A Cheat Sheet for Disabled Travelers (from two seasoned travelers…)

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I love to travel, thank goodness, because I have to travel for work… And after about three years off the travel treadmill, the world of going out and about, both for vaca and business, is open again. I was surprised at how every plane, bus, or train I was on recently was packed! And, even as a seasoned traveler, my recent trip was one surprise after another.

This week, I’m doing something a bit different… My friend Liberty Forrest and I are chatting about our recent experiences traveling with long-term conditions. Now, we can’t cover all the folly and foibles of traveling while ‘disabled.’ (I hate the term ‘disabled,’ yet that’s the label the travel industry seems to like to use.) But Liberty and I are giving it a go!

Listen in to our travel adventures and misadventures and the lessons we’ve learned, and I invite you to share your learnings and lessons of travel with an invisible illness with us in the comments section. 

In our time together, Liberty and I share about why my cane is now “not a cane” and how my cane became ‘headless’ plus
• Our stories of travel disasters that we can now laugh about,  
• Considerations for documentation on medications, medical devices, and symptoms, 
• Ways to evaluate your medications, vaccinations, etc., and what might be legal or not at your destination,
• Thoughts on keeping ‘Murphys Law’ at bay, including the importance of pre-planning worst-case scenarios’… and so much more…

More about our Guest: Our guest, Liberty Forrest, is an award-winning author, speaker, and contributor to numerous informational publications, including Huffington Post. She is also a senior contributor at SportsEdTV. And, a lover of really dumb jokes and the creator of the “Witchy” cartoons. Check out her articles over at Medium (https://medium.com/@libertyforrestauthor). And she has written numerous fiction and nonfiction books covering various topics. She loves sharing what she’s learned throughout her healing journey, personal development, and spiritual study. It has been an essential part of her education and training as a Master Teacher, allowing her to fulfill her purpose of helping others achieve their highest potential. Learn more about Liberty at www.LibertyForrest.com.

Please share this link to our chat with family and friends: https://UnderstandingAutoimmune.com/travel-2023.

* Your host is neither a doctor nor a medical professional. She is someone who is living well with an autoimmune diagnosis. This show is for educational purposes only. The information presented in this interview cannot substitute for the advice of your physician or other trained medical, healthcare, or other professionals. Host(s) and guest(s) are not diagnosing any specific conditions during the show. This show is not intended to diagnose, prevent, or treat autoimmune diseases or other conditions or illnesses. The information provided on UnderstandingAutoimmune.com, Life Interrupted Radio.com, and The Autoimmune Hour are for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for your own medical, legal or other professional advice and care.

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