Tag: SMA

A row of colourful drinking straws

Drinking Straws: A necessary evil for some

I recently read this article about restaurants banning drinking straws in the Toronto Metro. This was quickly followed by another article that points out the necessity of straws for some people with disabilities. Since I am disabled and require straws in order to drink, I thought I would look at some options. Plastic Drinking Straws…
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August 14, 2017 0
Parker the pug and I sitting in the park

August Is SMA Awareness Month

I haven’t written a blog post in a while, so what better time than now? August is SMA awareness month and I have decided to start writing again. I wrote a post several years ago about my personal experience with SMA. A lot of good news has happened for families affected by SMA since then,…
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August 7, 2017 0

This Is Spinal Muscular Atrophy

I just heard about the SMA Blog Party on the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation website. I read many of the touching stories of families affected by SMA and wanted to write from my own perspective as someone who was born with SMA and is now living with it as an adult. Since Muscular Atrophy primarily affects…
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September 23, 2012 0