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”

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”

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”

WEAKNESS, STRENGTH, AND COURAGE

    “IT TAKES TIME TO SEE A WEAKNESS IS A STRENGTH; IT TAKES COURAGE TO USE THAT WEAKNESS A STRAIGHT”- MARIE W.O.W.C.P. When you live with a disability as unfair as cp, your mind and heart work like every other person. Then you look at your physical self only to see life can beContinue reading “WEAKNESS, STRENGTH, AND COURAGE”

YOU MUST HAVE SELF-RESPECT TO UNDERSTAND LIFE WITH A DISABILTY

 People with disabilities don’t get respect. People often see disabilities as less than. The most essential and valuable thing in life as a person with disabilities is self-respect. It has taken several years and going down a few bumpy roads in life to realize this. Getting respect for others when you have a disability isContinue reading “YOU MUST HAVE SELF-RESPECT TO UNDERSTAND LIFE WITH A DISABILTY”

TAKING A STAND FOR YOURSELF CAN HELP OTHERS

 The other day I was talking with some friends. I realize we are a part of the first generation of people with disabilities to grow up with the ADA acts of 1973 and 1990. That meant we were the first generation to be acknowledged and have the right to be in the community entirely. WeContinue reading “TAKING A STAND FOR YOURSELF CAN HELP OTHERS”

WE HAVE VOICES

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog entitled “YOU ARE SO SMART.” (https://sixlegtoindependentlifefromawalker.com/2021/11/15/198/) The blog was about how society doesn’t see the CP community as much more than their physical appearance. If people just look past our physical being, they will see something they never expect—an intelligent, open-minded, opinionated person just like the nextContinue reading “WE HAVE VOICES”