Reflecting On My Years in Physical Therapy

Reflecting On My Years in Physical Therapy

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The following reflection on my years in physical therapy contains Amazon Affiliate links. As an Amazon affiliate, I earn commission on qualifying purchases. Physical therapy (PT), the term likely conjures up much emotion. Annoyance over needing to go to PT, forcing you to miss more leisurely activities like watching TV or hanging out with a…

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Learn to Love Your Cerebral Palsy

Learn to Love Your Cerebral Palsy

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Living with cerebral palsy (CP) remains an emotional journey. Awkwardness can loom over interactions. Anxiousness may rumble about as you explore new environments, trying to identify tripping hazards. Frustration brews when your own two feet become the cause for your stumble or fall. Considering these emotions, loving your cerebral palsy may seem like an odd…

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Forget birthday wishes. Do this instead!

Forget Birthday Wishes. Do This Instead!

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The following post, “Forget Birthday Wishes. Do This Instead!,” contains Amazon affiliated links. As an Amazon affiliate, I earn a commission on qualifying purchases. Every year the scene remains the same. Somebody lights candles on top of your birthday cake. Friends and/or family then sing you “Happy birthday.” Next someone instructs you to make a…

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Disability Employment and the Role You Play

Disability Employment and the Role You Play

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Acquiring employment stands a tall task. Add a disability to the mix and the challenges increase. Fear not, though! Hidden behind the frustration you may feel, exists hope. An optimism you possess control over. Get ready to learn about the role you, the candidate seeking work, play in disability employment! First, before you and I…

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Falling, but Getting Up Wiser

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“Falling but Getting Up Wiser” contains Amazon affiliated links. As an Amazon affiliate, I earn commission from qualifying purchases.  Falling and cerebral palsy (CP) go together like sweat and the summer sun. Sweating proving an unavoidable annoyance for you to enjoy the sunny weather. Meanwhile living with cerebral palsy will unquestionably leave you dealing with…

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Find motivation with Slow and Cerebral by Zachary Fenell

Find Motivation with My New Book

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This blog post contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon affiliate, I earn commissions on qualifying purchases. Find motivation with my new book, Slow and Cerebral. The book is a memoir about accomplishing the “unreasonable.” For me that meant not letting the neurological disability cerebral palsy (CP) stop me from becoming a marathoner. If you…

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Book Review- Disability Visibility edited by Alice Wong

Disability Visibility Book Review

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This review for Disability Visibility First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century contains Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon affiliate I earn commissions from qualifying purchases. Shocking, emotional, and relatable all describe Disability Visibility First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century. An anthology giving a multifaceted look into the disabled experience, Disability Visibility provides representation for the…

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Three Life Lessons Living with Spasticity Has Taught Me

Three Life Lessons Living with Spasticity Has Taught Me

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“Three Life Lessons Living with Spasticity Has Taught Me” has been sponsored by Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Please note, I do not use XEOMIN® (incobotulinumtoxinA) myself. Living with spasticity involves learning to navigate different challenges. The learning, however, goes well beyond navigating spasticity-related challenges, as is the case with my own experiences. In fact, spasticity aided…

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Join me for my birthday tradition self-reflection blog post.

Birthday Tradition: Celebrate with a Self-Reflection

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Let the birthday tradition continue! No. Not listening to your family serenade you in “Happy Birthday.” Or making that optimistic birthday wish as you blow out the candles on your cake. Rather I am talking about the birthday tradition promoted here the last few years. The birthday self-reflection! Essentially the self-reflection birthday tradition serves as…

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