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The cards that life has dealt us…

#MONDAY MOTIVATION Motivational Quotes‏ @DavidRoads  The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.   Sometimes inspiring quotes are found on Twitter.  I went to Centerville High School to talk to high school kids about myself, my accident … Continue reading

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The Art of Resigning

After graduating Longwood University with a Therapeutic Recreation degree, quitting my work at Fairfax Nursing Center nearly destroyed me. I went from trying so hard to complete my high school education, while dealing with the complications of a new disability, a … Continue reading

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20/20 HINDSIGHT

#MONDAYMOTIVATION 20/20 HINDSIGHT If we were all aware of that statement, life would be so much easier.  I went through college without appreciating all the fun that can be had in college.  I mean, it was fun, but I did spend … Continue reading

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I WISH I knew

What I WISH I knew before starting college as a Therapeutic Recreation major #1 YOU NEED TO LIKE PEOPLE.  Like working with people all the time, and like working with the difficulties and challenges they have.  Working with other people is … Continue reading

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And in the beginning…

“I think what doesn’t kill you makes you a better human being. It opens your eyes, your heart, and your mind.” – Derek Hough [Dancing with the Stars] Peace out Trevor the Otter ***This cute little otter keeps sending me … Continue reading

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Reverse discrimination?

     During my second year of taking classes at LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY, majoring in TR (Therapeutic Recreation) everyone in the field of study took a class that we just called Phys Dis, the name of the course is actually ‘Recreation with … Continue reading

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Chillen Starbucks style

On this 80 degree day, what a better place to go that to sit in the AC of STARBUCKS away from all distractions [mainly of cleaning my house] to work on my writing with a good friend. It may seem … Continue reading

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What doesn’t kill you…

“I think what doesn’t kill you makes you a better human being. It opens your eyes, your heart, and your mind. – Derek Hough ” Peace out Trevor the Otter ***This cute little otter keeps sending me emails with sometimes … Continue reading

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Secret of Change

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” **Socrates   I’m 33, and graduated from school, but I’m still getting homework.  Self-discovery, relaxation techniques and relationship work.  … Continue reading

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C’est la Vie

There’s nothing else you can say.  Sometimes life sucks, circumstances suck, but that’s life.  There is nothing you can do about it.  I (of all people) think I know that best.  Sigh, when life gives you lemons make lemonade. In … Continue reading

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