Why is My Life Worth So Little to You?

I often feel as though I have to spend every second of my life explaining my worth to other people. As a 20 something disabled woman in the ‘high-risk’ category during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become more and more difficult for me to read the news or go on social media. It has become exhausting to read comments sections and listen to debates about whether or not masks are effective. My social media feed has become…