Hi, I’m Lainie

If you just stumbled here (literally for some) you are definitely in the right place.

I am soooo happy you found this site and can’t wait to meet you.

I can be controlling (picture my husband and kid’s enthusiastically nodding) at times
and rarely put myself in vulnerable situations.
Taking the pictures you see of me with my leg braces showing was really scary.
Posting those pictures for the world to see is beyond TERRIFYING.

Those of us with invisible (not so obvious) physical disabilities have unique fashion and every day life challenges.
I started Trend-ABLE because I am passionate about helping other PERFECTLY IMPERFECT women feel and look their best.

Tweaks & Trends

Mascara hack for those with hand weakness, CMT, Parkinson's, ms, tremors, arthritis & cerebral palsy.

Mascara Hack For Women

You don’t have to have a disability to get why I have a love/hate relationship with mascara. It’s the one beauty product that has both the ability to make you look younger and like a football player at the exact same time.

Perfectly Imperfect Women Who Inspire

Lifestyle How to balance Christmas parties & life an invisible disability like Charcot Marie Tooth, MS, Cerebral Palsy, & neuropathy.

Holiday Survival

The Holiday Season isn’t all jingle bells and sleigh rides when you have an invisible disability. As temps begin falling and your calendar starts filling, the stress and worry about how the hell you’ll make it through it all, rears it’s Scrooge like head. Of course this time of year can be stressful for everyone. There is a ton of pressure to be merry and create picture perfect, Norman Rockwell like moments, to then post on Facebook of course.

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LifestyleResources How to Be Happy and more confident When you have a disability and Neuropathy from a chronic condition like Muscular Sclerosis or Charcot Marie Tooth Disease.

HOW TO PHOTOSHOP YOUR SELF-IMAGE

Do you remember when we had to have our photos developed before viewing the images? The days when selfies weren’t even a thing and group shots didn’t involve a million retakes? Back then, we had no way of knowing if our arms looked flabby or if our leg braces were showing in photos until we picked up the physical prints.

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Fashion

FALL OUTFIT BOOTIE

I’m pretty sure fall gets the ”favorite season” award for people living with chronic conditions and disabilities. Personally, my body just works better with pumpkin spice lattes, crisp, not too hot & not too cold air, and the return of my favorite tv shows.

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Lifestyle 13 Apps To help people with chronic conditions and disability live happy lives

13 LIFE CHANGING APPS

There’s an app for almost everything these days. I’m by no means a techy, ( I couldn’t move past level 1 in Ms. Pac-Man and flunked high school typing) but in order to keep up with and track of my kids, I’ve evolved into an app connoisseur of sorts.

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