WHY I CHOSE TO MOVE FORWARD WITH CP

Having a disability such as CP is a challenge, but not the end-all. It has its ups and downs just like everyone else. Some people choose to see themselves as just their CP, while others prefer to see their CP as only a part of their identity. During times of struggle, my disability made itselfContinue reading “WHY I CHOSE TO MOVE FORWARD WITH CP”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”