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Day 930

The Lent journey is not all that dissimilar from the Christian journey  – that’s what I  learned today It’s 7 : 47 PM on day 930 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to take off my dirty t-shirt and put a clean t-shirt on,  brush my teeth, pray, feed myself Appam and mutton curry for breakfast, go shopping with my father, brother and…

Day 929

You can change the world just by being yourself– that’s what I keep learning It’s 5  : 14 PM on day 929 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  take off my dirty t-shirt, brush my teeth, try to clean myself in the bathroom,  put a clean t-shirt on, feed myself Chapati and baked beans for breakfast, …

Day 928

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. – Aldous Huxley It’s 1 : 36 PM on day 928 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, take off my dirty t-shirt and put a clean t-shirt on, stretch my hamstrings,  brush my teeth, go to church – it was quite funny…

Day 927

You can or you can’t you’re right either way– that’s what I keep learning It’s 11 : 49 AM on day 927 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,  practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles, try to wheel myself around – the blisters…

Day 926

It takes so little to lift someone’s spirits – that’s what I learned today It’s 12 : 10 PM on day 926 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, try to wheel myself around – pushing myself…

Day 925

Education is the only way to eradicate ignorance – that’s what I keep learning. It’s 1 : 55 PM on day 925 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to stretch my hamstrings, try to clean myself in the bathroom, brush my teeth, feed myself an uzhunnu vada–a savory Indian doughnut – and chutney for breakfast, publish my Disability of the Day feature,…

Day 924

Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of ‘you’ to the world – Unknown It’s 10 : 37 AM on day 924 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth,  pray, read Leviticus 4,  publish my Disability of the Day feature, practice typing with both hands, practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles,  feed…

Day 923

When you slip and fall get up and carry on – that’s what I keep learning It’s 1 : 58 PM on day 923 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, try to clean myself in the bathroom, put on a clean shirt – I almost fell off the toilet trying to…

Day 922

A society is defined not only by what it creates, but by what it refuses to destroy -John Sawhill It’s 3 : 34 PM on day 922 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself a peanut butter sandwich for breakfast, pray, read Leviticus 2,  publish my Disability of the Day feature…

Day 921

Do you– that’s what I learned today. It’s 7 : 35 PM on day 921 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to take off my dirty t-shirt and put a clean t-shirt on, brush my teeth, feed myself Batura and chickpeas for breakfast, pray, read Leviticus 1, go pick up my sister from…