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Archive for February, 2020

I HATE 😡 Having To Explain

UGH…. sometimes I feel like I try to “act” like everything is fine, sometimes even good and sometimes I even trick myself into feeling somewhat “normal” like thing may actually be okay. Then, unexpected and unpredictable and like I say all the time, SLAM, something happens and I am once again reminded that everything is NOT okay and I am NOT okay. Continue Reading Here

I Miss “US”

It’s been a difficult week for US.  It’s #Valentine’s Day 💕week yet we have struggled every night. 

I miss US!  I hate 😡 what #paralysis has done to US.  I miss those special gestures we use to do.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feeling Sad and Sadly Embarrassed 😢

Yes I’m feeling sad. My childhood BFF lost her brother to cancer. 😢  Their house was like my second home when we were younger. My childhood BFF had 7 siblings so with 8 children and always a few friends floating around, well it was a party even when it wasn’t a party.

This will be the first wake I’ve had to attend since that fateful day in June 2016 left me #paralyzed and in this da___ #wheelchair, and, well, I’m embarrassed to have to be seen in this wheelchair, I’m embarrassed to admit it but, yes, I’m vain.

In my head I know I’m going for a very special friend and her family but at the same time, I hate having to go and see so many of my old friends from school and be in this wheelchair. Seeing people from my past life, before #paralysis, is harder for me.

Sad too is the fact that I will not be able to attend the church service the following day because I have no way to get there as my honey will be working.

Instead of being able to focus on supporting my friend and her family, first I’m now forced to think, can I enter the funeral home? Is the viewing room going to allow for enough space for this wheelchair to roll past the folding chairs where so many will be seated, etc. Once again, that slap in the face hits me, reminds me that my life is no longer care free.

To my departed friend, you fought a tough battle. You touched the lives of so many. Now is your time to rest. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

As always, I wish you days filled with WONDER – take a minute to WONDER what it is that made you smile today!

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