#CPChatNow Recap- 02-25-2015

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Some people might choose to unwind on a Wednesday evening by flipping on the television, but not the #CPChatNow community. When the clock strikes 8pm EST on Wednesday, you know where to find us.

#CPChatNow occurs every Wednesday at 8pm ESTFor those experiencing a bad day we provide a pick me up and serve as a reminder to stay positive.

Falling down doesn't have to get you down. A big problem with how the mainstream media portrays cerebral palsy and other disabilities involves focusing strictly on our disabilities. We also encounter the same issues as everyone else. For instance, finding a way to pay for college.

Blake is hunting for scholarships to help pay for college.Current and past college students shared their experiences financing their higher education.

My college debtHailey's scholarship storyAll the talk about funding college left late arrival Devin wondering if he missed “the decision.”

#THEDECISIONBack to a serious note, remember Blake promised to announce his college choice first to #CPChatNow.

Blake's college decisionMeanwhile I gave a progress report where I am at with Ink in the Wheels: Stories to Make Love Roll*, written by our guests from earlier in the month Barton and Megan Cutter.

Reading Ink in the Wheels by Barton and Megan CutterSuicide shouldn't be in the shadowsOn a lighter note Devin and Jen bonded over their Texas roots.

bonding over TexasAdditionally we promoted some good causes.

Promoting the Great Bike Giveaway Great Bike Giveaway informationDonate to Blake's Relay for Life team#THEDECISION April 1stEnjoy these active links to The Great Bike Giveaway and Blake’s Relay for Life donation page. Regarding links, tonight #CPChatNow hosts a Google Hangout at 8pm EST. To ensure privacy we will not post the link to the Hangout publicly. Instead the link will get sent out privately through a Google+ #CPChatNow circle I set up. Please DM me on Twitter to get added to the circle.

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