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My/Our Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q4E2_uKeVQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O1znRO5-qg https://vimeo.com/149422271  and https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2015/12/18/makorori-beach-and-our-story/ Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do…best!” “I refuse (absolutely) to be limited and defined by what I can’t do, but what I can do…my very best.” – … Continue reading

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“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”

“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.” ― inspiring words from Oscar Pistorius (the “Blade Runner”) in 2011 well before his fall from grace *(and slightly adapted by me!) now called by some … Continue reading

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“Thought is the blossom, Language the bud, Action the fruit behind it.”

“Just because a brain has been damaged, does NOT necessarily have to affect the human mind…and so the quality and height of our thoughts!” https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2015/09/16/thought-is-the-blossom-language-the-bud-action-the-fruit-behind-it/ picture from https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2015/08/30/2372/ and http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a … Continue reading

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“Just because a brain has been damaged, does NOT necessarily have to affect the human mind…and so the quality and height of our thoughts!”

“Just because a brain has been damaged, does NOT necessarily have to affect the human mind…and so the quality and height of our thoughts!” “Don’t let what you can’t do, stop you from doing what you can do… best!” from … Continue reading

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“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he (or she) has overcome”

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he (or she) has overcome”  – Booker T. Washington from http://www.hopeworks.org.nz/   PPS “Pebbles in the road can  turn … Continue reading

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“Do not let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you CAN do …best!”

“Do not let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you CAN do …best!” – me from https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/do-not-what-yo/ and https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/ “Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we … Continue reading

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“There is always a light at the end of each tunnel, but it is only visible and obtainable to those who wish to see it.”

 from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com “There is always a light at the end of each tunnel, but it is only visible and obtainable to those who wish to see it.” “With a view from above, your world becomes vast, dreams become infinite.” from http://www.toinspire.com/Stories/Quotations%20and%20Reflections%20-%20Michelle%20C.%20Ustaszeski.html … Continue reading

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“The biggest disability we often face (and live with) is the limitation(s) we place on ourselves, so rather think ability”

“The biggest disability we often face (and live with) is the limitation(s) we place on ourselves, so rather think ability” from http://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/  and  www.beyondboundarieslimits.wordpress.com You can, if you think you can! “It’s not who we are that holds us back, it’s … Continue reading

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“Here was a light behind the despair, beyond the darkness. At first a flicker of an ember, just a tiny pin-prick of dawning possibilities…”

“Here was a light behind the despair, beyond the darkness. At first a flicker of an ember, just a tiny pin-prick of dawning possibilities…” from http://journalistandwriter.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/here-was-a-light-behind-the-despair-beyond-the-darkness-at-first-a-flicker-of-an-ember-just-a-tiny-pin-prick-of-dawning-possibilities/ and https://itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com/

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“ You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give. ”

“ You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give. ” — Eleanor Roosevelt Picture from http://www.deepandwonderfulthoughts.wordpress.com and my brand new book at http://www.amazon.com/Open-Book-My-Story-Part-ebook/dp/B00MD4U9QQ

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