Tag Archives: adjustment to disability

All I Can Say Is “Wow!”

“I instantly gravitated towards him because he was so handsome and confident. He also had/has stellar taste in music and we spent the next few hours talking about our favorite bands. I almost forgot about the others who were with … Continue reading

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Thanks Coach!

After I graduated from high school in the summer of 1986, I got ready to move across the country for college. The move was difficult for me in many ways. Not only was I transitioning to a new phase of … Continue reading

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A Profound Legacy

Robin Williams committed suicide last week. I heard the devastating news during a casual conversation with my good friend Andrea, but it took a few days to sink in. Once it did, there was an aching emptiness in my soul … Continue reading

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More Than A Million Bucks

Thousands were there for the challenge.  Every year rookies and running enthusiasts, as well as some of the world’s finest athletes, participate in the Boston Marathon.  Both physically and mentally grueling, every person, I’m sure, has a unique story as … Continue reading

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