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The Harmonious Contradiction

I cannot deny that the past month or so has been frustrating. There have been moments of depression and anger, for the first time in a long time, seriously doubting my path and what the end result of all of … Continue reading

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Confidence in Me As I Strive to Be Free

Suffering is caused solely by the mind, not by external circumstances or physical limitations, therefore recovery from paralysis and walking will not eliminate my suffering.  A truth I have been speaking about a lot recently.  I figured to fully embrace … Continue reading

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Japa

In my last blog entry, I discussed how I was quite aware that my suffering would not disappear once I was walking.  I have known for some time now that no material gain, including the health of my body, would … Continue reading

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In My Cave of Peace I Dwell

After the break through of my new wrist movement, I felt that the dam was about to burst. At any minute a flood of recovery and movement would overwhelm me, and I would shout from the rooftops, “The miracle has … Continue reading

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A Christmas Gift

I was given a wonderful gift over this Christmas holiday, a gift I have not received for many years. I was given the gift of visible, functional recovery. My right wrist flexor has improved from a level 2 strength, to … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know, I Just Write

I can’t believe it, but I did it.  I have completed the rough draft of my book.  I never expected for it to happen so quickly, but recently a storm of passion and determination was lit within me, and once … Continue reading

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So how are you? Have you seen any improvement?

While sitting in Francis’s office, people often ask me if I am seeing any improvement.  My “go to” response is always, “I expect to walk any day now”.  My words most often bring a smile to their face.  Maybe they … Continue reading

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Summer Road Trip 2013

Two nights ago my father and I arrived home after another one of our epic summer journeys.  This particular journey took us to Dallas, Tampa Bay, Atlanta, all the way up to Boston, Massachusetts, then Mountville, Pennsylvania, and finally back … Continue reading

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The Deep Recesses of My Heart

In the deepest recesses of my heart there is a sadness, which can only be described as pure, uninhibited joy.  This thought came to me after having several moments in which I felt fully connected to an inner part of … Continue reading

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We Accept the Love We Think We Deserve

I recently saw the movie “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”.  In the film it is quoted that “we accept the love we think we deserve”.  I think there may be a lot of truth to this statement.  It seems that … Continue reading

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