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Fire Theory

Content/trigger warning: abuse mention Hey, guess what, everyone? I escaped domestic abuse! Yay! I’m free! I’m safe! I signed up to lead a Disability Day of Mourning vigil! …I still have to put the apartment together and clean it, and find a new job! But I also finally came up with an alternative to spoon…

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I’m on Facebook!

Here’s my page: https://www.facebook.com/This-Is-for-You-Carrie-1840949102700857 There isn’t really much there now, but I will be posting things there from other activists, organizations, and various people who are more eloquent than I am. No, this isn’t the giant step forward for my mental health. I’ll post about that within the week (I hope).

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Two Years Now…

Content/trigger warning: Death mention Carrie Fisher left this mortal coil exactly two years ago. I still miss her so much. It still seems unfair that she’s gone. I’m currently doing something she would be proud of, I think. Something that will improve my mental health and make it much easier for me to engage in…

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Hermeneutical Injustice

Content/trigger warning: discussion of ableism, cursing (these are probably true for most entries…), mention of Autism $peaks, eugenics, ABA   Internalized ableism is sadly common. I see it all the time, from Disabled people who choose to use terms like “person with a disability” and “the disabled” to those who are pro-eugenics. I’m also queer,…

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Several Things…

Content/trigger warning: discussion of ableism, including common emotional abuse techniques, cursing (do I always warn for cursing? I should, seeing as I curse like I just discovered the words) Hey! Guess who did NaNoWriMo and didn’t blog for a whole month because she was busy trying to hit 50k? This lady! (I did finish NaNo,…

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She Would Have Been 62 Today

Dear Carrie, Happy birthday. I hope wherever you are now, you have some awareness of how much your life mattered to so many people and that the world is worse off without you. And I hope that there are no saneist assholes there, even though if there were, you’d be giving them hell (no pun…

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