For those that know me, I have always been a glass-half-full person, and despite the many challenges I’ve had to overcome in my life I’ve always been the type of person to find the silver lining in any and all situations. I have always had this belief, that God and I have had this connection […]
From a Former Wallflower, by Jessica Niziolek
I am so proud of my new ability to be brave enough to embrace change like it’s a brand new pair of wings. So many new doors are opening. For a girl who found comfort in being the wallflower. I can honestly say, I am proud to be a […]
Long-distance relationships are hard. And when I say that I don’t mean because of the obvious. Unlike The T.V. Show, 90-Day Fiancee, Chris and I don’t glorify our relationship with cameras. That is not “reality” to us by any means. Reality involves family, tears, frustration, pain, joy. It means living life as if the person […]
Remove The Non-progressive sticker when talking about CP
Cerebral Palsy, which is the most common childhood disability in the world, with 17 million affected by CP (myself being one of them.) I was told from a very young age, that my cerebral palsy would either get worse or it would not.
“Okay, well that’s great. Thanks for […]
Being a woman with a disability is difficult but when it comes to dating and relationships, well, that’s an entirely new challenge.
I am a woman that has gone from being a hopeless romantic to becoming a hopeless realist over the years. I know of the challenges that having cerebral palsy has, and because of that […]
Did You know That I have my very own superhero? That’s right you read it right. I have my very own superhero. I call him dad. I know what most of you may be thinking, “most daughters think this about their dads why is yours so special”? I’ll tell you why. My dad has been […]
(The following was previously published on MEDIUM.COM and (TheMighty.com)
I recently discovered a new artist on Spotify by the name of Nicole Nordeman, And the song that spoke to me was a song called, “The Sound Of Surviving.” One line in this song really got to me. “These pieces the ones that left me bleeding. […]