Category Archives: Disability Blogs

Just Book It!

When I started my blog almost five years ago, I was because I wanted a way to articulate some of the things I was going through. Living with various diagnoses is challenging on the best of days, and can be … Continue reading

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Then, I Can Hope…

When I answered the phone on that Sunday evening, the person on the other end was one of the last I expected. “Lorraine, this is Charlie Y.” My intrigue grew. This man is one of the nicest people on the … Continue reading

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How Can I Help You?

2016 is still in its infancy, and like most people I have spent the last few weeks reflecting on both where I have been and where I want to go. Speaking personally, I have never been a fan of New … Continue reading

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100 Posts…Have I Changed the World?

When I first started my blog on July 6th, 2012, I expected, in my small way, to change the world. At first, I knew I wanted to write about my experience living with my various diagnoses.  I wanted to explore … Continue reading

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Let’s Get This Party Started…

A warm hello to my readers!  Thank you so much for stopping by… Allow me to tell you a bit about myself.  I am a wheelchair user in my 40’s, affected by Cerebral Palsy. One of my favorite things to … Continue reading

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