Tag Archives: Disability

Crazy emotions and fighting fear

As the journey continues I am discovering that the biggest challenge is fighting my emotions; the fear of the unknown and the uncertainty of the future. I have always been a worrier and have fought my whole life against the … Continue reading

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Tuesday is Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy came today. I do upper body/arm exercises with them. Today it seemed as if we breezed through them quickly and didn’t have to rest as often and wasn’t huffing and puffing like last week. So I am improving … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Others Decide For You « Work the Dream

Don’t Let Others Decide For You « Work the Dream. This blog by Work the Dream talks about asking for help when you have disabilities. It made me think of my life. I know there are many things I can’t do … Continue reading

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Am I “partly handicapped”?

My daughter was reading my last blog post. She stopped and said, “Why do you refer to yourself as partly handicapped?” Taken aback, I sat there with a blank look and said, “I don’t know”. She said, “Is it because … Continue reading

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Driving and being partly handicapped

I like to drive. I think I always have. I didn’t learn to drive until I was 20 and took a driving course from a private teacher. I’ve driven ever since. I guess that means I have 41 years of driving … Continue reading

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Limited Mobility

I have bone spurs in my knees that prevent me from straightening out my legs. I also need two full knee replacements. I can’t stand or walk but a few steps with a walker. Because of that, I have worked … Continue reading

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Make a top ten list of favorite things to do you haven’t done in over a year | The Daily Post at WordPress.com

Make a top ten list of favorite things to do you haven’t done in over a year | The Daily Post at WordPress.com. I’m not sure I can come up with 10, but here goes. 1. Take a bubble bath. … Continue reading

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