I have been adaptive skiing for the past 3-4 years. I have going 2-3 times per year. Today was my best performance skiing. I am pretty close to going totally independent. A special thanks to Mike and Robyn Corwin. I hope you can find hope in this story that whatever you do in life takes […]
I love this movie!!!
I love this movie because it shows the history of having a disability in the United States. I would strongly recommend Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution on Netflix. Love it!! As good as the movie has given a sliver of insight into the world of what it is like having a disability, I feel we […]
A Secure Base
I read this book titled “The Body Keeps The Score” by Bessel Van Der Kolk. It has shed light on my own past, and hopefully, it may shed light on yours. Here’s an excerpt from the book: A Secure Base As we enter this world, we scream to announce our presence. Someone immediately engages with […]
Changing our minds!
Change Our Minds Admitting we are wrong is painful, it could be a sign of weakness-but what if we take a more flexible approach? What if we understood if flexible thinking could spur our curiosity and bring people who differ in many realms together or at least feel compassion towards one another. In this paper, […]
I love you
I have been thinking about love lately. Whatever you think love is an emotion or commitment or behavior here is something that I feel best describes my love style for life and people. I love you! You may be thinking you don’t even know me. That maybe true but if people can so easily hate […]
Quote for the day!
Brian injury is misunderstood by many people. You just don’t “get over brain injury.“ It affects your whole life, your relationships, Who you are as a person. Nothing is the same anymore. Brain injury is a lifelong battle with very good days and very very bad days. if you know someone with a brain injury […]
I’m Not ‘Bound’ To A Wheelchair; I Was Freed By One.
A great article about assistive devices. I’m Not ‘Bound’ To A Wheelchair; I Was Freed By One. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/stop-saying-wheelchair-bound_n_5b59f898e4b0de86f494bcfc 1. What do you think? 2. What are your ideas about assistive devices like a wheelchair or cane? 3. How do we confront these stereotypes? Connect with me…..
What are we doing?
So there it is, what news does political junkies crave? Outrage and gossip, why, because it is alluring. What news do we avoid? Local news, why, because it is boring. What do we think of our partisan opponents, we hate them, but do we really hate them? No, politics is more exciting if we route […]
If the school and/or business closures have you concerned about your child not being able to eat breakfast or lunch, let me know. I will do what I can to help. A box of cereal, gallon of milk, bread, bologna and cheese, ramen – whatever you need, I will try to help. Send me a […]
Where is the love?
Hey ladies and gentlemen, I wanted to give a quick shout out to Wisconsin Companion Animal Resources, Education, and Social Services (WisCARES) Community Clinic located at 1402 Emil Street in Madison, Wisconsin 53713. They show perfect examples of how we need to show more love for each other and our pets. WisCARES provides basic veterinary […]
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