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Day 1500: Surrounding oneself with like-minded people

In life not everyone will support the things you do and that’s okay because you want people on your side who share your beliefs and values – that’s what I want the world to know.   It’s 12 : 09  PM on day 1500 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth,…

Day 1498: Declining my free pass

Just because society gives you a free pass doesn’t mean you should take it – that’s my message to differently-abled people everywhere.   It’s 12 : 09  PM on day 1498 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Ecclesiastes 5, publish my Disability of the Day feature, promote my Educate Generations…

Day 1493: Choosing What Defines You

You choose what defines you – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 12 : 00 PM on day 1493 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Proverbs 31, publish my Disability of the Day feature,   feed myself peanut butter sandwich and a banana  for breakfast and promote my Educate Generations…

Day 1492: Are you putting in the hard work required to become successful?

Success is the result of days of hard work – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 2 : 07 PM on day 1492 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Proverbs 30, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings,  feed myself egg with bread and a banana for…

Day 1491: You are invited to Jenna’s 21st Birthday Party

“Don’t take your organs to heaven with you. Heaven knows we need them here.” – Author unknown, attributed to both Dan and Barbara Hladio and Thomas Boyadjis, Sr.   It’s 12 : 00 PM on day 1491 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Proverbs 29, publish my Disability of the…

Day 1488: Do you embrace change or avoid it?

In life the only constant is change – that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 1 : 00  PM on day 1488 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to  brush my teeth, pray, read Proverbs 26, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings, practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles, feed myself…

Day 1487: Integrity and Me

Value your integrity above all else – that’s my message to the world.   It’s 1 : 27 PM on day 1487 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Proverbs 25, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings, practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles, feed myself…

Day 1485: Pursuing the Uncomfortable

Do that which makes you most uncomfortable it helps you grow as a human being – that’s my message to the world.   It’s 12 : 23 PM on day 1485 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth, read Proverbs 23, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings, practice sitting…

Day 1484: Cerebral Palsy – A Training Ground?

Challenges are blessings in disguise– that’s what I keep realizing.   It’s 2 :  25  PM on day 1484 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth, read Proverbs 22, publish my Disability of the Day feature,   feed myself chickpea wraps and a banana for breakfast and promote my Educate Generations campaign – no…

Day 1479: 3 Lessons Learned from Cerebral Palsy on World CP Day 2014

“I have not been handicapped by my condition. I am physically challenged and differently able.” – Janet Barnes   It’s 1 : 42 PM on day 1479 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth, go back to bed, read Proverbs 17, publish my Disability of the Day feature, stretch my hamstrings, practice sitting…