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Confidence?

Posted by julia olson on Wednesday, October 2, 2013,

Where do I start… I’m in transition between caregivers and feeling completely overwhelmed.  Training a new caregiver to care for you really bring the reality of dependency to the forefront.  You literally have to instruct their every movement for it to work.  It is extremely frustrating and the feeling of helplessness overcomes me.  no matter how frustrating, my life depends on this other human being who has no incentive of working for me other than being paid to do it.  ...


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Sky

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



This is Sky, my craigslist mutt turned service dog, my love and my confidence.  Four years ago my life was flipped around.  A car accident left me paralyzed from the neck down making me dependent on someone for even the most menial task.  I had lost the very little confidence that I had and I felt I had lost my dignity.  Two years went by with little to no socialization and an obsession with rehabilitation.  Then, I was blessed with this crazy brat of a dog.  Boy, she was trouble, but never f...


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