Name: Miqdad Location: Maysan Governorate, Iraq Governorate of Mesan “Today I am studying a BSC in Business Administration and excelling in my studies. I have many friends who love and respect me and who I also love and respect. My disability is related to movement and is concentrated in my right hand. I do mostContinue reading “Fast Fwd: Disability Dialogues, Interview 1: Find Your Success, Disability ≠ Failure”
I thought that by heading down to Georgia for the weekend I would be escaping the cold weather and snow in the Northeast, but turns out I was just ditching my mild Northeast winter for snow in the south. On February 7, I flew out of Newark to Atlanta to enjoy a weekend with oneContinue reading “Go Bulldogs!”
As the year 2019 draws to a close, I have been taking some time to reflect on the major milestones of the year. There was the trip to Miami in February, where I had the pleasure of seeing Greg successfully finish the World Marathon Challenge (7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents), and whereContinue reading “2019: The Year in Review (and new 2020 goals!)”
Today let’s celebrate the gift of life.
The 5th of October, 2019 began for me like any typical Saturday morning as of late: breakfast, weight bearing, get dressed, chug some coffee. Except it wasn’t any typical Saturday morning, because today one of my very dearest friends was getting married. It felt like Christmas; I was so excited for this day, and couldn’tContinue reading “They tied the knot!”
A good friend once told me “pressure is a privilege,” and I couldn’t agree more. It is a privilege to have the opportunity to work hard. Suffering through an experience as traumatic as a stroke has an interesting way of putting life into perspective. When I woke up from a coma in the ICU, IContinue reading “Redefining possibility”