A Year of Independence

It’s nighttime at my place. I look around and start to feel a mix of emotions. Having a disability such as cerebral palsy, you can only hope one day you have enough independence in your life that you can live on your own in some way. This has been my dream for so many years.Continue reading “A Year of Independence”

Facing Fear

Facing fear in the face, that’s my life. When you have a disability, you have to face fear head-on every day, wondering what the day ahead will bring.  Is my body going to feel well enough to get out of bed today?  Is it going to take the whole morning to get ready?  Am IContinue reading “Facing Fear”

BRING OUT THE AUTHENTIC MARIE W.O.W.C.P

Here we go; this is my first blog of being authentic, living my life as honest as I can be, simple as I can be with cerebral palsy. I acted bravely on the outside, but I felt so scared inside more than anyone knew and more than I knew.  To escape the reality of myContinue reading “BRING OUT THE AUTHENTIC MARIE W.O.W.C.P”