Tomorrow is another day

Today’s blog is a means for me to let off steam. I am trying to work out how I feel. Some days I seem to struggle to make sense of where I am and other days I feel as though I am somehow in denial.

Those are the days I manage not to think about the issues going on. Then I come back to reality on the assault. I am tired of us having to fight our way through the day with little resolve at the end of it …

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21 Jan, 2012

Understand our perceptions

We need to understand how our perceptions work if we are to change our behaviour. Perceptions act as a filter based on our experiences and are then used to interpret our thoughts on what we see, hear and feel through our conscious thinking.

Our perceptions will always have an impact on our values, feelings and beliefs and that as we continue to subject ourselves to the different emotional and psychological elements that change how we …

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20 Jan, 2012

All good things

Something inspirational:

“This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships to brighten your being, faith so that you can believe, confidence for when you doubt, courage to know yourself, patience to accept the truth, Love to complete your life.”


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19 Jan, 2012

Fruitless Exercises

My thoughts today go back to my childhood this morning and the one thing that sticks out in my mind is my exercise routine and how fruitless they were.

It wasn’t even the exercises I was mad at, or being singled out to do them. I was frustrated at the fact that neither of my parents wanted to know or if they did know I didn’t know what was wrong with me …

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18 Jan, 2012

More about Dyspraxia

I believe having brain damage together with a family history has contributed to my problems with Dyspraxia and up until recently have found out that certain members of my extended family have difficulties between left and right and other issues.

Certain elements of what I struggle with someone else may not. For example I may struggle with tying shoe laces, whilst someone else with Dyspraxia may not. Not knowing about the condition until …

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17 Jan, 2012

CP and Dyspraxia

The CP Diary has been a good motivator for me. It has allowed me to understand and equate my experiences. This week I think I have now come face to face with another reality, for which my past struggles seem to fit.

As a consequence of brain damage, there is a possibility that I may also have a mild form of Dyspraxia. Dyspraxia is classed as a neurological condition that prevents messages being passed to and from the …

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15 Jan, 2012

Something positive

Now that Daniel is beginning to heal from his surgery last year; we’ve been looking into the possibility of further procedures.

We have found a Consultant in London who works for one of the top Children’s hospital in the UK. Having gone to London yesterday to see this Consultant, Daniel may now have something positive …

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14 Jan, 2012


Something inspirational:

“Generally speaking, I simply ASSUME that the best is always happening in my life; whether it’s enough money, a comfortable and nurturing place to live, whatever. In this same line of thinking, I see myself protected and guided by a squadron of guardian angels; so I seem to KNOW when it’s time to let go of a situation because it’s not good for me, and when to embark on a path that is right.”


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13 Jan, 2012

Time to grow

Depending on our childhood, each of us as individuals will grow differently. As a child, I didn’t have a chance to emotionally grow because I was never encouraged to make decisions. Decisions were always being made for me.

Although I was able to hold down a job from the age of 18, I didn’t feel ready to ‘take on the world’. It was only when I moved on with my life at the age of 25 that things slowly began to change for me. It was like …

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12 Jan, 2012