Disabled People Can Do Anything

QUOTE:”So let’s celebrate the extraordinary, ordinary achievements of thousands of everyday heroes, unacknowledged and unnoticed in hospitals and homes all over this country. Because their accomplishments might never be considered newsworthy, but they’re certainly praiseworthy. Achievement comes in many forms and their daily efforts in the face of gruelling chronic illness puts even Olympic champions to shame.”
AMEN—- AMEN– AMEN!!!!!!!!!!! AND THEN IF WE HAVE AN ILLNESS ON TOP OF OUR DISABILITY ILLNESSES— IT IS ALL WE CAN DO TO JUST BREATHE & LIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dead Men Don't Snore

This July and August have been a summer of sport in the UK, with the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow followed by the European Athletics’ Championships in Swansea. The Glasgow games in particular received a lot of media coverage and a lot has been made of the fact that (unlike other sporting events which host ‘parallel’ events for disabled athletes) the Commonwealth Games integrates disabled and non-disabled events into a single tournament.

Coverage of these games has rekindled talk of the ‘Paralympic legacy’, a phrase in common usage during London 2012. The London Paralympics were predicted to herald a new era for disabled people in this country, validating them as equal and valuable members of society and fostering greater respect for their achievements.

While the Paralympics may indeed have raised the profile of disabled sports, experiences of many disabled people since then – welfare cuts, increased hate crime and the proliferation…

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About sondasmcschatter

I was encouraged to start a blog as I suffer from MCS /multi chemical sensitivities & other health problems & I have helped several hundred others who suffer from MCS set up "Safe Homes" & given them encouragement & HOPE & share information & lots of laughs along the way also. When you choose to use fragrances, chemicals, or pesticides, You are not simply making a choice for yourself, You are making a choice for everyone around you!!!! What makes me an expert on MCS-- not a darn thing-- BUT have lived with it for years-& years- & have learned lots the HARD WAY-- by experience!! And want to give others help & HOPE & encouragement -- as I know there are not many who understand what it is to live with this illness- & ALL THAT GOES WITH IT!!! Internet has been my way of communication with many who we are confined to their "safe homes" all over the USA & other countries!! I have communicated with many HUNDRED by e-mail-- phone & letters & internet forums-- I hope this blog will help in a better way to share laughter-- hope & information!!! As for many are not any longer able to even leave their homes-- & communication is sooo important & sharing & encouragement & GIVING HOPE!!!
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