The Lies we tell ourselves

  Learning to live with life changing disability and /or illness is difficult enough, but we often fall into to the trap of not truly being able to see the truth about ourselves. We often think of ourselves in a diminished capacity with various limitations instead of all the positives that we have to offerContinue reading “The Lies we tell ourselves”

Resilient

Often when faced with chronic illness and/or injury we tell yourselves and others that we cannot do (you fill in the blank). Yet the reality is that we can and often do the tasks. Sometimes the task seems impossible, but I know from personal experience that with a little bit of hard work and practiceContinue reading “Resilient”

You Are A Miraculous Creation

This picture of a Mama bird feeding her baby was taken by me in my yard a few days ago. God’s beauty and miraculous creations surround us.  It is so easy for us to allow all the negative thoughts take over instead of believing in ourselves. Especially when we are faced with a chronic illness,Continue reading “You Are A Miraculous Creation”

Success takes movement

Just like a sailboat, we have to keep moving to reach our goals. Living with an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury and Chiari Malformation makes daily life more challenging, but each step taken makes reaching my goal of walking without assistive devices closer. I remember the day the doctor told me, “sorry, but get used toContinue reading “Success takes movement”

A thankful heart

Joy Is Easier To Find When You Have A Thankful Heart by Denise Rogers It is so easy to lose sight of what really brings joy when your body hates you. Each day I am faced with the reality of a body that does not function “normally”. My pain receptors are on overdrive, I mustContinue reading “A thankful heart”