Tag Archives: cerebral palsy

I explain the three Cs that outmatched and neutralized my cerebral palsy, allowing me to improve my 5k time by almost five minutes!

How I Improved My 5k Time By Almost Five Minutes!

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Four minutes and 52.5 seconds equates to inconsequential or impressive, depending on context. If you spend four minutes and 52.5 seconds waiting for a friend, you will likely deem that inconsequential. Meanwhile improving your 5k time by four minutes and 52.5 seconds impresses. A feat I recently achieved! To catch everyone up, last August I…

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#CPChatNow Recap- 01-06-2016

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Entering 2016 we in the #CPChatNow community aim to continue building momentum. Between adding monthly Google Hangouts and focus chats 2015 proved a milestone year. The first Twitter chat in 2016 promised more to come. Said chat featured a cerebral palsy confession, announcements, and more! First though, with a community member heading to higher education…

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On Wednesday, December 30th #CPChatNow presents a focus chat about New Year resolutions.

#CPChatNow Recap- 12-23-2015

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On Christmas Eve’s eve members from the cerebral palsy (CP) community gathered for the second last #CPChatNow in 2015. A live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat, #CPChatNow takes place every Wednesday at 8pm ET. This week began with my co-host Blake Henry answering last week’s extend-the-conversation question. Every week I include an “extend-the-conversation” question in…

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#CPChatNow puts the "pals" in "cerebral palsy."

#CPChatNow Recap- 12-16-2015

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Over the last two weeks the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow focused a lot on current events. This week however our dialogue revolved more around personal experiences. The trend started with discussion about skiing. Erin’s comment about her brother helped usher in intriguing talk about siblings. Let us keep the dialogue about siblings…

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Words #CPChatNow uses to describe our Twitter chat

#CPChatNow Recap- 12-09-2015

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Few constants exist in life but one that does goes by the name #CPChatNow. Every Wednesday the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat brings the cerebral palsy community together. This week the conversation picked up with a news story we discussed last week, Kylie Jenner’s controversial photo shoot. I know! The above contains much dialogue based…

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Cerebral Palsy and Confidence

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Cerebral palsy (CP) impacts confidence. Enter into evidence last week’s live CP Twitter chat #CPChatNow. The discussion featured probing questions to make us think deeply about the overarching question “Are you thankful for your cerebral palsy?” One probing question asked “How would your life be different without cerebral palsy?” Quickly the answers flowed in. “CP…

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Are you thankful for your cerebral palsy?

#CPChatNow Recap- 11-18-2015

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On a weekly basis the cerebral palsy community can rely on the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow. Every Wednesday at 8pm ET the dialogue begins. Earlier in the day yesterday my co-host Blake Henry informed us school would keep  him away this week but in the process reminded us #CPChatNow’s monthly Google Hangout happens…

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#CPChatNow Excitement Level

#CPChatNow Recap- 11-11-2015

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This year Veterans Day fell on a Wednesday, giving the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow a great opportunity to show a chat co-founder John W, Quinn respect. In fact multiple participants thanked John for his 20 years serving the U.S. in the Navy. The average person might think someone with cerebral palsy can’t serve…

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