Around this time of year I tend to wake up with anxiety. I’m not exactly sure why, but I think it’s because of the high expectations for everything to be perfect around the holidays. My mind was going wild for about five minutes and then I thought, “Does any day ever go PERFECTLY?” There is… Continue reading Have a Happy, Stress Free Holiday
Today the sweetest lady came up to me complimenting me and Levi. She started telling me about her dog that passed away around this time last year while showing me pictures. Her dog looked so much like Levi that she couldn’t help but start crying. The lady said “I know I’m not supposed to pet… Continue reading Short but sweet
When you decide that you’re going to start trying to change your life, I feel the only way to truly move on is if you address the things that could possibly be holding you back. So that’s exactly what I’m going to do. I’m going to write a letter to the people who have hurt… Continue reading An open letter to the people that have hurt me..
Over the past seven years I have had to be completely dependent on my family to take care of me. Since I was 16 when my injury happened, I have missed out on a lot. I never got my first car. I never went on a senior trip or to my high school prom. I’ve… Continue reading Just do it already
You know those days when your moods are all over the place? You don’t know if you’re happy, sad, or whatever. It usually happens around that time of the month for me ( sorry if that’s TMI ) but my emotions have been alllll overrrrr. Which makes my anxiety worse too.. I sound like a… Continue reading In my head…
I have to say one of the hardest parts of being quadriplegic would be not having use of my hands. Honestly, I would want my hands back before anything else. Finally figuring out how to do some things on my own has been a huge accomplishment for me. Being a girl & not able to… Continue reading Not your perfect makeup tutorial …
After my car accident in July of 2011 my life was turned upside down. I had to completely learn new ways to do things that were so easy for me to do before! But I knew that there were things that I was going to need help with no matter what. Honestly I thought if… Continue reading Retrieving independence through service dogs