Image is from Pexels Tomorrow is World Cerebral Palsy Day, which is what I have, and I’m not alone because there are roughly 18 million people worldwide. There are four primary types, each depending on which area of the brain is affected. I see Cerebral Palsy as an umbrella that covers a speculum of symptoms. … Continue reading Happy Cerebral Palsy Day
Image is from Pexels I can only try and imagine what my mum went through in the days before my birth. Her water broke three months before the due date, and I was supposed to be born in the middle of April. I just asked my mum, and she said that I was meant to … Continue reading 26 Years Today!
Image is from Pixabay The best way to express how I’m feeling right now is walking on eggshells in my own life or, in my case, wheeling. I guess my most worrying issue is where we are going to live next year. A promising thing happened housing promised us a place that should be wheelchair … Continue reading My Life Right Now
From Google Since my laptop broke this morning, I can no longer blog about what I had in mind because it requires research that I don’t know how to do on the Ipad yet. So I went on Netflix and re-watched the first episode of Special. Special is a series on Netflix is based on … Continue reading My Thoughts On Special (The Series)
Image from Pexels The biggest fear I had when I started blogging was now that I was sharing my thoughts and my life on the internet. It will allow anyone to read them. My family didn’t choose to be bloggers, so I am careful to give them as much privacy as possible. However, I’m sure … Continue reading Assumptions About Me And My Disability
Image from Pixabay My mum always wanted to give me a change in getting an education. She didn’t have that chance herself. What she knows, she self-taught herself. Both my parents left school at age 14, which was a common thing to do back then. However, when my mum went to sign me up to … Continue reading Accessibility and Education
Image from Pixabay My legsI don’t hateBecause it is just my fateMine just need wheelsAt least I have seatAnd don’t need a chairAnywhere I goBut when my wheels stopI’m at a stand-stillOr in my caseMore like a sit-still Alex
Image from Pixabay What do I mean by access doesn’t always translate to accessibility? For example, I do have an accessible van because my mum bought one. However, if people park too close to our vehicle and leave no space for the ramp, I still can’t enter the van. Which is why on the booth … Continue reading Access Doesn’t Mean Accessibility!
Image from Google Around 2014, my muscle pain was at its peak. So, the doctor who takes care of my Cerebral Palsy referred me to the pain clinic. The first doctor I had would inject me in my legs and shoulders, and the pain went away for a month. Nevertheless, the pain came back even … Continue reading Baclofen Pump Implant Trial (Story Time)
Image From Google A few months ago, I asked you if you want to post about the equipment I use as a disabled person. The type of Cerebral Palsy I have makes me have weak muscles (which is why I can’t walk), and I have nerve damage in my hands. The reason why I can’t … Continue reading Blogmas Day 20 Equipment I Use As A Disabled Person