“Be confident with the the guardianship you have over your own life” A few nights ago, when I got out of bed to go to the bathroom, my right leg wouldn’t take my weight. It kept collapsing underneath me. For some reason the quad had suddenly, very suddenly, no warning, gone on vacation. This … More FUTUREPROOFING PART 2 –LEANING INTO PHYSICAL DECLINE

Never Never Never Give Up

After writing the post about the link between managing spasm and improving walking, I continued thinking about how important it is to never, never give up. No matter the obstacles, challenges, frustrations, fears never give up. I had this image in my head of enormous blocks that are seemingly unsurmountable …

The Power of Music

As my daughter’s wedding approaches, and I see the care with which she and her fiancé choose their music, I am reminded how music is directly connected to our emotions. Music can stir men to battle, soothe a baby to sleep, arouse passion, unite us in patriotism, make us dance, make us happy, make us … More The Power of Music

One Step At A Time

I was looking at our living room this morning and my heart sank. I’ve been having a lot of fun messing around with art and drawing apps for my iPad, as well as designing some wedding stationary for my daughter and her fiancee, and I’ve been scattering bits of paper and “stuff” all over the … More One Step At A Time