here's some links to some other brilliannt folks who have written brilliant things about ableism, class, healing, all of it.
http://midnightapothecary.blogspot.com/2012/10/more-healing-more-of-time.html Dori Midnight on healing that's accessible and grassroots
http://poeticoverthrow.blogspot.com/2012/10/an-end-to-able-bodied-rhetoric.html my beautiful friend Aaron on class, cripness, parenting and so much else
http://radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com/2012/10/17/on-gimp-time-activism-and-commitment/ <3sprinkles on being a crip on state disability, time, energy and organizing
http://organizingupgrade.com/index.php/modules-menu/community-care/item/737-care-is-the-core-of-change Subhash on the importance of not being a 25 year old organizer dying of overwork
https://www.facebook.com/notes/brunhilda-christopher/my-response-to-an-end-to-self-care/10152210543650232 my beauitful, beautiful friend Bruin writing about what happens when being a burnout activist makes you sick, and then the community doesn't show up to go to your doctor's appointments with you.
Adrienne Maree Brown nails it, as always.
http://www.spectraspeaks.com/2012/10/response-to-an-end-to-self-care-community-care-how-about-an-end-to-the-martyr-complex/ amazing post about mental health and martyrdom.
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