Hey, I wrote a thing and it got published in Disability Acts! To Get to the Other Side is available right now! (I originally wrote this in 2017 but expanded the story upon the advice of the excellent editors I worked with.) Cheers, Cait G
Steps One foot in front of the other hurts. My gait is off. The people on the street see me stagger. I know they think I’m drunk. My two legs have to become three. One is a stick. It propels me forward but there’s still pain. If I stand still, I fall. I’m now propped … More Steps (A Poem)
This year as been a real page-turner in my wee life. Going from an invisible to a blatantly visible disability has forced me to wake up to even more realities of what it’s like to live as a spoonie. On my Books/Writing menu, you’ll find Tales from the Crip. That’s going to be the home … More New web-exclusive content!
After years of needlessly suffering, I finally bought a rollator, which is a walker with a seat and wheels. I named it Noola, after the feisty character in Life in the ‘Cosm. Fellow author Jamieson Wolf said he was glad I named it that because, as he stated, “Noola would roll!” Noola and I have been … More My First Week with Noola
Because I am a published author, there are conferences I must attend for learning and for self-promotion. I want to go to these things. And with this rollator, I can! Always having a seat with me is an enormous thing. Last year at Can*Con 2016, people suggested I sit on a window sill while waiting in line for a panel. That was a solution, I guess, but not a very good one. Also, I kinda hate asking people for chairs all the time. It’s going to be nice to just chill and be independent. … More My New Wheels!