Nothing in my life was ever going to change unless I changed and that’s pretty much how things worked out. Sadly, if there are ever problems around parents that cannot change until they choose to change. As my experiences have shown, it’s the children who must change.
That we will always live the life we live unless we understand our lives. The nature of how we are and how we think is responsible. I could have simply continued to fall into line, but instead I chose to work through each experience so that I could make certain changes. That is what I have done.
Would I change ‘My Story’ or my life? Would I have wanted to have come into my life, knowing what I would have to live and work through? Knowing what I have achieved personally and with The CP Diary, then my answer would be ‘yes.’
Of course, it helps to have a loving close-knit family. Some of us are lucky that way. I would have loved a balance at least. For me the scales were tipped too far the other way. And if like me you believe there is a reason for your life, then The CP Diary is my reason. I couldn’t do what I do without my disability, or my experiences.
I do, however think those responsible for what I have had to deal with must take responsibility for themselves, but I am happy to own and take responsibility for what’s mine.