Yes, I definitely hear that everyone has challenges in life and that life is not smooth sailing for anyone. It still doesn't seem like that is a fair statement to say to someone born with a chronic illness and/or disability. Yes, you all have challenges but your challenges come and go throughout your lifetime. A … Continue reading Is it fair to compare?
Keep feeling like you can do it! Don't allow negative thought patterns to overtake your outstanding abilities. If there are people in your life that don't believe in you, stay away from them! We need to continuously remind ourselves of our inherent awesomeness and a deep sense of ability! We are people of never-ending courage … Continue reading We Got This!!
Observing the turn of events that take place in my personal life, the lives of my friends and family and of the general world around me never ceases to amaze me. We can never really predict what will happen next or how we will feel about it. We take one step at a time predicting … Continue reading Love Yourself like your Love Depends on it!
"Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you!" "It doesn't matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop" "Do not compare your insides, with someone else's outsides" "Don't let what you cannot do, interfere with what you can do"
As I am getting older and completely in charge of my own medical care, I decided to undergo some genetic testing so that I have clear answers for when I decide to have children. I found out that the diagnosis that I carried my whole life was incorrect and in fact, I have something completely … Continue reading Scratch that!
I find it highly interesting how one day we feel like we have a clear grasp on our life and then within minutes, it can all become a blur of confusion. It is not good or bad, it is life. Life is constantly changing. Curveballs are thrown in every direction and somehow we are supposed … Continue reading Staying sain amongst insanity
Lately, people have been telling me that because of my disability there are limited options for me in a specific context. They are not trying to harm me in any way, just assuming that they are being realistic. I refuse to even begin to believe that. If I really believe in myself and my abilities … Continue reading Life has no limitations, except the ones you make