Tag Archives: cerebral palsy

#gettingon

I’ve wanted to write about this for a while now but I didn’t quite know how to express it (and I didn’t know how to respond to it when it happened). I had a positive and affirming experience that was … Continue reading

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#managing

I have managed chronic pain for six years and I can’t see it getting better. I have accepted that pain management will be a part of my daily life. I no longer fight with it or demonize it. I just … Continue reading

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Yoga Is More Than Therapy

The following is a testimonial for my yoga studio, YYoga Queen Street West. It is neither sponsored nor paid. Yoga Is More Than Therapy ‘Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.’ – William James I have … Continue reading

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#funny

This morning, someone whom I respect very much called me inspirational. Instead of ranting about that, I am going to write about something I have been thinking about for a while: people with disabilities and conditions often compensate with humor. … Continue reading

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#cutiepie

I started this blog just over two years ago. A few weeks after I began blogging, a woman called Nicola found me. She has cerebral palsy and blogs about her experience (at viewfromawalkingframe). I love her writing and the videos … Continue reading

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#calltherapist

Two nights ago, I had a very therapeutic – very hot – yoga class. I felt very strong and I felt as though I were taking care of my body. It was the healthiest kind of buzz. After class, a … Continue reading

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#mumma

‘I want to live in a world where we don’t have such low expectations of disabled people that we are congratulated for getting out of bed and remembering our own names in the morning.’ – Stella Young I have been … Continue reading

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