With that said, I make a point to not tear others down in my blog…unless you are a handicapped parking spot violator…then it is my life mission to embarrass you and make you wish your legs didn’t work. Being lazy isn’t cute. Harsh but true.
Every day I am reminded that having a disability gives you a different perspective from the norm. We dream of capabilities, face struggles and long for things that may never have even crossed another’s mind.
But to be honest, I think this goes beyond disabilities – it is just being alive. Old people long for energy and good knees, young people long for independence and wisdom, etc.
The grass is always greener right? But we forget there is probably squirrel poop in every yard.
I love getting the chance to
know other AMCers. There is something really priceless about finding another
girl who like myself watches in awe at the girl sitting in front of her in
class, on the bus, in a meeting – whip her hair into a ponytail. We are
blown away at the ease and hope they know how insanely lucky they are… oh to
have strong hands.
Through the AMC ladies group on
Facebook, I found other AMCers that long for strong leg muscles, hunt for products to make life easier and do weird things around the house to survive. Continue reading →