A beautiful and touching poem by a young woman with hEDS, this poem won the Pongo Poetry Prize for teen poets.
I wanted to provide a list of gift suggestions that wasn't just populated with things from box stores, but instead seeks to support all the spoonies who are out there chasing their dreams despite the struggle of daily or near daily symptoms. So my post begins with spoonie owned and operated businesses where you can … Continue reading Support Spoonie Businesses This Holiday!
Meet October's Hero: Michaela Oteri, aka Ogrefairy, who portrays people with disabilities with honesty and raw beauty in her digital Cripple Punk portraits. Learn about her life and work as a graphic artist with EDS and ME/CFS & how you can get your own amazing portrait.
October Toot Your Horn Tuesday - Submit your best post of the month to share with Zebra Pit readers.
Originally shared on TYHT, with this reblogged post, you’ll be prepared to advocate for your health while keeping your current position or finding a better career that fits your needs.
Meet the Disabled Tourist Guide who contracted polio at age 3. As a result, his legs have been paralyzed. That hasn’t stopped him helping others with disabilities travel his beloved Morocco, or achieving his goals. Learn how more at zebrapit.com
An emergency chat app that allows you to communicate with one phone in situations where verbal communications aren't possible.
Toot Your Horn Tuesday is a place where any blogger who either has a disability or writes on topics of health and wellness for people with chronic conditions can come and share their best article each month with the Zebra Pit Community. Ideally it would be something that might interest and enrich our readers; Have … Continue reading Toot Your Horn Tuesday – September Edition
Wall Push Ups are a good way to build upper body strength fast and are a big part of what keeps my right shoulder from popping out of place every time I wash myself or roll over in bed. I also believe wall push-ups, along with one other exercise, keep my costochondritis and rib subluxations … Continue reading Wall Push Ups
It’s World Suicide Prevention Day. I’m not going to pretend that I have all the answers or that I can provide some sort of step by step guide of what you should do if you’re feeling suicidal. There are a million of those out there and I don’t know how useful they are, to be … Continue reading The Year I Wanted to Die