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 😊
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.
How can we build our resilience? Well, I know how I try to maintain mine. Might work for you too.
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.
“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.”
I learned a lot from my dad. I wish he could’ve seen exactly how much.