Energized

I felt like the roadrunner this morning. Up at 5:30 feeling totally awake after another great night’s sleep. Showered and got ready. Then made the bed and emptied the dishwasher all by 7:15. Next, I drove my 15 yr. old to school. After dropping her off I headed to Super Walmart to get a fewContinue reading “Energized”

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.”

Trying something new and it is changing things

For the past few months, I have struggled to find that “balanced” place. So, I have embarked on a new adventure. I decided to try something that may help me maintain a healthy weight and give me back my prep as well as keep me even. After just one week I can say I amContinue reading “Trying something new and it is changing things”

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”

Learning to reframe our thoughts

We can all benefit from learning to reframe our thoughts. Living with an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury and Chiari Malformation has caused me to fight daily to reframe my thoughts as I face many deficits. Daily many of us face things such as lack of sleep, high pain levels, spasming, lack of muscle control andContinue reading “Learning to reframe our thoughts”