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 […]
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Fear swirled around me, filling my head and controlling my thoughts. Too disoriented to know up from down. I couldn’t pay attention for any length of time and was often agitated and frustrated. These feelings were all based in fear. How was I going to live with a disability? How would I do it? The […]
Suddenly needing to adapt to different groups of people was tough. My associates changed from co workers and people who were enjoying life to people who seemed to be focused on just getting through the day. One of the new cultures I tried hard to fit into was college.
For some people the elephant in the kitchen is obvious for all to see. Some people who don’t suffer a physical disability or some other evident oddity have ‘disabilities’ on the inside. They have invisible disabilities.
Are you controlled by a disabling fear? Who or what are your authorities? Change your authorities by changing your priorities. Thirty years ago, during my initial years of rehab, my biggest disability wasn’t my paralyzed leg and arm or my inability to control