i can tell you EXACTLY what you can do

There were many doctors that gave me and my family grim expectations for the future.

What I would and wouldn’t be able to do.

What not to expect.

I wouldn’t dress myself this morning.

I wouldn’t help my kids get ready for a day of school.

I wouldn’t be making plans for the 10yo’s birthday sleepover.

I wouldn’t be planning an event for hundreds of people by phone and internet.

I wouldn’t be organizing a non-conference for the first time.

I wouldn’t be writing these words you’re reading right now.

I want to scream sometimes. My frustration. Irritation. Anger.

Then it’s gone.

Left behind is this understanding that I am blessed beyond comprehension.

Whether it is a doctor with a hopeless diagnosis. A family member with discouraging words. Someone who dares laugh at your dream. Your own internal voice that scoffs at your abilities.

They’re complete farkwits at being able to contain the depths of your possibility.

They’re wrong.

Here’s what you can do, you say:


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4 Responses to i can tell you EXACTLY what you can do

  1. Rita O'Brian May 28, 2012 at 9:39 AM #

    I totally agree with all you guys. Life is all about the decisions we make. And Anissa, I must say that I love your spirit.

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  2. Edward May 18, 2012 at 4:58 AM #

    Hmm .. The way life is you can not fight with it either you go with it and make it better or leave it and start a new …

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  3. Harold Y. May 16, 2012 at 1:25 PM #

    If you really want something nothing should stop you from doing it. You should make a stand. If you really believe in it, then why not, right?

    Thanks for sharing!


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  4. Jerry Rhiner May 16, 2012 at 3:30 AM #

    I know that when my father ended up in a wheel chair and paralyzed from the neck down that they told him he would never walk again… fast forward five years and he can walk with his canes. Thankfully he was determined to walk again – no one convinced him that he couldn’t do it.

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