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Day 871

A few bad moments don’t have to make a bad day– that’s what I learned today It’s  6 : 58 PM on day 871 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to take off my dirty shirt – I had trouble unbuttoning one of the  buttons but I’ll keep practicing I know that one  day I will be able…

Day 870

When one chapter of your life ends another one begins– that’s what I learned today It’s  11 : 48 PM on day 870 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, go with my family to pick up my sister from her dorm and go visit a family friend – my parents waited…

Day 869

Tears are nothing to be ashamed of – that’s what I learned today It’s  7 : 49 PM on day 869 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to sit in the car with my mom while my dad sorted out my sister’s university paperwork, eat lunch at Spur and drop my sister off at her…

Day 868

There’s nothing quite like a family road trip – that’s what I keep learning It’s  11 : 49 PM on day 868 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to eat breakfast, see the outside of my sister’s dorm, eat lunch at Spur, go on a scenic boat ride – we saw seals and i  got…

Day 867

Life is a process of letting go –that’s what I keep learning It’s  12 : 50 AM on day 867 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,   read Genesis 41, publish my Disability of the Day feature and  publish my Kid of the Week feature. This morning we – my mother, father and I – are travelling to Cape…

Day 866

I’m allowed to cry– that’s what I keep learning It’s 3 : 16 PM on day 866 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  stretch my hamstrings, take off my dirty t-shirt and put a clean t-shirt on, brush my teeth, feed myself bread and baked beans for  breakfast,  pray,  read Genesis 40,  publish my Disability of the Day feature, practice typing…

Day 865

Learn to adapt– that’s what I learned today It’s 2 : 20 PM on day 865 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  stretch my hamstrings, take off my dirty t-shirt and put a clean t-shirt on, brush my teeth, pray, practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles,  read Genesis 39,  publish my Disability of the Day feature, practice typing with both hands and watch…

Day 864

When life doesn’t go as planned don’t whine just do what you have to do– that’s what I learned today It’s 2 : 33 PM on day 864 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to take off my dirty t-shirt and put a clean t-shirt on, stretch my hamstrings, practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles, brush my teeth,…

Day 863

Cerebral Palsy is preparing me for life– that’s what I learned today It’s  3 : 25 PM on day 863 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to take off my dirty t-shirt and put a clean t-shirt on, stretch my hamstrings, brush my teeth, practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles, pray, feed myself All Bran Flakes with apples for breakfast,…

Day 862

We must be grateful for our abilities – that’s what I keep learning It’s  6 : 25 PM on day 862 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to take off my dirty t-shirt and put a clean t-shirt on, stretch my hamstrings, brush my teeth, practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles, pray, feed myself All Bran Flakes with apples for…