Date: April2016

Words by Julie - Living Life With Paralysis

Downhill is one thing…

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Downhill is one thing…

Today has been a lovely spring day – happy medium warm weather and great company. Steph and Mike and the boys came up from the city and we toured them around the front lawn showing the layout of the new house. It is still very much in the planning stages – trying to work out […]

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Constant

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Constant

Today I couldn’t get away from myself. It seemed that everywhere I went I heard your legs don’t work and won’t work for the rest of your life. I also kept feeling this isn’t happening to me. I can’t explain why, but every once in awhile it pops into my head. And it makes me […]

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Reminders of the way things were

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Reminders of the way things were

Oliver and I made our way to the Goderich beach on Sunday. It was just him and I for the day – Theo and Ella were out – so we decided we needed to “do” something – because we could! So yes, I am driving, got my official licence with restriction class 2A (hand controls). […]

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Jake

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Jake

I met Jake while I was in Parkwood. He was in his mid thirties, super polite, all around nice guy. He was always wearing a Gilligan hat and he spent a lot of his time in the lounge, mostly playing pool. I saw him around quite a bit, but never had taken the time talk […]

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Pay off

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Pay off

Every once in awhile it is nice to see evidence that your hard work is paying off. It happens when you least expect it – like when you take your kids out to dinner and a lady at the neighbouring table complements how well behaved your kids are; or going down to the freezer to […]

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