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A Face in the Crowd - Meet Luke Weston.

My latest assignment challenged me to interview a person then present it as I wished. I chose to place the interview alongside a feature on disabilities. 18 kata lagi


A Conversation At Lowe's

We are insane and have begun the arduous process of painting our kitchen cabinets white. My MIL and I did it before in our Norman home. 501 kata lagi

5 tips for running through the winter

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Brrrr. The dark nights are drawing in but now is not the time to slack on your training for those big 2016 events! 408 kata lagi


The Frustration of Forced Rest

My eyes followed the delicate floral pattern of greens, browns, yellows, and periwinkle that scattered haphazardly across my pillowcase. Except I knew that this floral print that I was laying on was not formed on accident, but had an intentional pattern…a repeat…that I had identified. 953 kata lagi


Thousands of cases of birth defects could be prevented if European governments made folic acid fortification of staple foods mandatory.

The findings are based on a report by epidemiologists at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and scientists in Europe. 288 kata lagi


Days of Battle

In my last post, I touched on trying to find the balance between abling and enabling. Most parents I know are also in this struggle. Just because our situation includes some medical diagnoses and a daily routine that looks different than the “norm” doesn’t mean the principles of operation are that different. 492 kata lagi


First Female Wheelchair User Completes Mud Runner Classic

Team Shine: Steve Fisher, Candice Bryan, Vanessa Hobday, Ben Hawkes, Lisa Baglietto, and Sita Patel

Sita Patel is a Shine member. She was born with spina bifida, which left her paralyzed from the waist down, she also has hydrocephalus or ‘fluid on the brain’. 219 kata lagi