Good things take time

We often forget to be patient with ourselves. When we stumble, we begin to criticize ourselves developing a negative mindset. Over time, this will keep derail us and our persistence diminishes causing us to give up. Instead, as we move forward remember it is acceptable to sometimes take a moment to re-access the situation, takeContinue reading “Good things take time”

Similar Yet So Different

As I enter the beginning of my 6th year post injury, I began reflecting on what it means to live with a SCI (spinal cord injury). Those of us that live with SCI may have similarities like Chiari Malformation and/or Spinal Arachnoid cysts and live with chronic pain, motor deficits, and must use assistive devices.Continue reading “Similar Yet So Different”

Our Uniqueness Tells A Story

Each one of us is a unique creature of God that was created to enjoy all that God has made. We all play a part in this world, but we cannot reap the benefits of what God has given us if we do not know our own value and significance. I was reminded of thisContinue reading “Our Uniqueness Tells A Story”

Keep Going and Showing Up

When I started going to the gym in 2019, I was just getting started. I lacked coordination, proprioception, and balance. This exercise was extremely difficult. My proprioception and balance have improved but still need work. It takes consistency, challenging work, and lots of prayer to keep going. Some days are hard and difficult. This wasContinue reading “Keep Going and Showing Up”

Headspace

Every day God gives us the ability to make choices about our life, including what we think and speak. Our thoughts often become our rhetoric. This influences our mood, our overall abilities to combat fear, push forward, and grow. It is a benefit to us when we learn how to control our headspace better becauseContinue reading “Headspace”