All posts tagged: adjust

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 257

There are definitely days where living in the moment is a choice and letting things roll off your back is a task and a half. I want to acknowledge that. Today was one of those days. Not in the majority actually but when it came to accessibility. I could take this blog post in many different ways but for the sake of time and education I am going to say, accessibility is not just physical, it is as much to do with attitudes and assumptions being barriers as it is weather for stairs. Something to keep in mind when you next encounter a person with a disability. That said, the right attitude can get you through almost any situation this is true both in life and in terms of accessibility and living with a disability as part of your daily existence. If you have one or two good people in your life that can keep the right type of attitude for you it’s surprising how much your life can change and you can get through. …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 256

I feel like often people don’t realize how much being able to do that little thing really does impacts our life. Today I got to use One of those blow drying combs and it actually worked. I am so excited now I can dry my own hair. I was also able to get in my cupholder reattached to my chair after it fell off and having it work again is like I can’t even explain. I’ve been having trouble with it falling off for the past few days so now having it secure and just feel better. Being able to hold and transport my own coffee that’s like a thing. I think people often take for granted the cupholders they have in their car or their ability to hold something and walk. These type of things just make me feel “normal”. I even might be getting a bath lift that will allow me to take baths again. That I haven’t done in at least six months and I love baths. All good things, all good …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 255

I just had a teachable moment with someone. Who was cutting me off when I spoke, thinking she knew what I wanted like she was a mind reader, and trying to make me work at her speed. This doesn’t happen at my house. Sometimes I will let one of these things go, given his situation but lately I have become much more of a boss, especially with my help. The days of walking over Mindy are long gone and the days of me standing up for myself I have become a reality and it’s not sometimes it’s pretty much all the time now. This might sound bitchy and self-centred but please no I do not mean it that way. I do not have time for sub par help. If you do not want to be around me in a positive way in my house you can leave. If you insult me, my family or something I hold close to my heart. You can leave. If you do not believe that I know what’s best for …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 254

Although today I was not really around people, I think that’s what I needed. Which is the beauty say as I’m a very social person but I think sometimes you need a day or a few hours alone and just to recharge and get things done. Not that I don’t love the hustle and bustle of my office but it’s nice to have a day where no one is bugging you and you can just hang out with your headphones in doing your thing. And yesterday’s post I spoke about the little things and have all the little things are what make life. This is one of those things and this is one of those days. After the week I have had I needed a day like this and I am happy to report that I was able to get 90% of my work done. There was one part of my day that was not necessarily the best I had to wait a while for my ride home and is much is I was annoyed …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 252

So cold. It is so cold today. -37 without the wind -52 I think with the wind. It just means -cold. I came to a big conclusion today and no it was not about the cold it was about something else. And hopefully in a week or two I will be able to say more but because I am very superstitious I want to say more than that right now. But as soon as I am able to I will. What I can say, it is interesting how perspective of both things is gained at times you wouldn’t expect. It is even more interesting if you look at the choices people make at different points in their lives and compare them how you may end up seeing correlation and differences but in the end everyone is looking for the same thing. When I come to a decision about something I find it’s much easier for me to make decisions about other things as if everything hinged on one decision even though I know that is …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 248

There are two things I can say for sure today. 1 I have some awesome friends who are there for me when I need them and when I don’t. You know who you are. Thank you for getting me in. 2 I have never felt more grounded or present with in my authentic self then I have felt today. Even when it is some stressful moments I found myself being able to get back to my centre and the values and morals I hold without too much trouble and while still feeling very much understood and supported. Today was an awesome day.