• I wrote life

    I wrote life

    I wrote this song last summer. It is dedicated to a friend of mine who was really disappointed with life in general. The lyrics begin with me acknowledging that I was not there for her proximity wise, but explains how I am there nonetheless and how we need each other. All of the lyrics describe true events. The second verse is something that really took place for me in third grade. It tells the story of how shocking it was to my teacher that I wrote the word LIFE on the chalkboard when all of the kids wrote things that were less deep.
  • When Wheelchairs Are Cool

    When Wheelchairs Are Cool

    Wheelchair users cutting lines and getting back-stage passes? It's a cool perk, says Ben Mattlin in the New York Times. Ben has spinal muscular atrophy. Posted: 8/28/2014
  • Curve Ball

    Curve Ball

    When I was at my lowest and worst with Myasthenia, I would say to everyone “live as the present, not as tomorrow and not as yesterday, live for today”. In the past two years, it seems my life has been full of curve balls. Yes, curve balls, the ones you take stance, and attempt to hit out of the park, some go foul, some are strikes and some just curve way to the right and hit you in the knee cap. But no matter the curve ball, it always seems to be the worst one yet. Then I sit and think, is my life really that bad?...
  • TV Series To Examine Life During Transition

    TV Series To Examine Life During Transition

    A new show focusing on the experiences of five young adults with intellectual disabilities is coming to television. The documentary-style series “The Specials” follows real-life housemates Sam, Hilly, Lucy, Lewis and Megan over the course of four years beginning when they were between the ages of 19 and 23. Posted: 8/25/2014