Category Archives: Acceptance

I’m Curious… A Step Back into Right Now, Today.

            About trauma.  Are there levels of trauma that set a foundation and draw up blueprint designs consisting of levels of reactions and experiences for other traumas to set their footings upon?   I’m curious if the original and first trauma … Continue reading

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Still Jettisoned to Right now but…. Okay, Pity Party Over

            This week I added a pity party post.  Felt good, really, really good.  The noise needed to come out.  So there, I have spent time with it and now it’s time to move on towards my goal with what … Continue reading

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This Just In… A Jettison to Right Now…

Really?  Another Addition to my DisABILITY Resume??? Pretty much all I could say this past Monday was, WTF…             This past Monday, July 8, 2013, I learned the results of an EEG I had the week prior to investigate why … Continue reading

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I Did It Without Thinking About It!

One morning I got up from bed, went downstairs, started coffee and sat at the kitchen table waiting for the first warm cup of the day.  I gazed out the window searching for signs indicating spring was on its way.  … Continue reading

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Real Deal College Classes!

           To this day I’m not sure how I learned about Wisconsin’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), only that sometime in 2002 I met someone at a small café in Madison who described to me what DVR is and what … Continue reading

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Understanding DisABILITY

To understand something we usually try to learn as much as we can about it, right?  Well, I learned that disability falls into the search for understanding category as well. The Reading Girl by Magni, National Gallery of Art, Washington, … Continue reading

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Disability is…

At the onset I thought that I would never find my way out of the incredibly life strangling emotional nightmare I was screaming in.   It was controlling my every thought, movement, desire, and wishes.  It took control of me…             … Continue reading

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Disability and Opportunity? Really?

Okay, sounds ridiculous right?   That disability is an opportunity; that it provides opportunity to discover new and exciting things about life… yea, right.  Just how does that happen when yesterday I could, today I can’t… Opportunity.  What does that really … Continue reading

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Phrases, praises, architect of change and… what’s this outfit I’m wearing?

Would’ve, could’ve, should’ve… you know those “if only I would have’s”…  These little phrases serve no purpose other than to torment us, add to the noise.  Not to say that they are forbidden to be said or thought or asked, … Continue reading

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Don’t forget – BLAME – it’s noisy too!

Image from Google Images 5-7-2013 Oh, looking for that someone or something to blame… anything to direct your anger, to point a finger, to say, “It’s all your fault”! I was once hardened by putting the blame, and the work … Continue reading

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