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
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
Following all COVID-related protocols, I recently started personal training, a key component of my rehab from surgery. I've done a bit of personal training in the past and loved it. Was super excited to start up again. Well, happy to report that so far, so good. Thought I'd go into a little bit about my… Continue reading A New Kind Of PT
Imagine for a moment that you're an adventurous climber. You're a climber and it's just you, some ropes, a mountain. That's it. You're solo. How do you push yourself to get to the top? What gets you there? What motivates you? Let's chat about motivation, shall we? What it means, how to get it, how… Continue reading Let’s Say You Wanna Climb A Mountain
There's honestly so much to say about relationships specifically within the context of disability. Right now I'd like to focus in on the term "interabled." Yes, that's actually a term people use. I've come across it many times on social media, particularly both Twitter and Instagram. What does it mean? Well, interabled is used to… Continue reading What Did You Call It?
The younger version of me has been referenced quite a bit on this blog and I thought I'd revisit that now. So I came across a tweet on Twitter where a disabled user asked other disabled people if they could tell one thing to their younger self, what would it be? So many possibilities but… Continue reading You Are Enough
Very hard to believe that a year has passed and it's World Cerebral Palsy Day 2020! As always, I like to take this day to reflect. What better way to reflect than through writing a blog post, am I right? So, I thought I'd talk a little about when I myself first learned about my… Continue reading Finding Out