Living with cerebral palsy is enormously difficult. But what if you never knew you had it? This is ‘my story.’
Born the second of premature twins, from a young age I knew I was different, but for all the wrong reasons. A child of the 60s, I experienced first-hand the way that disability was so often brushed under the carpet and not spoken about. My constant physical and mental struggles made me feel isolated, alone, frustrated, and misunderstood… it took 46 years for me to find out why.
Part memoir, part motivational guide, Cerebral Palsy: A Story is my open and honest journey from an angry, confused child, knowing something was wrong, but not knowing what, to the ‘real’ me, using my experiences and lessons to create inspiring messages about mental and physical health, positivity, resilience and change.
Living with so many thoughts in my mind, has made writing my memoir easy. Having now signed the book off, I’m now on to publication and that part doesn’t seem so easy!
My book tells ‘my story,’ in a way that helps resonate. It’s powerful, emotional and heartfelt. It’s a story without recriminations. It’s a fair and balanced account of my experiences, growing up without knowing …
I am delighted to let you all know that my forthcoming book, Cerebral Palsy: a story ‘Finding the Calm after the Storm,’ is due to be released on the 2nd January, 2020. Everything to do with the book will now be categorised under ‘My Book.’
Not knowing I cerebral palsy meant each day was an ongoing battle. Post diagnosis, although writing for my website has been instrumental in bringing more peace into my life, writing the book has been a …