Back in Time, Dreams, Fears, Hopes

Take Up The Space

The other day I was on Twitter and wrote a quote tweet that got quite a bit of unexpected attention. It didn’t go viral or anything but it get more attention than my other tweets. You’re probably thinking ok, who cares? Here’s why it matters. At least to me. The quote tweet was in response… Continue reading Take Up The Space

Analysis, Dreams, Fears, Hopes

A Special Feature

Hi. Been a while. I know, I know. Life has been hectic! If you can forgive me, I’d like to discuss something special. This post is belated, but you know what they say…. better late than never. Without further ado, here’s the announcement: this blog is featured in the textbook Getting Real About Inequality: Intersectionality… Continue reading A Special Feature

Dreams, Fears, Hopes, SDR

Two

Happy Valentine’s Day! Well, here I am. It’s been two years since my SDR surgery. Yes, it’s unbelievable. Though, time tends to do that. Move forward. It’s been a tough couple years in terms of all the recovering, physical therapy and personal training. Like I’ve said, SDR recovery takes work. Discipline. Even so, I don’t… Continue reading Two

Dreams, Fears, Hopes

A Future With Children

I want children — eventually. I've known that for a long time. You might already know that from previous posts or not. But you do now. I posted my thoughts about motherhood a while ago but my perspective has, of course, changed in two years. Not necessarily my decision whether to have children — that… Continue reading A Future With Children

Dreams, Fears, Hopes, SDR

World Cerebral Palsy Day 2021

Me sitting at a wedding reception in a red dress, smiling. My hair is partially down and I'm wearing silver hoop earrings and red lipstick. My logo is in white in the bottom left corner. Well, it's that time of year again. Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day. I usually like to take this day… Continue reading World Cerebral Palsy Day 2021

Dreams, Fears, Hopes, SDR

How Far

Bigger picture from 2012 with a golden glow labeled "after" is me standing tall on a staircase and smiling. A superimposed photo in black and white, labeled "before" from 2011 is of me standing on a street corner, smiling, using my forearm crutches and my left leg is crooked inward. My logo is in white… Continue reading How Far

Controversy, Dreams, Fears, Hopes

A Hike Up Diamond Head

Me at the summit of Diamond Head Crater in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. I'm smiling with my forearm crutches against a beautiful backdrop of the ocean, beach, and tall buildings. My logo is in white in the bottom left corner. I just got back from an awesome vacation in Hawaii. Before arriving, I'd made the decision… Continue reading A Hike Up Diamond Head