My Story on the site tells a little bit about me. No two days are the same for most people, but living with Cerebral Palsy means that every day can be different. The condition throws up so many feelings that I deal with, which makes life a little tough sometimes.
What I don’t get is how so many Specialists who deal with children living with the condition say that the condition is non-progressive. Since research hasn’t been taken past the age of 18, how would they really know. As the brain ages, the muscles will deteriorate, so how does that make Cerebral Palsy non-progressive?
Unfortunately, there is little or no information out there, but I will never stop looking, reading or writing about Cerebral Palsy and putting what I know on my site. I live alongside Cerebral Palsy, but it doesn’t define me. My site has the potential for me to bring closure on certain things.
The CP Diary gives me a platform so that I can talk about my feelings, put information out there and get some feedback from others who perhaps share similar experiences with me. Even if other people’s experiences differ from my own, we can help and support each other.
Over the days, weeks and months, once I get the hang of the site, I will add to my blogs. Please feel free to comment on any of them. It is only when resources are pulled together that we can change the way we feel about what we deal with and eventually how others may perceive us. Education and support are both very important tools.