Catching up with readers after an exciting start to 2019!

Catching Up (February 2019 Update)

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To risk sounding old by using a dated reference, WASSUP?! Seriously though, how goes everything? I thought you and I could use today’s post to do some catching up. Similar to the way you might catch up with long-time friends over a bite to eat. Hopefully you consider me like a friend, ha. Personally, I…

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Get practical tips for making your home accessible courtesy Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators's infographic "How to Make Your House Handicap Accessible."

Making Your Home Accessible (Infographic Included)

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No place remain more sacred than home. Safe, secure, and relaxed describe how you should feel within said walls. Sadly, multiple factors can jeopardize such sentiments. For example living with cerebral palsy or another physical disability, obstacles may present themselves around your living quarters. Enter the importance behind making your home accessible. Sounds excellent, right?…

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Zachary offers his Custom Ink review.

Custom Ink Review

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Disclaimer: Recently I joined the Custom Ink affiliate program. That means when you click any links to Custom Ink in the following Custom Ink review and place an order I will receive a commission off your sale. While obviously incentive, understand I would recommend Custom Ink anyways. Personally, I used Custom Ink six times to…

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Zachary hits the metaphorical 2018 rewind button and compiles his best content from the year based off views and engagement numbers.

2018 Rewind: My Best Content According to You!

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When a New Year looms, emotions set abuzz. Rewinding back the past 12 months certain highlights come to mind. For me, your continued support remains a highpoint. Thus, I decided to use my 2018 rewind to countdown my year’s best content. At least, the best according to you! Oppose to setting up a poll and…

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Construct a powerful support system with these tips from the Cerebral Palsy Vigilante!

Constructing Your Support System

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Support systems prove powerful. With the right support system the impossible becomes possible. You obtain a light to guide you through gloomy times. Your support system keeps your motivation fueled. Enough empty imagery though! Rather than continuing along using repetitive phrases, let us get practical. After all, talking about how the right support system benefits…

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After not mentioning ABC Speechless since season 1, episode 20 "R-U-N-- RUNAWAY," Zachary takes a moment to revisit the series.

Revisiting ABC Speechless

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ABC Speechless made headlines back in 2016 when the sitcom premiered. Anticipation among the cerebral palsy community especially seemed quite palpable. Anyone needing reminding about the excitement can just read the live CP Twitter chat #CPChatNow recap covering Wednesday, September 21st, 2016, the show’s premiere night! After two seasons inserted at the Wednesday, 8:30pm ET…

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Zachary Fenell tells how he overcame no expectations to fulfill his potential as a marathoner.

Overcoming No Expectations

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Cerebral palsy (CP) too often gets associated with bleak or no expectations. Succeeding the diagnosis, the dreary outlook begins. Doctors warn new moms and dads, “Your son may never talk.” Your daughter could never walk.” The no expectations precedent starts. Said pattern consequently causes a harmful impact. Yes, admittedly receiving no expectations offers a few…

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Zachary reviews A Walk for Sunshine by Jeff Alt

Book Review: A Walk for Sunshine by Jeff Alt

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A perk to running your own blog entails receiving the occasional complimentary item to review. Recently I received such an item from Beaufort Books. In exchange for an honest review the company sent me a 20th anniversary edition of A Walk for Sunshine: A 2,160 Mile Expedition for Charity on the Appalachian Trail by Jeff…

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This advice from Chris Hendricks will help you handle negative feedback.

Negative Feedback: Understanding the Real Message

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Living with a disability like cerebral palsy you will probably endure some gloomy comments hurled your way. This negative feedback can vary in nature. Innocent remarks such as receiving an “I’m sorry” once a stranger learns about your CP. Although seemingly kind, the apology represents pity. An inference a disabled life remains a pitiful one.…

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In this post Zachary discusses finding hope during dire times.

Finding Hope in the Worst Situation

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Doom. Frustration. Depression. All sentiments you might experience when you encounter horrible events, perhaps the worst situation. I am talking moments where finding hope appears a worthless endeavor. An impossible feat! Relax. Inhale and exhale. Know your negative emotions prove natural. After all, these stand dire times. Possibly, your child just received the cerebral palsy…

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