Monthly Archives: November 2012

Upcoming doctor appointment

It’s been almost three years since I started trying to find answers to why my bones are aging and I still don’t have many answers. I go back once again to the doctor next week and I already know what … Continue reading

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Elf Monica and volunteer work

For the past few years I have volunteered with a local organization called Dream Factory.  Dream Factory grants wishes to children with critical and chronic illnesses.  I have been a recipient since I was 8 years old and I am now … Continue reading

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My Dream Factory Vacation

When I was eight years old an organization called the Dream Factory sent me and my entire family of seven to Disney World.  It was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. My childhood was mainly doctor visits … Continue reading

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Correct Terminology for Little People

I was at work the other day and I had a customer ask me if I was a midget.  I could feel my eyes get big as I was suprised at the question and how direct it was. I explained … Continue reading

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Explaining dwarfism to a four year old

Explaining dwarfism and why I am short to children isn’t always easy.  I have nine nieces and nephews and I have already had four of them ask me why I’m short. For my oldest niece it was difficult for her … Continue reading

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A sink that is my size

I went into one of the local businesses and found this sink, soap and towel dispenser.  To someone of average height this probably isn’t a big deal, but living in a world that isn’t made for you it can become … Continue reading

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Time Change and Finding At Home Part-Time Work

Well its that time of year again.  This past weekend time changed and we “fell back” an hour which means that it gets darker earlier.  I have a driving restriction and cannot drive at night, so my hours at work … Continue reading

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