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Day 78

Gratitude – a positive emotion or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. It’s 7: 00 PM on day 78 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself Oats for breakfast,    learn how to calculate Differentials – when I finish this chapter I will…

Day 77

You strike a woman; you strike a rock – Zulu proverb.   It’s 7: 04 PM on day 77 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself All-Bran Flakes for breakfast,    learn how to calculate Integrals with Substitution – I finally understand it and can now move on to the…

Day 76

Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true – Napoleon Hill. It’s 8: 32 PM on day 76 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself Chapati – an unleavened flatbread –    and Chicken Curry…

Day 75

“Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.” – Pauline Kael. It’s 5:…

Day 74

Knowledge is power – Sir Francis Bacon. It’s 6: 31 PM on day 74 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself a Banana for breakfast,    memorize the common formulae in my notes – I think I’ve got it down pat –     feed myself rice and curry for lunch, practised wheeling myself…

Day 73

First time victim second time volunteer – Gavin de Becker. It’s 7: 12 PM on day 73 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself Oats for breakfast,    learn how to calculate Definite Integrals using Trigonometric Identities – trust me it was as boring as it sounds LOL –…

Day 72

Meditate – empty the mind of thoughts, or concentrate the mind on one thing, in order to aid mental or spiritual development, contemplation, or relaxation. It’s 6: 49 PM on day 72 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself Oats for breakfast, tweeted people about my Clean Water…

Day 71

To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature – Adam Smith. It’s 6: 47 PM on day 71 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself All-Bran Flakes for breakfast, learn the formula…

Day 70

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts.  ~Charles Dickens ~ It’s 6: 41 PM on day 70 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself Oats  for breakfast, learn define Integrals –…

Day 69

If God is for us, who can be against us? (Romans 8:31) It’s  6: 27 PM on day 69 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself Rice Puttu – [pronounced put] steamed rice flour and coconut mixture –  and bananas  for breakfast – my uncle aunty came for…