Ahh, Halloween. One of my favorite times of the year. The time for costumes,.
treats, tricks, and spooky things. I love having some of my family over for food and old Halloween cartoons. So this year my younger cousin and I made some spooky treats to eat while we watch...

Everyone this is Bailey Dunford ! A 26 year old young lady from Virginia . She is one heck of a go getter ! She would love for one day doctors to find a way to help individuals with Spina Bifida and other disabilities control incontinence issues much easier . Bailey wa...

October 23, 2018

Hello Everyone! My name is Sarah Julian ! I was born with Myelomeningocele Spina Bifida. Growing up , I was a happy child . My parents did ALOT of work to keep things as normal as possible for me .

 But by the time I was 8, I had spent about a quarter of my life in...

Barbara Gonzalez was born with Spina Bifida. Barbara walked, climbed stairs and got around with the assistance of crutches. Despite her physical and learning disability, she lives an active social life. She worked in the administrative field for 30+ years. Until the ag...

    I’m Cynthia, I am Julio Cesar Vasquez’s mother. I found out Julio had Spina Bifida when I was 5 months pregnant. It has been rough the past 13 years for Julio and our family, but to me the struggle is all worth it !

    Julio was born at 36 weeks with Spina Bif...

October 22, 2018

I always start my story with " I went to sleep as LeaAnn and woke up a perfect stranger."   lee Ann Swinney 

On September 2014 I suffered a bleeding stroke and brain aneurysm ( Acute subdural dura hetoma.) which led to brain surgery to relieve the pressure in my...

October 22, 2018

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

On September 2014 Labor day, I suffered a bleeding stroke and brain aneurysm, followed by brain surgery to relieve the pressure in my brain. This was due to a blood infection that w...

October 22, 2018

I write at the instant the rain stops
and splits into some parts dry,
some parts wet enough to catch the reflection
of this morning’s promise through light and air
and, freshly aware
I lean my pen into what can be felt
as the water you throw rocks into
and watch the ri...

October 22, 2018

    I was born on Tuesday, May 27, 1975 at 6:38pm in a hospital in PG County, Maryland . When I was less than two hours old, I was transferred to a hospital in Washington, DC for emergency surgery due to being born with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. I had a shunt pla...

Cassiel was born five months ago with spina bifida L4-T2 and hydrocephalus. He has the shunt surgery and back surgery and everything went well until he turned two months old and got e coli meningitis. He barely made it twice but he did make it however that left severe...

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