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CP + quadripelia + determination = bigger than mountains and Kona

So this is pretty fantastic: Chaeli Mycroft becomes the first quadriplegic person to summit Mount Kilimanjaro. Just amazing. It made me think of Bonner Paddock, the first man with CP to summit Mount Kilimanjaro. He then went on to become the first person with CP to complete the most difficult triathlon in the world – […]

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Admittance: Part II

Picking up where I left off, right. I don’t mean to say that the girl I was before the stroke was a bad person; I just mean that the personality changes are enough of a foundational shift that I don’t necessarily find that I would befriend someone like who I was. That sounds odd, but […]

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Admittance: Part I

“So you had a stroke?” The woman, whose name I don’t recall, asked from across the table in the lunch room at TIRR outpatient. I would spend a lot of time there over the next several months. “No,” I said and frowned. Yes. Why did you say no? You meant to say yes. I looked […]

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‘Word soup’

Christmas came and went. The rehab facility was able to schedule my initial evaluations the week of Christmas – rehabilitation therapists don’t seem to get much in the way of holiday vacation since TIRR was scheduled to be open and providing all therapies and groups for its patients. At the time, I would have found […]

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So, here we go.

It’s been forever since I tried blogging anything. Like two years sort of forever. Seven months later Today marks five months and eleven days since my brain got a tad choked up by a pesky little clot that didn’t last long, but turned my life upside down. As you can see, I didn’t finish the […]

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