Val is a fat Mi’kmaw-white woman. She became a mobility aid user in 2016 after a life saving surgery injured her spinal column. Sadly, the doctors refused to let her to keep the 15lb tumor as a souvenir. She is a fan of slow and ethically made fashion. She loves to sew her own garments, but despises winding bobbins. Val currently resides in the National Capitol Region in Canada with her two dogs and her brother, Aaron. Find Val at @the_rationale_of_val on Instagram.