Monthly Archives: July 2015

Silver Linings!

I felt like I had been kicked in the gut.  As the air escaped from my lungs, my mind was reeling from what I had just heard.  Since I was considering a particular degree program for graduate school, I was … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Have to Laugh!

“Danielle Perez, Come.   On.  Down! You are the next contestant on the Price is Right.” It is the phrase that everyone in the studio yearns to hear, and Ms. Perez was no different.  When her bid on an item was … Continue reading

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Three Wonderful Years!

Midsummer of 1990 was a transitional time for me.  I had just lost a job that didn’t work out, moved home with my parents for a while and was getting ready to start a Master’s degree program a few months … Continue reading

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Look At Me…

This story was originally posted on United Cerebral Palsy’s national website a few months back.  They asked me to describe what it was like being poster child when I was young.  They encouraged me, to be honest.  I appreciate them … Continue reading

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