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”

Our Disposition Can Affect Others

Many of us understand this simple truth. Yet, we have a hard time remembering to use it. For example, when I have high pain days I tend to be down and grumpy, forgetting that I still have much to be grateful for. So, remember, we have a choice to be grateful and happy for anotherContinue reading “Our Disposition Can Affect Others”

With a little practice

I took this video about few weeks ago. I am using my Bioness system again after having them recalibrated as the feeling in my extremities, balance, and proprioception has changed. The Bioness sends an electric signal to my feet, causing them to lift at the ankles. When I use them with my LifeGlider I canContinue reading “With a little practice”

Change a heart

2 Corinthians 9:7  “Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” No matter what goes on in our daily lives, we all the opportunity to do something nice for others. It can be as simple as a smile, giving upContinue reading “Change a heart”

Create Your Opportunities

Instead of waiting around for opportunities to find us, we can create our own. Living with chronic illness of any kind can bring feelings of hopelessness and thoughts of “I can’t do…”. But it is in these situations one finds important opportunities to create fantastic experiences. For example, when traditional yoga was an issue forContinue reading “Create Your Opportunities”