Monthly Archives: November 2012

Losing the “Weight”

“You are being closed minded and you’re not willing to budge!” “And you are making incorrect assumptions about things that you just don’t understand!” I was having a major disagreement with someone significant in my life, and I was taking … Continue reading

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A Price to Pay

It started out like any other day.  I got up and began my morning routine.  Washed my face, brushed my teeth, made myself  some toast, and then I sat down at my computer.  My ritual is to check email first, … Continue reading

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Remember The Washing Machine

It has been one of those days that I hate.  Not one that has been completely horrible, (although I am not fond of those either) it has just been a day when two or three seemingly little things have been … Continue reading

Posted in Attitudes, changing perspectives, choices, Lessons, overcoming challenges, Wheelchair | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment