Tag Archives: disability

Welcome to my World

To the parents of the child just diagnosed: Hi, I am Lorraine. These days I am a writer, blogger, and die-hard Astro’s fan. Over the years I have perfected my chili recipe and I like to make cinnamon glazed almonds … Continue reading

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Rise From the Ashes

We all crash and burn.  It is a sad fact of life.  We can be making progress on our journey, and then out of nowhere something unexpected can knock everything we know to be true on its butt.  As the … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Hero

At first, I couldn’t wrap my mind around it.  Valentine’s Day is supposed to be full of hearts and flowers, lots of chocolate, and telling people how much they mean to our lives.  The theme of the day is love, … Continue reading

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A Price to Pay

It started out like any other day.  I got up and began my morning routine.  Washed my face, brushed my teeth, made myself  some toast, and then I sat down at my computer.  My ritual is to check email first, … Continue reading

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