Writing Portfolio

Hi, I’m Meara. I write about life as a chronically ill woman.

From relationships, fashion, life stories, to wedding planning, for the purpose to empower the chronically ill and disabled.

These are my published stories. You can find me at The Mighty and Offbeat Bride under various aliases.

Books

It’s Okay, Magic Happens

Offbeat Bride

The 5 most comfy wedding shoes for brides with chronic pain — or anyone!

Spoonie Bride: How to find a wedding dress when chronically ill

The Mighty

How to DIY a Home Spa for Fibromyalgia Self-Care

Using Technology to Advocate for Yourself As a Chronic Illness Patient

The 5 Step List I Use Along My Diagnosis Journey

Why Body Positivity Is Often Hard for Women With Chronic Illness

When I Was Told I Needed Joint Injections For Chronic Illness

How My Faith Gives Me Comfort and Companionship With Chronic Illness

6 Skin and Hair Care Tips for Chronic Illness Warriors

How PTSD and Chronic Illness Affected My Engagement and Marriage

What Positive Thinking Means in My Life With Chronic Illness

How Acknowledging the Good and Bad Helps Me Cope With Lupus

Why Fashion and Style Should Be Part of Social Justice for People With Disabilities

Developing Your ‘Spoonie Style’ As Someone With Chronic Illness

Uncomfortable Revolution

Schizoaffective disorder and romantic relationships: a star-crossed engagement