Day 386

Better to have too high a standard than too low a standard – that’s what I learned today 🙂

It’s 7: 36 PM on day 386 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, feed myself yoghurt for breakfast, prepare and publish my Disability of the Day feature,  practice typing with both hands, tweet about my Clean Water For All Campaign – Chrissy (@chrissy_bertolo) made a donation – thanks Chrissy I REALLY appreciate you donating the money you usually use to buy coffee to my campaign I wish more people were like you 🙂 – listen to music, feed myself rice and curry for lunch,  watch TV and feed myself a banana for dinner.

This morning my sister and I were discussing books and she said you’re so picky which I now realize was a complement although I didn’t at the time because most people of my generation settle for anything they have whether it be love from an abusive boyfriend or terrible books because they believe they don’t deserve any better whereas I, who in my teenage years would have accepted anybody and anything into my life because I believed I was less than because I had Cerebral Palsy, have come to understand that people who really want to be in my life will be willing to be pay the price of admission i.e. treat me with dignity and respect and always be honest with me. Do you set high standards for the people and things you let into your life?

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If you’ve given to my cause or you can’t give now, please help me by sharing my cause with others. You can tweet about it like my friend Stan Faryna. This is the tweet he uses: @Nisha360 is a brave, smart young woman trying to make a better world for us all. Please help her do an amazing thing.

Stan’s very sweet for saying so, but feel free to write what reflects you best.

Thanks to all my friends out there who are helping me make my dream come true: to make a better world for all of us!


6 responses to “Day 386


    Your blog postings inspire me and are worth more than $11.11. If I had more I would give more. Here’s hoping more help will come this way.



    Hey Nisha.

    FYI: You may want to correct your date…it says day 286. You don’t want people to think they have more time to contribute then they do, especially since you have a goal to reach 🙂



    But I’m seeing 286 not 386. Are my eyes that bad? 😉


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