Nisha Varghese

Nisha Varghese

Nisha Varghese was born and raised in East London, South Africa. She blogs about her life with Cerebral Palsy and promotes different causes through her writing and Tweets.

Day 1415: Save 7 lives in less than 10 minutes. Find out how

Day 1415: Save 7 lives in less than 10 minutes. Find out how

F“Don’t think of organ donations as giving up part of yourself to keep a total stranger alive.  It’s really a total stranger giving up almost all of themselves to keep part of you alive.”  ~Author Unknown   It’s 9  : 58  AM on day 1415 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  pray,…

Day 1414: A time for everything

Day 1414: A time for everything

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2          a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, 3     a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, 4     a time to…

Day 1413: Life and Death

Day 1413: Life and Death

Take each day and make it last Cause you turn around and the future is the past Here and now is all we have The beginning and the end mean so little What matters most is what’s in the middle – Lauren Alaina, “The Middle”   It’s 12  : 41 PM on day 1413 of…

Day 1412: “Flashlight” by Hunter Hayes

Day 1412: “Flashlight” by Hunter Hayes

It’s a sunrise from a lonely night Like a smile in a strangers eyes It’s the moments that save my life, nobody knows about like flashlights there’s just enough hope when it shines, to go one scared step at a time When the world’s too dark I find, your flashlight, yeah I’m glad nobody’s counting,…

Day 1411: Rest in peace ammachi

Day 1411: Rest in peace ammachi

“Life has to end. Love doesn’t.” ― Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven   It’s 10  : 20  AM on day 1411 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  pray, read Psalm 98, feed myself a peanut butter sandwich and bananas for breakfast,  publish my Disability of the Day feature and listen to music – listening to…

Day 1410: Too Young to Wed

Day 1410: Too Young to Wed

Good intentions don’t always lead to positive actions– that’s what I realized two days ago.   It’s 12  : 17 PM on day 1410 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Psalm 97,  publish my Disability of the Day feature, feed myself a peanut butter sandwich and a banana for breakfast,…

Day 1409: The 7 Words My Brother Uttered That Moved Me

Day 1409: The 7 Words My Brother Uttered That Moved Me

“Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr., Life’s Little Instruction Book: 511 Suggestions, Observations, and Reminders on How to Live a Happy and Rewarding Life   It’s 12  : 33 PM on day 1409 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray,  brush my teeth, feed myself…

Day 1408: Does the world define you by your challenges because you do?

Day 1408: Does the world define you by your challenges because you do?

The world will stop defining you by your challenges when you do – that’s what I realized this morning.   It’s 12  : 20 PM on day 1408 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth,  read Psalm 95,  publish my Disability of the Day feature, feed myself oats with banana for breakfast, stretch…

Day 1407: There are no Superheroes, Just Us: My Journey with Malala by Shiza Shahid

Day 1407: There are no Superheroes, Just Us: My Journey with Malala by Shiza Shahid

“Anything I wanted to change I had the power to affect.” – Shiza Shahid, There are no Superheroes, Just Us: My Journey with Malala – Shiza Shahid at TEDxMidAtlantic   It’s 12  : 00 PM on day 1407 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  brush my teeth, feed myself bran flakes for…

Day 1406:  Bring back our girls

Day 1406: Bring back our girls

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.   It’s 1  : 01  PM on day 1406 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, read Psalm 93, publish my Disability of the Day feature,  publish my Kid of the Week feature, feed myself a peanut butter sandwich and a banana  for breakfast and go to…