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”

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”

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”

HOPE, FAITH, LOVE, AND GOD (GOD)

I believe in HOPE, FAITH, LOVE, and GOD. Hope is one thing I have to make throughout the day with my life challenges. My faith knows that I rely on hope to get me through life. And love leads me to the best version of myself . But when it comes to GOD, that’s whenContinue reading “HOPE, FAITH, LOVE, AND GOD (GOD)”

JUST A SPOONFUL OF MUSIC

Music is the sound of silence in a room full of noise. Music is a friend when you need a friend. Music isn’t a movement that makes sense. Music can help you make it through any challenging, sad, lonely, joyful times in life. Music can make your heart light and heavy. Having cerebral palsy musicContinue reading “JUST A SPOONFUL OF MUSIC”

    HOW KNOWING YOUR DISABILITY IS POWER

 “KNOWING YOUR DISABILITY SAYS A LOT.   KNOWING HOW YOUR DISABILITY EMPOWERS YOU SAYS EVERYTHING.” Marie W.O.W.C.P. The slogan for the cerebral palsy community is “LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS.” Having cerebral palsy, I can debate this at least 50%. Life does have limits on a person with cp. When you have cp, your body limits you,Continue reading ”    HOW KNOWING YOUR DISABILITY IS POWER”

HOW DO YOU LIVE AN INDEPENDENT LIFE WITH CEREBRAL PALSY?

When you read my blogs, you hear me say that no matter what kind of cerebral palsy you have, each of us has a unique spin on it. As we also know, the cerebral palsy community has a high rate of depression. I know this all too well. My depression brought me to places IContinue reading “HOW DO YOU LIVE AN INDEPENDENT LIFE WITH CEREBRAL PALSY?”

SEE THE PERSON NOT THE DISABITY

“Bringing out the authentic MarieW.O.W.C.P.” was my first blog post all about how I dealt with my cerebral palsy in life. Still, as you know, when having a disability, cerebral palsy, or something else, that disability is only a tiny part of who you are.  I’m trying to write about how you are much moreContinue reading “SEE THE PERSON NOT THE DISABITY”