Latest Blog Posts from Brittany Quiroz

Don’t ‘Dis’ the Abled

Don’t ‘Dis’ the Abled

Often the “alternatively abled,” which is my preferred way of saying “disabled,” are viewed as not capable or self-sustained, that we are weak and need constant assistance. I run into ...

ByBrittany QuirozMarch 7, 2024
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Boundaries

Boundaries

Part of dealing with a chronic illness and disability is setting boundaries. Boundaries such as ...

ByBrittany QuirozFebruary 15, 2024
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Fear Has a Face

Fear Has a Face

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I think a picture is more like one billion words. People ask me all the time when it comes to my MS: “Are you scared?” I have to be honest, yes ...

ByBrittany QuirozJanuary 11, 2024
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Making Comparisons

Making Comparisons

Explaining a condition like multiple sclerosis to someone that has a perfectly clean bill of health can be frustrating. It’s sort of the theme of “if it doesn’t affect me, there’s no need to ...

ByBrittany QuirozDecember 21, 2023
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No Touching

No Touching

I’m curious to know if anyone else who uses mobility aids experiences this. This only seemed to have happened to me immediately following my diagnosis and lasted for only about ...

ByBrittany QuirozDecember 7, 2023
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Navigating the Holidays With MS

Navigating the Holidays With MS

The first of October has sort of always been the mental marker for me to “up my game” for the holiday season. Pumpkin lattes and all things gourd-related are being shoved down ...

ByBrittany QuirozNovember 16, 2023
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