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I could be a lot more successful, and I could offer a lot to people with or without disabilities. If there is any type of legacy I want to leave, that is the legacy that people with disabilities just want to be treated normally. You know, the sad thing is, I work for a wonderful company. But as I have worked with my co-workers, some of them have learned about my disability, due to my pants slipping below my hips to show my adult diaper. And sometimes they are offended by the smell or et cetera. The sad part is, they make fun of me, just like uninformed children might do, even though they are adults. But none of this would have to happen, if insurance companies were required or if state-funded programs were in place for people with disabilities.

When you hire someone with a disability who receives state-funded programs like Medicaid, SSI, and Social Security disability payments, you are often taking them off these state-funded programs, which can save our local, state, and federal government millions of dollars. So even though an employee that is hired with a disability may be a little slower, or not as fast as someone else, you are helping them feel self-worth, and you are helping them feel like they are independent and helping them feel like they are making a change in society. So when employers hire people with disabilities, they need to realize they never may be as fast as someone who can type 60 words per minute, who can go to the bathroom in five minutes, or who can prepare their lunch in thirty minutes and eat it. When an employer hires someone with a disability, they need to realize that the employee may not be as efficient as the person next to them, but they may provide a better experience for the customers in general.

Please be thankful for the small things you have in life. And also, be mindful of those around you, especially people with disabilities. Don't be afraid to ask questions, or even be willing to assist them, so they can be as independent as possible. If you have the power to make change, you should look at people with disabilities, especially, because many of these people would not have to receive state-funded programs if there were things in place to encourage employers to hire people with disabilities. And once they are hired, they should be encouraged to keep them full-time and long-term. By doing this, you are not only changing their lives, but you are changing the way they think, feel, and grow as fellow citizens.

There are other articles to help support this cause, especially because of what happened during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, with one in five disabled workers losing their jobs, versus one in seven of the non-disabled#disablity

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Having meltdown please help anxiety cage sleep accidentally ate hummus from fridge before o saw the date on it was august 2020 now I’m nauseous and

I’m freaking out stomach nausea from eating old hummus ok had croutons and 3 vegi crackers to settle stomach am I ok from eating the old hummus my worries are there and I can’t ca myself down enough to sleep will I be ok or do u die from accidentally eating hummus from late aug I can’t sleep and am scared bc of nausea #PTSD #Selfcare #CPTSD #CPTSDinrelationships #CheckInWithMe #checkinginwithme #Upallnight #Chatspace #Hugs #Friends #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #bpdawareness #BPDDiagnosis #CPTSDinrelationships #help #BipolarDisorder #Disability #Chat #PinchedNerve #PTSDSupportAndRecovery #PTSDawareness #Fibromyaliga #Fibromyalgia #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #PolycysticOvarySyndrome #Aspergers #AspergersSyndrome #Spoonie #SpoonieProblems #Spoonies #Aspie #Art #Anxiety #GeneralizedAnxietyDisorder #GastroesophagealRefluxDisease #HashimotosThyroiditis #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #MightyQuestions #TheMightyTakeaway #MightyTogether #MightyMusic #mightymen #mightywarriors #mightywriters #MightyMoms #MightyMail #mightytoghter #DBT #DatingWithAChronicIllness #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Dating #Depression #datingdisabilities #Disabililty #disablity #checkinonme #Walking #52SmallThings #30Days30Stories #30daysofteal #Healthy #SaveMe #Company

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scoliosis #StayStrong #disablity

scoliosis really put a impact on me I've had scoliosis since I was little .even tho it's a mild case it caused my back to be inflamed I can't bend and it caused muscle spasms that go down to my legs. #Scolosis #ChronicPain

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"I'm glad I'm not as you are." #BipolarDisorder #Anxiety

Three times this year I've had close friends remark to such things as, "I feel better about myself when I think of you because you're younger and sicker than me." "It amazes me your still so beautiful on the outside even though your so sick." and "I could never have gotten though what you have, or be in your shoes." All these comments are from women who are 20 years older than me. They all really hurt my feelings. I try really hard to fight. To be strong, to keep it together. Yet, these are my close girlfriends and I want to be honest. I told them that this is something they should write in their journal, not say to me. My wife says I'm being oversensitive. I say it's hard to get up and fight each day without your loved ones seeing you as a sick person. #Bipolar #Anxiety #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #Obesity #Sleep apnea #disablity #Grief #imissnursing


Feeling like a bit of a burden today

My sister is my best friend and the only human in the world who understands me and accepts me completely. We had plans to move out of our parents' house together (after having to move back to help take care of our dad). I've been saving things for our apartment for months.

She recently got into a serious relationship and has been spending most nights with her boyfriend at his house.

It's just occurred to me that she doesn't need me anymore. I can't bring in much money just on disability. She has a good job and can move out without me. She'll ask me to come, but I don't want to be the third wheel when she decides to move in with this guy.

She wants me around, and I know that. But at the same time, I don't want to be the disabled sister that she feels responsible for. I don't want to hold her back. I don't want her to miss out on the opportunities that she has just because she feels bad leaving me behind.

I guess I'm having a difficult time knowing that I still need her so much and she doesn't need me anymore.

She's the one I would usually talk to about these things. It feels good to get it out there. #LoeysDietzSyndrome #disablity #Family

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Did you feel that you had to hide trying to get approved for disability? #disablity #Anxiety

I decided a few weeks ago to apply for disability, with the encouragement of my mental health professional. It’s something I’ve thought about off and on before but never really considered seriously. I don’t have many friends or people to confide in. I feel like I have to hide my decision from family because I don’t want to be judged or considered as someone who is being lazy or cheating the system.