Looking past the Physical

Advocate Kevin Nuñez

BRAKING NEWS: disability life is hard! Oh wait, you already knew that. Hello beautiful people and thank you all once again for choosing to read one of my blogs. This is the third in a series discussing positive disability body Image. First was Get to know my body. Then I wrote the infamous Get Naked. Now I’m writing about how people’s lack of reaction can also affect our bodies, our emotions, and our spirits. Posts like these pretty much kill my political aspirations but it’s important to raise awareness on these issues too.

When girls talk about their boyfriends to their friends they say things like “that’s Brad! He’s a personal trainer, Drives a Mercedes Benz, and he can do 30 push-ups at once.” You know what has never been said, in the history of the world “that’s Kevin! He drives a Quantum Edge power wheelchair, is an…

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