Category Archives: cerebral palsy

Words #CPChatNow uses to describe our Twitter chat

#CPChatNow Recap- 07-08-2015

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Seven days removed from our great caregiving focus chat and the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow looked to continue with the upward momentum. Earlier in the day my co-host cohort Blake Henry and I enjoyed a great conversation about our prospective upcoming focus chats. Blake quickly foreshadowed the excitement to come. Perhaps though,…

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8'O Clock

#CPChatNow Recap- Caregiving Focus Chat

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Excitement burst throughout the #CPChatNow community Wednesday, July 1st like fireworks lighting up the night sky. The spark ignited by Handicap This co-star and #CPChatNow co-founder Tim Wambach returning to lead a focus chat on caregiving. Minutes before the live Twitter chat started though, bad news arrived. Rise above my co-host Blake Henry, our special…

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#CPChatNow focus chat on care giving July 1st

#CPChatNow Recap- 06-24-2015

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Heading into this week’s live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow, my co-host Blake Henry and I promoted the announcement for our July focus chat. Before getting into the announcement, we enjoyed some laughs. Plus Blake did some last minute hyping for our announcement. However before we could tweet out the details, an old friend…

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#CPChatNow Recap- 06-17-2015

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Wednesday, June 17th #CPChatNow held their monthly focus chat, this month’s topic “How can exercising help you in your daily life?” Our own Erin M. Diericx led the discussion. She began by giving her credentials. Please note while rich in personal experience Erin possesses no formal training in the medical field. Fittingly Erin structured the…

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#CPChatNow Exercise Focus Chat June 17th

#CPChatNow Recap- 06-10-2015

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Putting the cliche “better late than never” to the test, here comes your recap for this past Wednesday’s #CPChatNow. Remember the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow happens every Wednesday at 8pm ET. The evening started slow, something expected given tweets from earlier in the day. My co-host Blake did make the chat at a…

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Living This Rodeo by Shane Michael Taylor

Shane Michael Taylor Living This Rodeo

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Blogger’s Note- This week I go back to my writing archives and re-publish  my review for Shane Michael Taylor’s audio book Living This Rodeo: A Journey From Fantasy to Reality*. The review originally appeared on the now defunct Yahoo! Voices. While I first listened to Living This Rodeo four years ago, I still carry with…

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#CPChatNow Excitement Level

#CPChatNow Recap- 06-03-2015

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Early on in the day Wednesday Blake, my co-host for the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow, tweeted out he would miss the evening chat. Co-host or not the party must go on. Personally something I found neat about last night’s chat involved members in our community demonstrating principles I’m used to hearing from motivational…

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Join #CPChatNow Wednesdays at 8pm ET.

#CPChatNow Recap- 05-27-2015

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To borrow a line from the old TV show Cheers‘ theme song, “Sometimes you want to go where everyone knows your name.” My co-host Blake Henry and I along with our friends like to call that place the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow. Every Wednesday at 8pm ET you can count on #CPChatNow…

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CPChatNow, a live cerebral palsy Twitter chat Wednesdays 8pm ET

#CPChatNow Recap- 05-20-2015

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Wednesday after Wednesday people take to Twitter at 8pm ET for the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow. This week proved no different. The community atmosphere shined brightly. For my co-host Blake Henry, May 20th marked an exciting day. Now he remains a college bound Reaching for the Stars Foundation Student Ambassador. Moving on, the…

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Walk Rock and Run

Falling Down but Getting Back Up

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There goes a saying, “Life is not about how many times you fall down. It’s about how many times you get back up.” Credit well known educator Jaime Escalante for said quote. If the name does not trigger recognition, think the 1988 film Stand and Deliver. Or, read about him at biography.com. Essentially the falling…

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