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”

Take time to enjoy the journey

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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”

Getting out of your comfort zone

I can remember how difficult it was to even do downward dog just a few short months ago. I never thought I would be able to do a plank again especially with loss of balance and proprioception. It just goes to show that with hard work and getting out of my comfort zone I canContinue reading “Getting out of your comfort zone”

Cherish and nurture our relationships

As we go through life, it is easy to lose sight of what is important. Many times we focus on getting the better job, the nicer house, and/or the newer vehicle. Although all these things are nice, they are unnecessary. What is necessary is our family, friends, and colleagues. They are there to listen toContinue reading “Cherish and nurture our relationships”