Discrimination

Day 659

Part of growing up is understanding that how people treat you doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with you – that’s what I keep learning It’s 8: 19 PM on day 659 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to prepare and  publish my Disability of the Day feature, work, brush my teeth, feed myself Puri and potato…

Day 374

No one is above discrimination – that’s what I learned today It’s 7: 35 PM on day 374 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself a boiled egg and a peanut butter sandwich for breakfast, practice writing with my hand, watch The Rugby World Cup match: South Africa vs. Namibia – we…

Day 318

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. – Romans 12: 9 It’s 8: 04 PM on day 318 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, hang out with my mother – she didn’t go to work today because my brother was sick – feed myself…

Day 292

Having a unique perspective on the world can be an extraordinary asset, whether it be in the labour force or the marketplace of ideas or simply as a good friend. – Shasta (author of Outrageous Fortune) It’s 8: 26 PM on day 292 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed…

Day 222

The only way to survive in this life is to accept it the way it is – that’s what I learned today It’s 6: 47 PM on day 222 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, tweet about my Clean Water For All Campaign for a few hours – no…

Day 220

Bloom where you are planted… you gotta make a choice to rise above your raisin’. – Dr. Phil It’s 8: 30 PM on day 220 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself French fries for breakfast, watch TV and finish reading Boundary Lines – the second book in Engaging…