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Thinking out loud

One of the things I love the most about this blog is that it gives me a place to come and think.

Okay, so I’ll admit that it’s a pretty public way to come and think and organise thoughts I’m having, but I like it. 369 more words

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I didn’t think anyone else could take care of him but me. Like me. The last weekend in February Ali and I had our first night away from the kids since Sebastian was born. 507 more words

Our Son

Pinnacle freshman Kevin Messner dreaming of Paralympics

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Kevin Messner hits the track with the rest of his Phoenix Pinnacle High teammates, never looking back, knocking down barriers, opening doors for those who don’t feel they have a place in sports. 965 more words


Is non-disabling disability a thing?

   A few months back JJ’s insurance offered to apply for disability benefits on his behalf due to his spastic hemiparesis.  We agreed to “give it a shot” though I hoped he would get denied.   915 more words


Grieving the loss of my body, and finding new avenues

No one ever told me that I would wake up without my body. That I would be in my late twenties and suddenly things would just slowly grind to a halt. 406 more words

New Website/Blog

Hey Guys!

I just uploaded a lot of old blog posts from my tumblr. I thought it was time for me to take the plunge and buy my own domain. 70 more words

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Essay Summing up Grad School Experience

An essay I wrote that pretty much sums up my grad school experience thus far.

I knew that starting my first semester of graduate school would be a challenge. 345 more words

Cerebral Palsy