Dear Mum & Daddi,
As I age, I gain a clearer perception of you as people; a better understanding of the seriousness with which you undertook your role as parents; and a greater appreciation for the efforts you put into raising your children.
And now, as I sit writing this on the other side of the world from all I know, I am filled with wonder at the courage and the care you showed in your parenting: for I am here because of you.
Continue reading … The First Step
L ast week, the Sex and the Wheelchair post discussed some of my thoughts on maintaining sexual relationships in times of disability and/or chronic illness.
This week, I have been struggling with my health, so I haven’t been able to moderate the site.
Continue reading Freshly Pressed Wheelchair
And it is customary that I do this now: I must perform this little ritual nightly else I am unable to sleep peacefully.
Continue reading Rapture
Whereas other children climbed onto their father’s knee to be regaled with Alice’s adventures and other assigned age-appropriate reading material, I was given The Rise and Fall of the Human Empire – a lesson in the importance of being earnest.
Continue reading The Linguist
And in the act of naming me, demonstrated that he would always look upon me from a place of joy.
I am a daughter.
Continue reading The Giant
Dear Lovely People,
Today, mightwar is 3 months old!!
Now some people would consider that I am getting ahead of myself, but this is a milestone I intend to celebrate.
After 549 days of suffering an affliction that mystifies medical professionals, I finally became able to put pen to page about my experience. I put Muffled up on Facebook and Mr. T (my brother from another mother) suggested that I “share” my writing. On 24th October 2012, he sent me the link to WordPress and I entered into a whole new world that I was unaware even existed!
Continue reading Milestone :: 3 Months
You have taught me the truest
understanding of friendship by
acting it out every day of ten years.
Continue reading 27.10.’00