Living With Disabilities/IM TIRED


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I have a disability called cerebral palsy and I was wondering would you please explain to me in a simple way that I can understander: how come I my hand(s) get tired if I write for a while or cut up meat?


This is a very good question Cameron. I myself have a disease called Muscular Dystrophy and if I write for long periods my hands also get tired.
Here's what's going on, your forcing your very weak and spastic muscles to do something delicate (writing or cutting meat). The action alone requires a lot of strength without causing you injury. Most people with cerebral palsy are not able to cut things for themselves, or write for themselves. So being able to do that is a gift.
My advice to you is to take things little by little. Don't try to over do it by forcing your body to do too much. The fact that you have this ability is amazing, but we want you to continue to keep this ability. Trust your body and what it's telling you. If you're starting to feel tired, then you've probably done too much and need to rest.
I hope that I have been able to help you understand your disease better. Remember, I'm always here to help and try to answer your questions as fast as I possibly can. Please don't forget to rate my answer today.
Have a fantastic day.


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at 18 months old I was diagnosed with a neuromuscular disease called muscular dystrophy.I have gone through the process, to be on special programs that help you live on your own and help you find doctors and get the care you need to be able to live a healthy, happy life in your own home. I am also a wife and a mother to a beautiful four month old daughter, no I did not adopt her. I actually gave birth to this child. I can answer questions that deal with anything from dealing with people in school, in workplaces, and pretty much anyone else that you will run into in life. I can also help you understand the process that will help you get into your own home but still get the help that you require. I can also help you with dealing with relationships and making sure that you keep your relationship and your care separate so that you have a beautiful, wonderful love life. I also have a gift to read people's personalities with little information to determine if both personalities are compatible. Some people may question this ability but it hasn't failed me yet. I feel it is my goal in life to help others be happy with the ones that they love, and for them to have the courage and support to stand up for what they believe in and for what they want in life.


I have had this disease for almost 24 years, spent a year and nursing facilities, an assisted living facilities. I went to 35 weeks with a child. Went through at least one miscarriage. I have been through many relationships and learned something from each one. I feel as if I have gotten to a point where I have found the perfect balance between my love life and making sure that I get the care that I need.

my only educational credential is living life with the disease I was given. as well as dating the man that I have dated and the lessons from how each relationship fell apart. I have learned lessons from being in a nursing home for seven months and for living in assisted living for three months. I am a hands-on person so I learned the most when I left the ''nest''.

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