Month: June 2018

Quick Tidbit 22

Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and…

Quick Tidbit 21

The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is

Quick Tidbit 20

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King Jr

Transverse Myelitis Awareness Day

Exactly what does it take for California state legislators to recognize the toll that a rare disease such as Transverse Myelitis (TM) has on it’s constituents.   It takes a dedicated California resident; Sandy Rey, a woman who poured her soul into raising awareness…

The Choice Is Ours

Battles are fought in our minds every day. When we begin to feel the battle is just too difficult and want to give up, we must choose to resist negative thoughts and be determined to rise above our problems. We must decide that we’re…

QUICK TIDBIT 19

To be remarkable is to be worthy of being noticed.  We do the remarkable each and every morning when our eyes open and when we take in the breath of a brand new day.  But the business of the day beckons.  Things like getting…

Quick Tidbit 18

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time,…

Quick Tidbit 17

If I hadn’t been told I was garbage, I wouldn’t have learned how to show people I’m talented. And if everyone had always laughed at my jokes, I wouldn’t have figured out how to be so funny. If they hadn’t told me I was…

Quad Rugby & Waterskiing

On August 24th, 2008 Graeme, a 2002 UNH grad and newly wed in the beginnings of a new career, was involved in a car accident that left him a C-7 quadriplegic.  Graeme was shortly thereafter admitted to Shepherd Rehabilitation Center in Atlanta to complete…

Artist Without Arms

“For me, a disability doesn’t mean that I can’t live my own, great life.”  Polish artist Mariusz Kędzierski does things a bit differently.  “I was just a kid who went to school and who was playing football with friends, but I was a little…