Archive | December, 2015

As New Year approaches

31 Dec

As 2015 comes to a close I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the support I’ve received this year with The CP Diary and to wish everyone a peaceful and happy New Year. May the New Year bring you joy peace and happiness. I also  hope and look …

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ABC’s of life

30 Dec

ABC’s of life

(New Year thoughts)

“Accept differences, Be kind,

Count your blessings,

Dream, Express thanks, Forgive …

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Reflecting on the last year

29 Dec

As I look at my life in 2015, which will shortly be coming to a close, I cannot believe yet another year has passed so quickly.

Apart from the continuation of The CP Diary, which I feel has been enormously successful, my other achievement is me coming to understand my Cerebral Palsy symptoms after all these years …

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A Robin Sharma quote

28 Dec

Something inspirational:

“Bravery is the solution to regret. ”


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A different thought process

27 Dec

Understanding and having my Cerebral Palsy symptoms confirmed has now catapulted me into a different thought process.

In a way I’m more at peace, because trying to work out what was wrong with me was always my biggest challenge and everything feels less of a challenge now. In a way I feel comforted because I …

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Understanding what’s right

26 Dec

As a child it was important that I did the right thing. It didn’t really matter what that thing was, it felt wrong doing the wrong thing.

I came to learn through the understanding of other people’s wrong actions, what doing the right thing meant. What you think is right isn’t the same as knowing what is right, but it helps to do …

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Wishing you a Merry Xmas

25 Dec


Best wishes for a happy and healthy Christmas

From The CP Diary

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A Thomas Monson quote

24 Dec

Something inspirational:

“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting.”


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Spiritual connections

23 Dec

The spiritual, emotional and mental strength of a relationship are our most intimate and strongest.

The ancient teachings of Buddhism suggest that we can transform our relationships into spiritual partnerships and I believe that needs to happen if we are to get the best out of any relationship …

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My Cerebral Palsy journey

22 Dec

As a follow on from my previous ‘Piecing my history together’ blog and having looked through my medical history again, I now have a fuller picture of my Cerebral Palsy.

My Neurological Consultant confirms that my MRI scan shows:

“An old stroke in the distribution of the right anterior cerebral artery and there is extensive damage to the right frontal lobe and a part of the right parietal lobe.”

These two lobes are part of the four that make up the Cerebral Cortex.  As these different hemispheres are interlinked it would be easy for most or all of those lobes to be affected, either directly …

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