Dreams, Fears, Hopes, SDR

One Hundred And One

I know, I know. Been a while since my last post. Oops. Life got in the way for a minute there. I'm still here, though! Promise. I just got word that I surpassed one hundred followers on this blog! Wow, everyone. Thank you so much! Thought I'd write a little something to express my gratitude.… Continue reading One Hundred And One

Dreams, Fears, Hopes

Just Three Things

I've said before that I'm hardly the face or poster person of cerebral palsy. Just here to tell parts of my story, not presume anything about anyone else's. However, my twenty-something years of lived experiences with a disability gives me some authority on the subject. When I was younger I thought I was invincible. If… Continue reading Just Three Things

Dreams, Fears, Hopes, SDR

Don’t Forget To Feel Proud

As the end of this year draws near, I'd like to take a moment and reflect on one thing I accomplished that I'm proud of. 2020 was a tough one for all of us. Twelve months in. We all made it this far amidst so much tragedy and loss. We could all use some joy,… Continue reading Don’t Forget To Feel Proud

Dreams, Fears, Hopes, SDR

Betting On Better Futures

In the process of trying to explain to others what my recovery's been like, I've been thinking a lot about sacrifice and the potential for reward. For example, deciding to have surgery was definitely a huge, impactful decision for me to make. I had a feeling SDR was going to change not only the way… Continue reading Betting On Better Futures

Daily Life, Dreams, Fears, Hopes, SDR

Being Physically Disabled During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has now invaded pretty much all aspects of our daily lives. It's on everybody's mind, on all TV sets turned to the news channel. Society is afraid and the media breeds on fear. I'm willing to bet that disabled folks out there are afraid, too. Disabled lives are just as valuable as… Continue reading Being Physically Disabled During a Pandemic

Dreams, Fears, Hopes, SDR

When You’re Finally Free

As it is now March and officially Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, I thought I'd write another post discussing it and how my feelings have changed from last year's CP Awareness Month post. There, I discussed feelings of self-love and that message is more or less the same. I am still in a place where I… Continue reading When You’re Finally Free