The doctors say I’ll never walk without a cane, but I have to walk without a cane. It’s not just about proving them wrong. I’m only thinking about how bad I want to walk. I hold my cane off the ground, determined not to let my disability hold me down, and start hobbling up the […]
Does the idea of driving excite you? Does the idea of becoming suddenly unable to drive send you into a panic? I had spent a ton of money on my Camaro. Driving was in my blood. After my motorcycle crash, fear that I wouldn’t drive again loomed large and filled me with desperation. I had […]
HOPE Enriches, Stabilizes, Motivates We all know that basic essentials like food, water and air sustain life, but what makes that sustained life exciting, productive and worth living? HOPE! What is HOPE? HOPE, by definition, is a feeling of expectation and desire for a positive thing to happen. We’ve all had seasons of HOPE. Whether […]
Hope adds a degree of optimism to every condition we are ever in.
Hope is the foundation of every achievement and every attempt. Hope changes everything… As I expected, the hallway on the rehab floor where the Harborview Hospital Psychologist had his office was mostly deserted. How many times had I come here, looking for HOPE? Quad cane in hand, I hobbled boldly down the corridor toward his […]