Monthly Archives: June 2013

#lovetheguy

‘Love gives you confidence.’ – Sam Hiyate  I met my best male friend Dane seven years ago and he’s still one of my closest friends. Our friendship is one that has grown stronger and better with time, but is still … Continue reading

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#growingup

I haven’t really ‘taken the next steps’ with my rehabilitation therapy in the last year because the next steps are the last steps. I’ve been told that I know what I need to do to take the last steps to … Continue reading

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#inspirationporn

I often get that I am determined, courageous, and brave. People associate my determination with the fact that I have a disability. The ‘strength’ that people see in me is based on the idea that I have accomplished what I … Continue reading

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#littlegirl

I was an irresponsible child. I was always late for things, I didn’t finish things I started, I didn’t even start things I thought I would fail, and I got away with all of it because people used my disability … Continue reading

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#pinkyogabra

Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself. – Samuel Johnson  Pilates and yoga are not the same thing.      Around this time three years ago, I spent a weekend … Continue reading

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#venting

People tell me to accept my disability rather than work to overcome it. They say that it’s fine to work toward a cure but to also live with a certain amount of acceptance of my disability. I understand the perspective, … Continue reading

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#emmapillsbury

I have changed my body and my interpersonal maturity because I want to. I want to be a more physically capable person and a more mature person, so I have committed to changing and improving myself. The change only really … Continue reading

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