Down syndrome

Day 1297: Shocking comments on the Dear Future Mom video

The world is not of the opinion that every life has value – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 1  : 02  PM on day 1297 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  pray,   brush my teeth, read Job 31,  publish my Disability of the Day feature, feed myself bread and eggs for breakfast, promote my Eradicate…

Day 1296: DEAR FUTURE MOM – a message from 15 people with Down Syndrome

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown” ― H.P. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature   It’s 12  : 20  PM on day 1296 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  pray,   brush my teeth, read Job 30,  publish my Disability…

Day 1151: Ace Eicher’s powerful words about her brother

“Lots of people think Archie’s so different but he’s just like any other kid.” – Ace Eicher   It’s 12 : 18 PM on day 1151 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray,    read 2 Kings 9,   publish my Disability of the Day feature, feed myself Bran Flakes for breakfast, practice sitting up straight to strengthen…

Day 1046: My thoughts on the potential Down Syndrome cure

Differently abled people need acceptance not a cure – that’s what I wish the world would understand It’s 1  : 00 PM on day 1046 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth,   feed myself   All Bran Flakes for breakfast, read Judges 5, publish my Disability of the Day feature,  tweet and…

Day 939

Having a “disability” doesn’t mean you can’t do things it just means you have to work harder to get things done– that’s what I keep learning. It’s 3 : 23 PM on day 939 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles, feed myself All…

Day 906

Dream big no matter what – that’s what I keep learning It’s 3 : 53 PM on day 906 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  stretch my hamstrings,  practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles, brush my teeth,  pray,   read Exodus 26,    publish my Disability of the Day feature, practice typing with both hands, feed myself half a peanut…

Day 808

You can understand why someone feels the way the way they do and still not agree with them – that’s what I keep learning It’s  3 : 00 PM on day 808 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to stretch my hamstrings, brush my teeth, publish my Disability of the Day feature, practice typing with both hands, feed myself toast,…

Day 703

Accept the things about yourself that you cannot change – that’s what I learned today It’s 3 : 44 PM on day 703 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth,  work, publish my Disability of the Day feature, exercise my right hand,  feed myself a peanut butter sandwich  for breakfast, drink coffee by myself,  …