World CP Day 2020

“World CP Day is an opportunity for the whole world to come together to recognise and celebrate the 17 million people around the world living with cerebral palsy. On October 6 every year, individuals, families and organisations celebrate by sharing stories, hosting events, and wearing the color green.” Source: https://worldcpday.org/about-us/ If I’ve still got yourContinue reading “World CP Day 2020”

Pre and Post Israel Reflection

3+ years ago I came to this park and went on a walk through the nature trail by myself. Unprepared, in unsupportive sneakers and a GoPro in hand (click and swipe➡️), I set out to walk it in it’s entirety just to prove to myself that I could do it. After some breaks to takeContinue reading “Pre and Post Israel Reflection”

Take Control Of Your Fears

This month I’ve been learning new ways to adjust my mindset in how I approach each physical activity I do. In a way that allows me to chip away at my recently self-identified fear of falling. I realized that I carry that fear with me now more than I ever have, so I’m working onContinue reading “Take Control Of Your Fears”

Took The Leap – Physical Therapy

Tonight I went to physical therapy for #cerebralpalsy for the first time since middle school!! Y E S it was physically challenging and I have so much to improve on and strengthen, but I was so happy to be in that atmosphere! no one made me do it, I went by sole choice and the feeling ofContinue reading “Took The Leap – Physical Therapy”

Sunday’s Are For Self Care

Sunday’s are for #selfcare! Well, everyday should have some aspect of self care involved but I know that’s easier said than done because life gets ~crazy. 🌀 Social distancing has made us all look inward and figure out new, simple ways to navigate through stressful situations and anxiety. We haven’t been able to go to ourContinue reading “Sunday’s Are For Self Care”

Disability Pride Month – July 2020

PSA: July is Disability Pride Month! So in total Chelsea fashion, I procrastinated posting until the very last day. 🙃 The topic has been heavy on my mind all month though. Like, what does disability pride actually mean to ME? Well, I have to admit my relationship with myself and my disability has evolved overContinue reading “Disability Pride Month – July 2020”

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 30th Anniversary

I used to be ashamed of this symbol. Now I embrace it, and all of the princess parking that follows. 💁🏻‍♀️ The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990, and today marks its 30th anniversary. It’s certainly a day of celebration🎉, but also a day for reflection.🤔 “The ADA is a civil rightsContinue reading “The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 30th Anniversary”

2020-2021 Aerie Ambassador

Real. Empowering. Honest. Fun. Smart. Inspiring. Sexy. Kind. Diverse. Game Changer. Strong. These words not only define the brand identity of the clothing company Aerie, but also words that I strive to live up to in my own life. I share my personal story about living with a disability in an effort to embrace myselfContinue reading “2020-2021 Aerie Ambassador”