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does having cerebral palsy hurt

Often I get asked if cerebral palsy hurts. There are honestly two sides to this coin, and in this post I am going to do my best to answer both sides of the question as it relates to my own … Continue reading

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2 things to remember that not everyone knows about cerebral palsy

I take for granted that I have a broader understanding of cerebral palsy because I live it. I forget that not everyone has the same understanding of the disability. I remain humble but admittedly forget that not everyone has the … Continue reading

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learning of cerebral palsy later in life

I have always known of my cerebral palsy and I feel blessed by this, I know of people who for one reason or another find out about their CP later in life. This still shocks me, here’s why. I am … Continue reading

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pain and cerebral palsy

Recently, I have had a lot of questions about cerebral palsy and if it causes pain. I find this a difficult question to answer because cerebral palsy impacts every person differently. This post by its nature than can only speak … Continue reading

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Cerebral palsy symptoms and the impact on my life

According to Mayo clinic the basic definition of cerebral palsy is: “Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is caused by an insult to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth.” I get asked … Continue reading

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Overcoming muscle spasticity

This is an interesting concept to me and has been widely searched recently on my site. When it comes to spasticity I feel like at least for me that is part of my life part of the package in terms … Continue reading

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Feel free to ask questions about cerebral palsy

I struggle to understand why people worry that they will offend me by asking questions. Rest assured that I started this blog as a resource and I am happy to answer questions.  However if on the off chance I am … Continue reading

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track and field in school

When I was in grade seven or eight, I don’t remember which I was able to attend with the rest of my school, the local track meet. My friend who is also in a chair, and I decided we wanted … Continue reading

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we’re in heaven

Last evening (Sunday) one of my best friends, her mom, and I, had the delightful experience of seeing Mr. Bryan Adams live in concert. The concert was beautiful and acoustic. It was basically Bryan with an acoustic guitar and a … Continue reading

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A mommy minute

A note from lifeofthedifferentlyabled I have asked Jo to write what it is like to have a special needs child and she so kindly wrote the following I’m Jo, mom of six – year – old Monkey Boy.  He’s a … Continue reading

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