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Internalised Ableism, Week 5: Not Disabled Enough
Cerebral Palsy / Getting support / internalized ableism / Multiple Sclerosis / Uncategorized

Internalised Ableism, Week 5: Not Disabled Enough

I have an issue with appearing weak. This all started when I was born with spastic cerebral palsy. I was raised to believe that I would have to learn to do things for myself. I was raised not to be a quitter and to move forward, despite the pain that I might be in. It … Continue reading

Spoonie Authors Podcast Episode Five: A.N. Mouse
Podcast

Spoonie Authors Podcast Episode Five: A.N. Mouse

Don’t like the podcast format? You can also view the podcast on YouTube. (Closed captions are available for the YouTube video.) Transcript Transcripts done by CJ Clougherty, @PadfootPGH Dianna: Hello, and welcome to The Spoonie Author’s Podcast: a podcast where we explore a different disabled author’s stories each week. I am your host, Dianna Gunn, and … Continue reading

Internalized Ableism, Week 4: Solution to Being a Terrible Patient, or, How I Learned It’s Okay to Need Help
Getting support / internalized ableism / Spoonie Challenges

Internalized Ableism, Week 4: Solution to Being a Terrible Patient, or, How I Learned It’s Okay to Need Help

I had surgery recently on my foot to remove a bone chip and arthritis bone spurs. The pain in my foot wasn’t terrible but it had changed my gait, adding to the workload in my lower spine and making one hip pop out of joint daily. I have arthritis and degenerative disc disease, so I … Continue reading

Spoonie Authors Podcast Episode Four: Sophia Beaumont
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Spoonie Authors Podcast Episode Four: Sophia Beaumont

This week’s interview is with multi-genre author Sophia Beaumont. Don’t like the podcast format? You can also view the podcast on YouTube. (Closed captions are available for the YouTube video.) Transcript Transcripts done by CJ Clougherty, @PadfootPGH Dianna: Hello, welcome to the Spoonie Author’s Podcast: a podcast where we explore a different disabled author’s stories each … Continue reading

Spoonie Authors Podcast Episode Three: Talking Queer Romance with MA Hinkle
Podcast

Spoonie Authors Podcast Episode Three: Talking Queer Romance with MA Hinkle

This week’s interview is with contemporary romance author MA Hinkle, whose book Weight of Living has just been released! Don’t like the podcast format? You can also view the podcast on YouTube. (Closed captions are available for the YouTube video.) TRANSCRIPT BELOW VIDEO Transcript Dianna: Hello, and welcome to the Spoonie Author’s Podcast: a podcast … Continue reading