My Life In A Chair
A window into my journey living with spinal cord injury.
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Social workers can be many different things to different people. Most people have their ideas on what social workers should be. Well, I can’t speak for anyone else so this is what social workers have been to me.
Jan, 21st 2022. I thought I knew pain before this date. I was sorely mistaken. The words don’t exist to describe this, so I won’t try. But I do have the words to describe the gratitude for everything that makes this pain possible.
Just a dream I once had. It was surreal and yet so real, unexplainable yet totally understandable, joyful and yet painful. You know, like most dreams… but not.
How can we build our resilience? Well, I know how I try to maintain mine. Might work for you too.
Many of us have asked or been ased “what we are most looking forward to returning to after the pandemic”. I think I actually finally have a good, non cjiché answer. This is about to get random.
Sometimes the best parts of you can only be seen by those who love you. Don’t shut them out, You’ll be surprised what they have to show you.
We’ve all been given lemons in the last year, and the lemonade hasn’t been easy to make. But believe me, you’ve already made more than you think, and keep making more everyday. Don’t stop.
2020, the year when nothing went as expected. Not even Christmas.
Your inner strength is hardest to see when you most need it. But don’t doubt yourself, it’s there.
2020 has opened my eyes to so many things, good and bad, regarding all facets of life. These are three I feel are the most positive to share.