YOUR DISABILITY IS… ONLY A PART OF YOUR STORY

Your disability is only part of your story… Right before falling asleep, I sometimes think of a quote to motivate me to help with my challenging days. It’s like when people say their prayers and talk to God. One night the quote “Your disability is only part of your story” came to mind. The quoteContinue reading “YOUR DISABILITY IS… ONLY A PART OF YOUR STORY”

DEAR SELF

Have you ever written or thought about writing a letter to yourself? If so, what was or would it be about? Here is what I told myself. Dear Self, The people, places, and things you met, gone, and done might not have been what you wanted or hoped for, but the challenges have made youContinue reading “DEAR SELF”

HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUAL MORE INDEPANECE PT 4 (SNACKING)

I have been trying to think how to add to the “HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUALS MORE iNDEPENDENCE” series. The healthy weight series has become popular, so how do I continue the series? I have come up with several ways. I will write about whatever is becoming a battle for eating healthy; this week’s blog will beContinue reading “HEALTHY WEIGHT EQUAL MORE INDEPANECE PT 4 (SNACKING)”

HOW TO COPE DURING DARK TIMES

I AM WORTH TO SEE WHERE THIS LIFE BRINGS ME –MARIE W.O.W.C.P. In my last blog, WHEN IN DARK TIMES, I wrote about being in a dark place in yourself, which leads you to a dark place in life and how it feels to you and your loved ones. It came from someone (me) whoContinue reading “HOW TO COPE DURING DARK TIMES”

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”

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

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”

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”

CHANGE YOUR OUTLOOK

Sometimes I describe cerebral palsy as being a bad Christmas or birthday wrapping job. The one left in the corner because the wrapping job isn’t as pretty as the rest of the gifts. The thing is that you will never know what is under the wrapping if you don’t open it. Even if you openContinue reading “CHANGE YOUR OUTLOOK”