Disabled with an Addiction

“Just one more,” I think to myself. “The pain is really bad, so I have no choice.” That was my mantra. What I tried to convince myself was the truth, time after time. This is how my story begins, my … [Read more...]

GMOs vs. Organic – Part 2

If you had the option of going to the grocery store to buy food that could prevent you from making so many trips to the doctor, would you do it? Would you do it if it helped you to cut back on … [Read more...]

Food for Thought: GMOs vs. Organic – Part 1

The subject of our food and how it affects our health and environment has been a growing interest of mine over the past couple of years. I think I’m driven to these topics because I grew up on a farm … [Read more...]

Living with Home Care

Home care helps me keep my independence. But what does independence mean to you? Independence has a subjective meaning. It’s different for everyone and it changes over our lifespan. What … [Read more...]

ABLE Act: ABLE to Make a Difference?

One late night last winter, I checked my email box to find a message from a website called Change.org, home to thousands of petitions created by individuals trying to rally people together for their … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Be Audaciously Empowering

When was the last time you felt audaciously empowering? Was it as recently as New Year’s Eve when you watched the ball drop in Times Square and devoted yourself to your newest set of … [Read more...]

Tashauna’s Twist on Inspiration Porn

Everyone has something or someone who inspires them or motivates them to achieve greatness from within. Once you know a person's struggles and triumphs, the person becomes a source of inspiration. But … [Read more...]

Full Circle of Writing

Way back in the days when I was a youngin’…in 2007… Just kidding! Though, way back in late 2007 was the first time I wrote for Audacity Magazine. I don’t remember how I even found out about … [Read more...]

Nina Ellis Cruises through Challenge

My name is Nina Ellis, and I'm 35 years old.  I live in Ladson, SC, about 30 minutes away from downtown Charleston.  My specific disability is unknown, since I have a few rare problems from injuries … [Read more...]