Well, I am a terrible blogger. Dear readers, I am sorry that I have abandoned you. I have no excuses except that life happens, but I have been thinking about this blog a lot. Since it is Thanksgiving week, it seems fitting that I should talk about gratitude. During November I have been watching so ... Read More about Gratitude Musings: Should I be thankful for this?
I have been an absentee blogger. I'm terrible. But while I was away I thought of all kinds things I want to share, and I am starting now. Today is my birthday. I have been dreading it for months. If you know me, you will know that's very unlike me. I like to think I'm pretty special, so a ... Read More about Birthday Blues
If you want to have the life you want, one of the most important skills to master is learning how to make things happen even when your circumstances don't create the ideal conditions for success. That can mean adjusting your definition of success, it can mean taking a different path to get there, ... Read More about Learning How to be a Disabled Mom
...and those that just like cute shoes! One of my ongoing fashion struggles is shoes. Unlike many women, I do not love shoe shopping. You know that part in the movie (and book – I loved the book!) 'In Her Shoes' where Rose (Toni Colette) says, “I get something out of them! When I feel bad I ... Read More about Summer Shoe Picks for the Smart, Sassy and Stylish Disabled Gal
It's summer! For many years, I would not have ended that sentence that an exclamation point. As a kid, summer was a season of surgeries, loneliness and frustration with my disability. Going to the pool was a chore with the constant desire of my friends to get in and out. Plus, I would often cut ... Read More about Reflections of a Reformed Summer-Hater