WHEN IN DARK TIMES

I talk openly about how I felt about having cp during dark periods in my life on my blog. I have gone through the ups and downs that life puts on people with cp. At the end of all of my ups, downs, and depressions, the only one that lost out was me. Yes, thereContinue reading “WHEN IN DARK TIMES”

HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUAL MORE INEPENDENCE (THE SUPPORT PROJECT)

WE CAN’T HAVE TEAMWORK WITHOUT SUPPORT MARIE W.O.W.C.P. As you all know, in my series “HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUAL MORE INDEPENDENCE,” For the next four to six months, I will be working on a healthy lifestyle for myself and putting my money where my mouth is. A healthy lifestyle will include healthy eating, physical and mentalContinue reading “HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUAL MORE INEPENDENCE (THE SUPPORT PROJECT)”

HOPE, FAITH, LOVE, AND GOD ( HIPE&FAITH)

 Life can be challenging at times. When life makes you feel this way, you have two choices: sit in the darkness, drow deep inside yourself, or dig your way out of the dark. It will take time, but you will get there if you choose to dig yourself out. I have learned that if youContinue reading “HOPE, FAITH, LOVE, AND GOD ( HIPE&FAITH)”

HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUALS MORE INDEPENDENT PT3

In the “HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUALS INDEPENDENCE SERIES, ” in part 2, I wrote about starting a new medicine to loosen my mouth muscles, which in turn are helping me eat healthier. I’m enjoying all the nutritious choices. In this edition, I will talk about choosing the proper diet for myself; maybe it will make othersContinue reading “HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUALS MORE INDEPENDENT PT3”

A FEW GOOD HELPING HAND’S PART 2

In “ A FEW HELPING HANDS PT ONE” (A FEW GOOD HANDS PT1), I shared my journey to applying for a PCA (personal care assistance). When picking a PCA, you first need to sit down with yourself and list what you wants and needs. You don’t want to give up the independence you fought soContinue reading “A FEW GOOD HELPING HAND’S PART 2”

UNDERSTANDING THE POWER OF LABELS PART PT2

SOMETIMES THE LABELS JUST GET IN MY WAY -MARIE W.O.W.CP.  As humans, we all have labels, so what is the most significant- how can a person make one more important than the other. We as humans force on too much on labels that we forget to enjoy life. Each person has their opinion/idea of whatContinue reading “UNDERSTANDING THE POWER OF LABELS PART PT2”

MY FUN & CHALLENGING LIFE

Disabled or able-boded, it’s their choice on how they choose to live their life. It has taken many years to know that I am not my disability; my disability is only a piece of me. Many people look at the label and don’t honestly look at what is under the label. Out of all theContinue reading “MY FUN & CHALLENGING LIFE”

TAKING CONTROL OF LIFE

I never thought I would be in control of my own life in all my life. As a person with cp, we can only dream that we can do half the stuff we hope to do in life. There are times in life where days can feel so challenging that we feel like we takeContinue reading “TAKING CONTROL OF LIFE”

HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUALS MORE INDEPENDENCE PT 2

As all health-conscious people know, they live by 80/20. 80% healthy/clean eating, 20% work out. ( at less than 30 mins 3x a week of an elevated heartbeat.)  As a person with cp, it is essential to have both. When I wrote the first peace on Health, Weight equals more independence ( https://sixlegtoindependentlifefromawalker.com/2021/10/03/healthy-weight-equals-more-independence/). I neverContinue reading “HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUALS MORE INDEPENDENCE PT 2”

UNDERSTANDING THE POWER OF LABELS

“WE MAY NEVER FULLY UNDERSTAND THE MEANING OF THE LABELS WE ARE GIVEN, YET THEY GIVE US THE POWER TO BE US.” In my blog about weakness, straight, and courage ( Weakness, straightforward, and courage), I talk about how I saw my cp as my weakness, and until recently, I realized it was my straightContinue reading “UNDERSTANDING THE POWER OF LABELS”