Alive

The effects of Cerebral Palsy (CP) develop during pregnancy or childbirth or shortly thereafter, and caused by an abnormal development of damage to the part of the brain that controls movement. Mine was the result of a stoke at sixteen months old from a heart problem called transposition of the great vessel. When I was …

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Mirror

When I looked in the mirror I didn't see my reflection, but events of my past. I notice something that shocked me at first, and then made my emotions fill with both happiness and sadness. My body, which has been broken since age three from Cerebral Palsy, was perfectly healthy. I slid head first into …

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Blogging

I've been blogging for a few years now.  I decided to take a course in blogging to write every day, and not to keep procrastinating like I do. When I first starting blogging I wrote what it was like growing up with Cerebral Palsy; saying I was just like any other kid in the neighborhood. …

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Sign

I believe everything happens for a reason.  Losing most of the use of my legs might benefit my long-term health.  Walking while I was working out might have put more stress on my heart then needs be, and damaged it more then it already is.  When I was younger I used to think of myself …

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Independence

I knew it was going to happen some day, though, I hoped it wouldn't happen until I was well into my 70's.  Slowly and surlely, day by day, because of Cerebral Palsy my legs are failing me.  Not only when I walk, but also standing.  It's more than walking and standing, though, it's independence.  It was an …

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