Day 398: I’m still here

I love technology, some days it makes me want to pull my hair out and scream bloody murder. I just spent 45 minutes arguing with my headphones because in less it is sitting just so in the headphone jack my speech recognition program doesn't think it's there, who knew software could be temperamental. I can... Continue Reading →

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Day 361: When You Dislocate Your Hip

Apparently,  I dislocated my hip sometime this week. My joints pop fairly frequently so I didn't even really notice that the first couple of days and this morning it's back in place, of course, the day I was going to see the doctor. When I was a kid I used to tell people assumed I... Continue Reading →

Day 354: Kimmy

Today I am reminded that I am lucky. Even though I was born with cerebral palsy with the exception of my orthopedic surgeries I have only been hospitalized for "normal" things, pneumonia,  strep throat, the flu. My immune system isn't exceptionally weak, in fact, I am almost never sick and I have never even come... Continue Reading →

Day 285:Five years ago

This summer will be the filth summer since she was diagnosed with breast cancer. My sister calls that year our family's Year of Hell for good reason. She was diagnosed in June and during her first week home after her mastectomy in September my dad had a heart attack from the stress of worrying about... Continue Reading →

Day 236: Owning My Life

My sister posted a YouTube link on to my Facebook today. After watching it I felt like the world's biggest wimp and sellout. A disabled veteran of the first Gulf War who had been told that he would never walk again without forearm crutches due to damage sustained from jumping out of airplanes loses 140... Continue Reading →

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