SDR

A Brief Glance Inside

Maldives, South Asia, 2020 - An empty Maldivian Resort gym Source: Gym Stock photos by Vecteezy As a semi-companion to my last post, I thought I'd give an update on my personal training. A glance inside, if you will. You all know by now that training is key to my recovery from SDR surgery, right?… Continue reading A Brief Glance Inside

SDR

One

A box of chocolates. A cute stuffed teddy bear, monkey or elephant. Proclamations of love and sweet poems. Sappy cards or a lovely bouquet of red roses. That's what some of us might expect to get on Valentine's Day, am I right? That is, if you subscribe to the whole idea. If you don't, that's… Continue reading 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

Concepts

Letting Go of CP For Just One Day

I'd like to attempt to talk about something that's been kind of hard for me to articulate and discuss. There's no way to go around it other than by being as honest as possible, so here goes. In the past, I've admitted if there were some cosmic loophole or possibility to not have CP, even… Continue reading Letting Go of CP For Just One Day

Daily Life, SDR

Onboard the Home Exercise Struggle Bus

Source: Stock Photo from DepositPhotos So I've been trying really hard to keep up with my exercise regimen at home, especially now that I'm reducing the number of formal physical therapy sessions during the week. My regimen includes stretching and strengthening exercises like straight leg raises and bridges, among others. I've tried to do these… Continue reading Onboard the Home Exercise Struggle Bus