Medicalist disability gatekeepers: you're not disabled, you've got a job with benefits and have no similar experiences in the struggle.

Me, constantly at risk of losing jobs because of how often I get sick & how often I need to adjust my work schedule for appointments and recovery times, listening to another abled comment on how often I'm asking for accomodations:


Me, with a higher cost of living even for more socially acceptable disabilities like vision:

Me, knowing I have scoliosis and still not having that checked for two decades of life because of prohibitive costs associated with "specialists":

Me, spotting how often the allistics in my work environments close in around me when they start detecting something is "off" about me that they deem "incompetent" or worse:

Me, dying from health neglect while accumulating chronic pain:

Me, having literally been raised by a single disabled parent:

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