A different kind of fatigue.
Over a year into the COVID19 pandemic, I still notice the recurring theme of people discussing pandemic fatigue and about wanting life to be normal again. I think it goes without saying that everybody would appreciate it if life did go back to normal. But the focus on “normalcy” ignores the reality that millions of…
Music, concerts, COVID & me
Concerts have been like a spiritual experience for me. And I really, really miss them.
Compassionate doctors are scarce. And I just said goodbye to mine.
Despite growing up with chronic pain my entire life, I didn’t go to my first pain management clinic until around 2015. I was in college at the time and heading into one of many flares. I wasn’t sure what I was going to get going in, and was quite apprehensive to begin with. I was…
Voting access for disabled folks (2019)
In the spirit of the election, I decided to post a paper I wrote for my Disability Law & Policy class. I’m most definitely not an expert, so please keep that in mind while reading. Enjoy! Voting Accessibility & Policy Kayle Hill DSAB 626 22 May 2019 Professor Wyman Introduction Under the minority model…
I’ve been working a new job! And it’s terrifying.
I started a new position on October 1 to complete a service year with Public Allies, an Americorps program that pairs you with a local nonprofit where you work for 10 months while also receiving other types of leadership training. I was matched with an organization in Bridgeport, CT, and I am helping them with…