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× " How To Re-Learn How To Date... And Also Disclose Your Physical & Mental Health Condition's " × #Thought 's #curiosity

× " Please Note : That This Post Is About Trying To Start A New Chapter... A New Beginning... So Please Don't Leave Comment's About.. How I Should Just Love Myself Frist.. I Have Been Doing It.. The Best Way's That I Can... Now What's The Best Way To Tell Someone About Physical And Mental Disabilities... My #CP Is Noticable Because I Have A Limp... I Think That I Would Probably Wait Until They Ask... But Who Know's People These Day's Are Super Dismissive And Picky.. " × #Thought 's #curiosity ☆ S.K. ☆

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× " I Really Wish That My #CP { Cerebral Palsy } ... Would Just Vanish... Maybe Thing's Would Be Better.. " × #TryingToLiveLifeInChronicPain .

× " Ever Since I Was 6 Year's Old I Have Had Six Major Surgerie's On My Leg's.. And Since Then I Have Been Living With Chronic Severe Pain... My Childhood Doctor Mulitated My Leg's My Tendon's Are Sliced Shorter And My Bone's Feel Un Even... Everytime I Stretch Or Excerise I Feel Like I'm Pulling Something Too Far. That It Hurt's. So I Alway's Pace Myself Trying Not To Over Do Alot... Like At My Job... But They Don't Seem To Really Care As Long As I'm Doing Everything That Other People Are Supposed To Be Doing Also. All Of My Co-worker's Only Speak Spanish... I Speak Both Language's Flulently... These Ladie's Get Away With Not Helping Customer's Or Learning How To Run The Register. I Don't Mean To Be Critical But If You're Working On A Visa Type Job And Want To Have A Better Life Here. In The State's Then Please Learn Our Language. ENGLISH... It Could Help Out And Make Thing's Better. Note: This Is Only My Opinion Nothing More... I Love My Job Sometime's But My Brain Can't Process Thing's Fast Enough And That Frustrate's People That I Work With Now. They Think That I'm Dumb And Stupid... But That's Not True I'm Just Different At Learning Thing's Slowly Than Other's. And People Don't Get Me. " × #Depression ☆☆ S. K. ☆☆

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Speech Language Pathology Graduate School and Paraprofessional
#SLP #CP #Anxiety

Hi everyone I know I haven’t updated in quite a while. I have now graduate with my Bachelors in Communication Science and Disorders.
I just completed my first semester of graduate school as a speech language pathology major. I am working as a paraprofessional or a special education teach assistant.

As I reflect back on these moments. I realized struggle with time management. I also need to learn to find my voice and advocate for myself. I no in my heart of hearts I want to be an SLP and change the field for the better. I just need to prioritize myself and my studies as I go into the next school year and next semester.
#MentalHealth #CollegeMentalHealth

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Cerebral Palsy isn't a Childhood Disease, it is a lifetime

<p><a href="https://themighty.com/topic/cerebral-palsy/?label=Cerebral Palsy" class="tm-embed-link  tm-autolink health-map" data-id="5b23ce6c00553f33fe98f700" data-name="Cerebral Palsy" title="Cerebral Palsy" target="_blank">Cerebral Palsy</a> isn't a Childhood Disease, it is a lifetime</p>
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× " I Find It Funny That People Keep Telling Me That I Should Work A Second Job.?? " × #exhausted #FromFightingForMyLife

× " I Keep Getting Told To Find A Second Job.. Because The One I Have Currently Is Not Enough For Me To Live Off On My Own. I Only Have A High School Degree...I Don't Have A College Degree It Take's $$$ And Forever..Plus With My Learning Disabilities.. It Would Be A Pain. Everything That I Do Is Ever Good Enough...People Want To See Me Fail At Restarting My Life...Like Thing's Take Time...I Earn A Weekly Paycheck And That's Not Good Enough...Like Geez I'm Not Going To Over Work Myself...My Hand's Are Now Starting To Give Me..Issue's I'm In So Much Pain...But I Want To Live Independently And At Peace...I Couldn't Work For 15 Year's.. I Suffer From #cerebral Palsy #scoliosis #severe Tendinitis Etc. It's Stupid To Me To Have To Relay On The Government For Help. I'm So Used To Being Poor...And Living Within My Mean's..Not Spending...All Of My Money..I Only Spend My Money On Uber For Work...I Can't Drive Do To My #CP ..I Used To Use A Walker And Crawl On My Hand's x Knee's...My Ex Had To Give Me Bath's And Pull Me Out Of The Shower x Help Me Get Dressed. I Work 5 Day's A Week...And Have 2 Regular Day's Off.. But I Go In When I'm Needed To Help Out.. Because That's How I'am Helpful. I Don't Think That I Can Do Two Full-time Job's. × Sincerely , ☆ S.K. ☆ #exhausted #SickOfFightingForMyRight 's.

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× " The Family " × I'm Adoped # Topic#Depression #Anxiety

× " My Twin Brother & I Were Both Given Up For Adoption Newly Premature With Lack Of Oxygen In Our Brain's Etc. And Both Ended Up With #CP ( Cerebral Palsy ). Learning Disabilities Scoliosis Etc. My Brother Has All The Care That He Need's. I Had A Team Of 10 Specialist In Chicago. At The Time. But Now I'm Starting Over Thing's Are Not Granted Quickly. And People Don't Seem To Realize That At All.. Aka My Sibling's. They Have This Mantality That I Need To Work Myself To Death. Like I Can't I Have Already Did This At My Previous Employer. I Couldn't Do The Job. So I Left For My Physical x Mental Health. My Ex Let Me Stay Home. But Didn't Bother To Come Communicate To Me That I Needed To Get A Job. But Anyway's I Haven't Had A Job In 15 Year's. Do To All Of My Disabilitie's. (" Not Based On Laziness Or Unmotivated." ) So Now I Have A Part Time Job That I Love. I Work For ( T.C. ) Taco Cabana In TX. At $11 per hour. I Work 5 Days A Week. 2 Days Off. Yes I Asked For More Work Hour's. Because Of The Situation That I'm Currently Facing At The Moment. I Worked Last Night... Worked Today And Work On The Weekend. My Job Is Currently Short Staffed. So That's Why I Asked For More Work Hour's To Help Out. Sincerely, ☆ S.K. ☆ P. S. " I Know I Said That I Was Going To Take A Break But Here I'am Posting Lmfao."#AnInsight

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x Having An Episode Currently...I Try To Tell People How I'm Feeling....Why Bother ? 😤#Depression Episode

I Haven't Slept Very Well In The Last Few Weeks Lately x My Episode's Are More Intense With Crying Myself To Sleep From My Chronic Low Back Pain... My #CP Is No Joke I'm In So Much Severe Pain.. I Can Barely Walk.. That's Why I Don't Go Out Much. My #PTSD # S.A.D x Are Non 🛑. One Day I'm Happy The Next Day..I Feel So Alone With My Physical 🥀 Mental Disabilities.. My Family Think's That I Make This Up To Avoid Getting A Job And I'm 🛑 I Did Work Before My Marriage Ended x I Wish They Got Educationally Involved In Studying What #cerebral PALSY..#PTSD ..#s .A.D x Are & What They Do To Someone Everyday. I'M 🚫 LAZY NOR I'AM UNMOTIVATED. I Really Feel Like I Can " NEVER " Do Anything Right In My Family..I Will Never Be Good Enough...😔😤😭#Depression Episode

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It is so frustrating when people are staring at just because of my brace #CP

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Being different!

Some days I have a real struggle with the word “different”. To me everyone is different, everyone is unique. These are not good or bad definers they are just a description or comparison and I really dislike when people use a difference they have to some how impose on someone else.
I was brought up to believe that even though I walk a bit differently it doesn’t define me so I adapt. The same way a short person might ask a taller person to reach something on a high shelf in a supermarket, I find ways around things. For example making sure there is not a huge amount of steps wherever I’m going or if there is, what alternatives are there. However someone I know disagrees with this idea and it baffles me. She believes she has a right to do anything, anywhere are anytime, which as someone who is reliant sometimes on a wheelchair is just not possible. For example being given priority without there being a specific need for it like on a plane, or expecting companies by default to provide disabled access to an old building where it’s just not possible.
To me having a specific difference doesn’t give you the right to expect others to adapt to you, whether that be your height, hair colour, physical attribute, accent or anything else that makes you unique. If people choose to accommodate you (a good chunk of people and places try their hardest too) that’s amazing but inclusivity shouldn’t be a right. I choose to earn my place in the world and if somewhere or someone is inaccessible to me because of my difference then that’s their loss not mine. Just because you have a disability that makes you different doesn’t earn your freedom to demand things. Many able bodied people are just as excluded from things because of a difference they have, and this new form form of disabled entitlement is driving me crazy! #CP #CerebralPalsy #disabledentitlement #entitlement #entitled

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I'm not Batman

<p>I'm not Batman</p>
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