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The Man Who Works For Something Greater Than Himself by Janice Tindle

2017 was supposed to be The Year of Me. After seven long years struggling to rebuild a new me and a new life after a 2010 car collision, I was so confident that I would have another crack at becoming … Continue reading

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#HAWAC “I think I can…I think I can…Getting in touch with my inner Little Engine.” by Janice Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30-Day Writing Challenge Day 8  ” Little Engine Post. Write a list post with 10-15 lines that start each with “I think I can…” Write 5 lines at the end that start with “I know I can.” … Continue reading

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Dear Lord, Please Grant Me Patience      by Janice Tindle

Please grant me patience to deal with my brain, Because the world goes by like a loud freight train. Please grant me patience to deal with my heart, Because I can never seem to finish the projects that I start. … Continue reading

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The Little Diva  by Janice Tindle

The little girl sat quietly at the window, her puppy sleeping peacefully in her lap. A phonograph record was playing loudly an opera by Verdi.  She closed her eyes and envisioned  herself as the soprano in a beautiful red velvet … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2015    by Janice Tindle

As I enter into 2016, I do so with great determination, staking my claim on hope.   It took five long years of hard work and great courage to meet the challenges of the devastating effects of a misdiagnosis and … Continue reading

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A Message For Those Who Have A Life Changing Disability   by Janice Tindle

“I don’t think I’ll ever be happy again,” is the worst thing you can say to yourself. You WILL be happy again. Tell yourself that. You will. I promise. Maybe not all day long, but you’ll have moments. Everyday, do … Continue reading

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Dystonia Awareness by Janice Tindle

Today is May 8th. It’s Dystonia Awareness Day. I spent eight hours this week in the ER because of an overly aggressive PT appointment. The therapist had never heard of Dystonia. She was willing to help, but, she didn’t understand … Continue reading

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