For over four year I have done... Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Mirror Therapy Sympathetic Therapy Massage Therapy Fluido Therapy TENS unit Acupuncture Cupping An AFO Ankle braces Night splints Stretching Chiropractor Contrast baths Botox Injections Spent a small fortune and countless hours in appointments, driving to and from appointments and performing the exercises and stretches… Continue reading Been there, Done that!
If I could give a list to my younger self...although in all honesty I probably wouldn't have listened anyways. Don't get so busy making everyone around you happy that you forget to make yourself happy. It is not your job to fix everyone's problems It is okay to say 'No' and not over extend yourself… Continue reading If I Would Have Known…
Recently I have been looking at and reflecting upon the changes I have made this Summer. I have taken a few steps towards being healthier. I am monitoring how much I eat when I am bored and the amount I eat of sweets specifically - for example: I now eat 4-5 Oreos instead of a… Continue reading One Bite At A Time
I am: judgmental of myself. hard on myself. critical of myself. unforgiving of myself. holding myself to unrealistic expectations. hardest on myself. my worst critic. unable to see what you see. I am my own worst enemy. via Daily Prompt: Critical
Yet, another first happened for me this week. I thought for sure I was done having these moments. I was able to go bowling!! I not only went to a bowling alley, but did this list of daunting tasks (they were seemingly impossible a year ago) without getting hurt (eg. spraining my ankle, falling down,… Continue reading Just Me & A Couple Of Balls via Samsung Galaxy
Tuesday night something incredible happened. Something that may not seem like much to most people. I went shopping. Shoe Shopping. Yes, I get that sounds silly, BUT 1 year and 9 months ago I was paralyzed from the waist down. I am now able to walk - albeit differently since I have limited to no feeling… Continue reading Savoring Shoes via Samsung Galaxy
A struggle I face as a parent is a balance between time spent with my child and time spent without my child (outside of school and the workday). It is a paradox when I finally get a night off from parenting duties and all I can think about is what my daughter is doing. I… Continue reading Limbo
Sometimes when people are talking to me I hear a key word and a song will go off in my head - maybe not the full song, but a line or two. Here are a few examples: My Hero - There goes my hero, watch him as he goes... My Hero by Foo Fighters Happy… Continue reading Words that trigger songs in my head…
My eight and a half year old baby girl is sick. Vomiting and diarrhea Going on four days I can't fix it. Nothing I can do It sucks not having control.
I cannot stand when people ask if my husband and I are going to have more children. A. It's rude - What if we couldn't but had not wanted anyone to know??? What if we were trying and having trouble conceiving?? B. It's none of their business - Even family seems to think questions like… Continue reading It’s my reproductive system