"I'm a Mutant without any super power." That's the little anecdote I often say to lighten the mood when talking about my medical condition. Until early 2011, I had lived my entire life with a general diagnosis, determined by symptoms and assumptions. Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. I hit milestones as a baby; I was an… Continue reading A Mutant Without Super Powers
Use It or Lose It
"Use it or lose it" could possibly be one of the most damaging ideas out there to people with a degenerative muscle disease. The sentiment means that if you aren't moving, you will lose the ability to move. It's not wrong. Inactivity can cause atrophy. I would guess that anyone who has had surgery or… Continue reading Use It or Lose It
Welcome and Stay Tuned
Welcome to A Life Adapted, launching 5.1.17. Join us in conversations about life with a disability, creating a homestead, and homeschooling with the Charlotte Mason philosophy. Living with a rare disability, I'm not leaving anything else to chance.