Strength and Perserverance

“For nothing will be impossible with God.” Luke1:3 I If I had listened to the doctors I would still be sitting in a wheelchair. Has it been easy? “NO!” It has taken and continues to take lots of demanding work. I am pulling the sled with 55 lbs. of weight. I am getting stronger becauseContinue reading “Strength and Perserverance”

Thursday Strong

Each day I am given is a gift. It is another chance to improve and make a difference. I am in week 3 of my 8 week Thrive expeience and I cannot believe how good I am feeling. I am definately sleeping better and have Each day I am given is a gift. It isContinue reading “Thursday Strong”

Enjoying the Sunshine in Oct.

Living with a SCI and Chiari Malformation does not mean you have to stop enjoying life. We must do our best to keep moving forward even if it is only one step at a time. Take every opportunity you can to get outside and enjoy the beauty around you. Just sitting outdoors allowing the sunshineContinue reading “Enjoying the Sunshine in Oct.”

Getting Stronger

I am continuing to work hard to build new neuropathways, gain balance and proprioception. Because of the loss of sensation in my right leg and hips as well as proprioception my feet tend to drag at times and get lost when they are behind me. This leads to an unsteady gait causing tripping and sometimesContinue reading “Getting Stronger”

You are only in control of your reactions

  School is back in session! For me that means lots of driving, dealing with other drivers, providing lunches for multiple children, and helping the grandchildren with homework along with my normal responsibilities. It can get a bit crazy at times. But remembering that I can only control my reactions to any given situation isContinue reading “You are only in control of your reactions”