One cannot just throw in the towel

When all else fails, just keep doing, keep trying, and keep moving forward. This is what having Cerebral Palsy has taught me, but that wasn't always the case. In my late teens and early twenties, I gave up. I stagnated. Before then, I was a happy, carefree, determined young man. I tried everything so called, … Continue reading One cannot just throw in the towel

Laughing through trying and difficult times

I just completed Lindsay Wincherauk (“Seed”) “Driving in Reverse - the life I almost missed.” What a compelling read; it’s witty, sarcastic, and very funny. The style of writing is different than I am usually used to – very back and forth-y; a unique style of writing – very much characteristic of its writer. If … Continue reading Laughing through trying and difficult times

The demons in our lives

We all have demons in our lives. We all have our peak points and our low drops. I am currently reading: Lindsay Wincherauk "Driving in Reverse: The life I almost missed." It is a fascinating story. In the story, the author discusses "Vices." We all have them. My biggest is drinking. Most of the time, … Continue reading The demons in our lives

I gained my weight back and I’m pissed off at myself

I gained my weight back and I’m pissed off at myself; that’s okay, piss off is good. It helps get me motivated for change. I never started gaining weight until I was sixteen. By my early twenties, I started to realize I was putting on pounds – I still did nothing about it (I should … Continue reading I gained my weight back and I’m pissed off at myself

Two strikes: Growing up gay and handicapped

I have always known I was gay. It wasn’t until I was fourteen that I knew what attraction to the same sex was called, but I knew I like boys better than girls. I tried asking girls out; it never worked. I would date once, and then that would be it. In grade school and … Continue reading Two strikes: Growing up gay and handicapped