Author Archives: Alliah Czarielle

A New Home Brings New Learning Opportunities

Recently, my husband, Jared, and I decided to move into a new home. We’d been contemplating the idea since our daughter, Cittie, was born almost three years ago. Yet somehow, financial constraints always held us back. We wanted to be full-time parents to Cittie, at least during her formative…

Holding Out Hope When Changes Occur

My husband, Jared, and I are on the cusp of making a major life decision. This decision had always been part of our long-term plan. We just didn’t expect it to happen so soon. Still, one event led to another, and we found ourselves standing before the option we are…

Where Are the Voices of Filipino PWDs?

I’ve been busy setting up my personal website and blog lately. So far, chronic illness and disability are two of my major themes. My husband, Jared, has hemophilia and a seizure disorder, and I see him face the challenges of being disabled every day. His conditions affect our marriage, family,…