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    My other life – byJaq

    August 14, 2014 |  by  |  Finding myself  |  No Comments

    I love Terrible Palsy.  It’s where I became a writer.  And although I may not have a huge following, it doesn’t really matter as I’ve had a place to chronicle my journey with Moo.

    There are still plenty of things to write about here.  My life is a source of stories…

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    Moo, hubby & I

    Flashback Friday

    Everything has changed so much since Moo came in to my life.  What I thought I knew about life back then – I knew nothing.  But even throughout his life, my views have evolved and changed.  The way I saw things following diagnosis, is not the way I see things…

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    be curious, not judgemental

    Thats what friends are for

    We all want to have friends.  Even introverts want to feel like they belong.  But sometimes the pressure to have friends causes you to do things that you wouldn’t otherwise do.  Or have friendships with people that you wouldn’t otherwise want to be with – save for it being better…

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    Moo & I are happy

    Don’t worry, be happy

    August 3, 2014 |  by  |  Bits & Pieces  |  , , , ,  |  No Comments

    Happiness is an emotion.
    Gratitude is a statement from your soul.
    Through social media I constantly see messages telling me to be happy.  That happiness is my lifes’ purpose.  That we, as human beings, should remove from our life everything that makes us unhappy.  Anything that causes us grief.  All that makes us struggle.

    That you should…

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    Moo cleaning a wall

    A special person

    “Only special people are given special children”.
    I can’t tell you how many times over the last 10 years I’ve been told how special I am.
    “God doesn’t give you more than you can handle”.
    Bull.  Shit.
    “It takes a special person to do what you do”.
    Nope.  All it takes is love.
    “I couldn’t do what…

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