I pushed myself too hard in my Christmas prepping and celebrating, and had a great Christmas Eve, but by 9 AM Christmas morning I was bed ridden. I haven't been able to weight bear at all on my legs for two days, and we weren't able to go down to SLC to celebrate Christmas with … [Read more...]
I Implore You: TRY. Have Courage, And Be Kind.
Daniel Tiger stood at the edge of the skating pond and looked nervously up at his father. "What if I fall?" Mr. Tiger lovingly replied, "Well, Miss Elaina fell, was she okay?" Wow. Such a GREAT little parenting lesson. Sometimes we want to save our children from their fears … [Read more...]
"Mindfulness calls us to acknowledge and name the challenges we face daily...for awareness has to be inclusive." - Kabat-Zinn Brene Brown says it something like, "We have to talk about the hard stuff." I'm loving learning that we can't just shut out the bad and expect the … [Read more...]
Trying Out Wheelchair Tennis
I tried my hand at tennis today! My husband was so awesome to be patient and throw the ball for me so I could figure out how to maneuver. Gosh I love that guy. I've got a good feelin' about this! Adapt to what you've got in life. Be creative. Find a way to make the … [Read more...]
Permanent. How I Made Peace With My Disability.
"The dust has settled." He looked me in the face and spoke the words that, deep down I already knew, but I still needed to hear out loud. And if words could cut like a knife, those ones were pretty sharp. It's like, even after two years, somewhere inside I had a string of … [Read more...]
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