You know, there’s absolutely no need to offer a stranger unsolicited advice, especially not a “cure”, for our disability or chronic illness. Not in public or via email and social media. Never,
And yes, I’ve tried Percy’s Powder, goat’s milk, mangosteen juice, Chinese herbs, essential oils. retinoids and fish oil (and more). I haven’t got the attention span to sit still for yoga.
I also don’t want a cure for my Ichthyosis – but I’d love a cure for other people’s ableism.
Image:: a selfie of a woman with a red face, short dark curly hair tied back, sort of smiling, wearing a grey green jacket over a green jumper. A yellow and green budgie and flower necklace is around her neck and a fairy penguin wrapped in fairy bread brooch is on her lapel. White text ok black is is in the corner of the image, text reads “most people don’t know how to pronounce ichthyosis, but they know what will “cure” it”, and below is CarlyFindlay.com.au