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)”

MODIFYING MY LIFESTYLE, PT 1 (A LIFE IN BALANCE)

Mental health month is coming to a close. I have shared with you about my dark times in life and how I chose to see the light instead of going into a deeper dark place. I’ve talked about my mental toolbox. Two of my favorite activities are physical and mental workouts; working out for meContinue reading “MODIFYING MY LIFESTYLE, PT 1 (A LIFE IN BALANCE)”

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 (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)”

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”

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”

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”

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”