Chicken or egg?

I know that I sustained a bleed on the brain and that is why I have Cerebral Palsy, but I’m not sure what came first, the bleed or the difficult birth and then the bleed. What came first, the chicken or the egg?

When my parents were here, I knew not to ask and with both parents now gone, I may never get to know. It might be …

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19 Nov, 2015

Blame

It’s a fact that our childhood will throw up many issues based around the environment we grow up in. Whatever we have had to contend with as a child, our experiences will always affect us and although it’s far from right, none of us can change those experiences.

We also cannot wish for things that didn’t happen. If anything, we must find a way through, so that we move on from our experiences. It becomes counter-productive, when we carry and continue …

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18 Nov, 2015

A clearer understanding

Having Cerebral Palsy and never being told that is what I had, would be like having to join up the dots and I’m now having to find ways and means of understanding what I’ve had to deal with.

I have now found a book that is helping me verify and recognise some of my developmental delays. The book addresses developmental delays associated with numerous conditions and includes …

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14 Nov, 2015

A quote by Marilyn Monroe

Something inspirational:

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”

MARILYN MONROE

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13 Nov, 2015

10-Minute Cardio Workout

Burn calories, lose weight and feel healthier with this 10-minute cardio workout routine for aerobic fitness, which can be done at home.

Rocket Jumps

For rocket jumps, stand with your feet hip-width apart, legs bent and hands on your thighs. Jump up, driving your hands straight above your head and extending your entire body. Land gently …

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12 Nov, 2015

Moving forward

This has been a particularly hard blog for me to write. To realise our value as a person is to stop identifying ourselves as a victim. We stay a victim, because we fail to see our full worth and potential and instead allow others to take control.

Although I personally never equated not knowing I had Cerebral Palsy with being a victim, looking back that is exactly what I was. “Abuse isn’t about the victim. It’s about someone else’s …

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11 Nov, 2015