Category Archives: Walking

Making Changes…

Jim Rohn said, “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” It all started with almond milk. I had been to my doctor and told her I was feeling punk. After explaining a few of … Continue reading

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The Parking Just Rocks…

January of 1987 brought lots of changes in my life. I started college in Kansas, far away from everything familiar at the time, and it definitely took some doing to adjust to my new life. Not only was I living … Continue reading

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As I Learn to Let Go…

It was a few months ago when the sunshine was stronger than it is now, but my body was not. Recent shenanigans with my kidneys had resulted in time in the hospital, and the unexpected surgery that followed. One of … Continue reading

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Step by Step…

When a caregiver first suggested it last fall, I thought he might be a tad bit crazy. We were having a conversation about creative ways that I might be able to get some exercise since my options to do so … 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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Nobody Has a Disability by Choice

I have to admit I did a double-take. When I heard the story a few weeks ago on my news feed on Facebook, I thought somebody was kidding. Kanye West stopped his concert because two of the fans there would … Continue reading

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