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genderqueer disabled metalsmith, multidisciplinary artist, & writer. hEhlers-danlos et al. rep’d by @StaciaDecker. they/them
Aug 14, 2018 13 tweets 2 min read
i am doubled over in pain. i have lost two hours. my insides ache. i push my fist against my skin, leaning into myself, trying not to hurt. i breath carefully. it hurts still. i have one dose left to take today. i get two, even thought that leaves me with 18 to 20 hours without pain relief. i must choose judiciously. i am saving it.
Feb 28, 2018 12 tweets 3 min read
thank you everyone for your help with my medications today. just went out to run some errands. as i was getting out of my car, a woman introduced herself - tasha - and explained that she was homeless and her tent had been ripped to shreds last night it’s bad out here in the bay; the cost of living is so high that so many people simply can’t afford it. the affluence that technology brings is usually right next to huge sprawling cities of tents and campers
Sep 12, 2017 22 tweets 4 min read
my dominant hand is completely numb from an injection, but i just called my representative to oppose HR 620 - the ADA reform act of 2017 .@JudgeTedPoe introduced the bill, which aims to place to burden of accessibility on disabled humans instead of businesses