disability

Hello, my name is kris stout I would like to share my story of survival, addiction, mental health, and facing adversity. When I look into the sunset, I think of my past, present, and future, what it was like, what happened, and where I'm at now. Have you ever felt that you were born to lose? With all the adversity...

On June 5, 2019, I made an important decision. A decision that I thought I had made many times before, but I hadn't. In the past, I would hold on to the idea that maybe someday I would be able to use drugs or drink "sometimes," without everything falling apart. But I was wrong.  I grew up surrounded by a large...

I remember waking up that one morning angry, shaking, and crying because the night before I had just swallowed a whole bottle of pills. I wanted the pain and darkness to end. I was tired of living Groundhog Day over and over. Why was life so hurtful? Why were people so mean? I was such a good person. I was kind,...

I am currently 30 years old, and I am a stroke survivor. I never thought I'd be saying that or that I even could be saying that at such a young age, but here I am. My stroke happened on June 27, 2016; I was just 27 years old at the time. For about twelve weeks before, I was suffering from...

[audio m4a="https://insponation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/My-Story-Insponation.m4a"][/audio] My name is Tara, and I have Multiple Sclerosis. My story is like so many others. I was fine until one day, I was not. I had just given birth to my second daughter, and I was taking my girls to the neighborhood park. During the walk, my leg fell asleep and started dragging. I used the stroller as a...