Category Archives: Journey

My Intention

A few years ago, I was introduced to the concept of mindfulness. I really liked it. The idea of being fully present in every moment, and using our thoughts, senses, and experiences to appreciate every minute that we can. Practicing … Continue reading

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“I’ll Always Make You Different.”

When I was a senior in high school, I was in a kick ass creative writing class. The woman who taught it had also taught me junior English and I liked her immensely. In fact, thanks to Facebook, we are … 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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A Little More Faith

The most disheartening thing is that it keeps happening. A few days ago, there was a knock at my door, and I opened it to an unexpected visitor.  The gentleman seemed nice enough.  Went through the usual initial questions.  I … Continue reading

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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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It Comes From Within

People ask me about various aspects of my disability all the time. There are all kinds, but probably the most common question I get asked is “What is the worst part about having your disability?” Some people wonder if I … Continue reading

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