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It’s TBT so here’s Zackary at about 8 years old. It’s one of my favorite pictures of him. Just pure luck we were able to capture this because I am really not a good photographer. 347 more words


Like An Old Mule

Did you know uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to chronic kidney disease?

Neither did I, that is until I found myself in ICU with acute kidney failure six years ago. 791 more words



I’m writing this blog for several reasons, and there are many out there. One of my main reasons is that, it helps me with my neurological battle, another is to hopefully open others eyes to this disease, as it affects you, and your family. 258 more words

Life With Early Onset Parkinson's Disease

Handicapped Parking: A User’s Guide

Once you achieve a certain social status in Belgrade, you must view the parking reserved for the handicapped as metaphorical.

Despite what appears to be a space which is reserved for a person with some kind of physical disability, in reality it is merely a metaphor for the various societal woes which beset the citizenry and therefore is open to wide and (sometimes) poetic interpretation. 423 more words


A Case for the Unemployed Lifestyle

Well, I guess I never was a “full-time employee”, but at the height of my employment career I was working about 30 hours a week. Which isn’t bad when you make about $25 an hour. 1,162 more words

Problem Solvers: Disabled 15-year-old gets independence thanks to bathroom remodel

RAYTOWN, Mo. – A family in serious need of a bathroom remodel, is now the winner of a special contest which will enable their 15-year-old disabled son to be more independent. 361 more words


SOTM: Para-Alpine Skiing

Skiing; a sport that can leave the most athletic, able-bodied sportsman cold, achy and fed-up. Replace those athletes with amputees, the blind, and even paralysis sufferers and it becomes remarkable that Para-Alpine Skiing is actually a fully-fledged disabled sport. 477 more words