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Overcoming internalised ableism - TV segment by Rosie Jones

I cried with joy and understanding when I watched this on TV.

I hope when you watch it it will move you as well.

Ableism is everywhere; internalised ableism is something we have to overcome as disabled people. It took me 3 years to gain freedom by using a wheelchair. I'll repeat that ... I gained freedom. I didn't "give in", I didn't need pity, I wasn't in any way making myself worse. I gave myself the blessing of less pain, more energy, more ability to live fully and .....

This might surprise you.....

The ability to do more exercise because I wasn't wasting energy getting around but could save it for exercise in ways which benefit my body and health.

The Last Leg and Rosie Jones - I bloody love you!

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