Focus

It’s always easier to fault the external world rather than the internal self. It’s harder to accept we’re the problem, and admit it, sometimes it feels good to rage at something unrelated rather than peel away the layers to the root of a problem. Ingrid Ricks opens her short, read-in-one-sitting memoir Focus with a blunt…

Breathe, Press, and Roll

Eye strain. Headaches. Fatigue. A true fiesta. This party-for-one contains side effects of my visual impairment depending on my environment and my work habits and my health. Treating the physical side effects of a disability means being choosey–medication, physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise, socializing, eating, drinking, resting–so many options exist for stress relief with varying…