Sometimes I get lost thinking how things could’ve been different, but not in the way you might think.
Yes, spinal-cord injury is hard. But like so many other things in all our lives, it is just one of a myriad of past experiences that I live with in the present and doesn’t have to stop me from flourishing in the future.
Putting my well-being first has meant not being able to write, record or post as much content as I’d like… and I’m okay with that 😊
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.
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.
A not so short summary of my experience living in care so far.
Ten years ago, a year into my life in the UK, I stepped off a plane unto British soil again, after my first visit home since moving to England. The plan was to make the trip to Nigeria an annual thing either for summer or Christmas. The plan never panned out. Two years later, AprilContinue reading “Road To Lourdes”
“I always wanted to be able to do that for someone else but was either too lazy or not confident enough to take the first steps.”
Then there was the reunion that brought back tears; thankfully not sad tears. The experience was just unexpectedly more emotional than I anticipated I could handle. And yet I wouldn’t have had it any other way.