Tag Archives: Disability Awareness

Just Be Aware

Today is the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week, and I guess the purpose of events like this is not to “celebrate” mental illness as such, but rather, as the name implies, to simply raise awareness about the subject. I … Continue reading

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There is a Difference

I’ve heard that many people do lots of cleaning in the spring.  I, on the other hand, only clean my office when I can’t stand the clutter anymore.  Such was the case a few weeks ago.  As I was reorganizing … Continue reading

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All Throughout the Year

It’s not news. I have cerebral palsy. It’s a result of my wanting to come into the world too soon. I guess I found my mom’s womb to be rather boring. (Was it the fact that there was no cable … Continue reading

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Never Judge A Book…

Never judge a book by its cover. I have always liked that phrase. It reminds me that things aren’t always what they seem, and it’s a good response when people are making incorrect assumptions about me. I also appreciate the … 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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