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”

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”

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”

Vacation

On my recent family vacation to I experienced many firsts. This was the first time I traveled out of state via airplane since my injury 4 years ago. My family and I spent two amazing weeks enjoying the sights and taking advantage of many excursions in Ka’paa and Princeville in Kauai.  My husband even surprisedContinue reading “Vacation”