Day 421: Trying to Catch Sand, Thoughts on the Ticking of A Biological Clock

I think I was eleven or twelve when I first heard the phrase "biological clock." At the time I laughed at the absurd notion that some women felt a physical pull to have children, that their body might feel like it was urging them to get on with it before it's too late. I'm not laughing anymore.... Continue Reading →


Day 418: More Things About Cerebral Palsy You Probably Want to Know But Are Afraid to Ask

I feel eyes follow me whenever I leave the house. They may be watching me talk to my service dog or service dog in training. You may see me push a grocery cart with one hand while driving my chair with the other. Sometimes another adult will feed me all or part of my meal... Continue Reading →

Day 417: Same Song, Second Verse?

May is my birthday month but if I'm being honest I'm not terribly optimistic. I had a rough time of it last year around this time and things seem to be playing variations on the same theme.Such is life I suppose. Don't get me wrong small positive things have happened but given how quickly things... Continue Reading →

Day 405: Disability As a Crucible

cru·ci·ble a situation of severe trial, or in which different elements interact, leading to the creation of something new. I would not call my life easy by any stretch of the imagination.  I  wouldn't wish my life on most people, most people would crumble under the weight of things that are my every day. I'm... Continue Reading →

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