"I understood that there was nothing wrong with me, that my physical difference did not define me. The real problem was ableism."
"I explored my personal style and used it as a vessel for reclaiming autonomy over my body and the symptoms I often cannot control."
Wear colorful clothing.
"Even if I’m just going to stay in bed all day and I can’t control my symptoms, I can control what I wear. These days, being unapologetically maximalist is a coping mechanism."
Use novelty accessories, please!
Color coordinate your outfit.
"If I’m going to get stares for being disabled anyway, I might as well give people something iconic to look at. "
Invest in a pair (or two or three) of block heels.
"Let your imagination run as wild as the audacity of ableists."