Bullies

Bullies I Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw “A territorial person, or one who shifts into that mode, is thinking about power, control, influence, and status” Michael Lee Stallard, President of E Pluribus partners. For a couple of years I have been dealing...

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Accessibility doesn’t always mean accessible

Accessibility doesn’t always mean accessible Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw “If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” Frank. A. Clark. My husband, David, my youngest child and I have driven almost six hours from Houston....

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Manifesting Positive People

Manifesting Positive People Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw I can't tell you how times I've heard other people from therapists, doctors, priests and even family or friends that have told me I should remain positive. I have always been eager for answers...

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Being Whole Part III

Being Whole Part III Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw There are so many machines and equipment that rehabilitation facilities use to help.  From all I have seen in watching as a newly injured patient progress, it is a breakthrough in how far medicine has...

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Being Whole Again Part II

Being Whole Again Part II Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw I have learned so much just by observing others. I’ve seen people use our vulnerability to sell us everything and anything.  And, we will pay with the hope of some sort of high standard of loyalty...

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Being Whole Again Part I

Being whole again part I Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw I spend a good bit of my spare time volunteering. For several years now, I have found myself in the position of leading various support groups.  It just so happens that one of these groups is in...

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Ten Things About Me

Ten Things About Me Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw Have you ever felt the need to tell someone what you’re really thinking? Especially in the way I am be spoken to. I don’t have a confrontational personality.  If anything, I prefer to roll away and...

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Touchingly Unexpected

Touchingly Unexpected Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw We have a movie night now with the girls.  I am at the movie theater with my friends waiting for more to show up.  Tonight, we are watching an Indian movie. While meandering our way through the...

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Learning to travel again

Learning to Travel Again Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw It’s just before Christmas and my Neurologist said. “Meena, you can travel.” It is like I can breathe again. It’s been three years since the time I was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis...

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Answered Prayers

Answered Prayers Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw It’s 8am on the morning of Christmas Eve when I practically shove David out the door to pick up my daughter and bring her home so she can spend the night with us.  Our youngest son accompanies him. The...

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No.

No. Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw I always say that there is no way one can have a debilitating injury like a spinal cord injury or an illness like Myasthenia Gravis, and not help others also taking the journey. I began helping others three years after...

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Sick and Tired of being Tired

Sick and Tired of being Tired Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw Myasthenia Gravis is a Neuromuscular Autoimmune disease that causes a breakdown in communication between nerves and muscles.  Thus, leaving the recipient of this condition with progressive...

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Why Be a Support?

Why be a support? Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw When I had my spinal cord injury that left me paralyzed eighteen years ago, I felt as if my whole world had collapsed around me.  Everything and everyone I knew had cleared away with the evening tide. ...

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There is Something in the Air

There is Something in the Air Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw In my experience, it is rare that a crisis doesn’t break apart friendships and other relationships, but instead pulls everyone involved closer together.  I observed this rarity in awe when I...

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Survivor’s Guilt

Survivor’s Guilt Moving Forward Series by Meena Dhanjal Outlaw We have been home a full week now.  I haven’t left my house since we came back.  I have gathered everything I can think of that I don’t use that can be of use to someone else and donated it.  I have...

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