Releasing Energy

Monday, November 23, 2009

Here I am, sitting in the corner. My heart is racing, my mind is nowhere on the subject in hand. I hear the beats of my heart, match the seconds of the clock and beat faster and faster. I can hear my mind scream in exasperation; I want to jump, to run, to breathe and be free. I stand, everyone turns to look at me. I smile, against my ...

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My Little Miracle

Sunday, November 15, 2009

I hold him in my arms, watching his small face smile. He plays with his hands, pointing and trying to talk. He laughs when I tickle him, he squirms when I have to change him. He doesn’t smile when he’s hungry, he stares at the kitchen. He holds my finger and he pulls me to see his toys, his mess, and to get something from up high. I ...

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Courage for the First Step

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Everyone can do it, so why can't I? The tall people move, they do not stay in one place. They run like lions out the door and leave me here to stay. I watch them move, putting one leg in front of the next. It was a difficult task I must say, but I have to ...

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The Fall: A Personal Memoir

Thursday, April 23, 2009

It was the first time that I was alone with no one around me. I was two at the time, smiling and carefree as always. I ran around the big house in search of an adventure. My mother was busy cooking and she had asked me to go watch TV, but it was not interesting. ...

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