February 27, 2018

February 18, 2010 I was in a car accident when the vehicle I was in hit ice causing the car to slam into a tree. I broke my C5, where I also bruised my spinal cord. I fractured my lower lumbar, broke 3 ribs, my pelvis, and nerve damage in my shoulder. At the time, I wa...

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely, or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature, and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be…” – Anne Frank

That quote has been on the front page...

It is said that “the squeaky screw gets the grease.” That’s true, and the same thing can be said for the squeaky wheel. There may be a lesson in this for us.

I have an education, a good-paying job and a full life. I also have a wheelchair, which is my only way to move...

Rob was born with Hydrocephalus in 1997. Rob was 3 days old when he had his first surgery to have a shunt implanted . All together Rob has had 7 shunts . His last surgery was in October of 2017 .

Rob is the oldest child of 3 . In his spare time , Rob loves to play NHL 1...

February 27, 2018

Children who have any disability grow up learning that there are many different levels of "norms" in our society. Disabled children understand that although they face unique challenges, they are still living their lives the only way they know how to, and that is normal...

Allison Thometz is 41 years old and lives in Eugene,Oregon. Allison was born with Myelomeningocele Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus . Allison has a Ventrical Atrium Shunt which means her shunt goes to her heart to drain the Cerebral Spina Fluid off her brain ....

Cori Rae is a 39 years old woman born with Cerebral Palsy .  She has blond hair and blue eyes . To get around she uses a walker .She has a boyfriend named Bert .

In Cori Rae’s spare time , she likes to be on facebook talking with Bert . She also likes to sing, dance and...

February 27, 2018

As evening falls chasing
The sun away
the stars come out to
Steal the show, the crickets
sing a welcome song
As the fireflies dance along
The milky way.
Mr moon lights up the
sky with his spotlight
with a final, farewell bow

Good night, sleep tight 

February 23, 2018

You ask me how I'm doing
I say that I'm ok
While deep down inside
My silent screams unheard
Invisible are my tears
Hidden by my smile
Invisible is my pain
I hide it very well
Invisible is my isolation
bound by my own chains
silent is my voice
begging you to see me
as I...

February 23, 2018

I always start my story with " I went to sleep as LeaAnn, and woke up a total stranger.

On September 2014 Labor labor day, I suffered a bleeding stroke and brain anyurism which led to brain surgery to relieve the pressure, due to an blood infection I caught in my mech...

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