Browsing Archive: December, 2013

Positivity Canon

Posted by julia olson on Saturday, December 28, 2013,

The human experience- it is something so individual that there is no way of truly knowing anyone else’s experience, but your own.  Sure, they can tell you their experience, but those are just the parts that they want you to know.  What about the things they’re too scared to admit? 

For me, being in a wheelchair took a long time to get used to, more than two years.  How can anyone expect you to get used to paralysis in a time other than the one the individual experiencin...


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The Power of an Inch

Posted by julia olson on Thursday, December 19, 2013,


“Your life can change in the blink of an eye.”  This phrase gets thrown around a lot- well, it’s probably because there’s a lot of truth to it.  But it’s not just this increment of time that holds great power for change.  Every moment, every movement, every inch can make or break a circumstance.

A difference of an inch would have led my car into a tree instead of a house.  A break one inch higher on my spine would have left me stuck on a ventilator for the rest of my life.  A sh...


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overdue

Posted by julia olson on Friday, December 13, 2013,
An update is long overdue, but after my fundraising event, Thanksgiving, and finals, I am so happy to say I am enjoying doing nothing other than my usual workouts.  So bear with me please:)
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