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A brief history of my disability


A young CMT patient who came to accept her disability, as I had to do many years ago.

Thoughts by Sophia

When I was younger, maybe around the age of 7, I remember we used to have to run around the playground in primary school during P.E. I used to hate P.E because I was so weak and didn’t understand why I wasn’t as good as the other children. I vividly remember running around this track and kids would pass me and say “slow coach” and “catch up” and I remember the frustration of pounding my feet into the pavement as hard as I could muster and not getting any results. We later found out, many years later at the age of 11, that my weakness was due to Charcot Marie Tooth disease  (a condition where nerves are damaged, causing muscle weakness).

I was in high school when my symptoms started to worsen. I had visited the doctors in my younger years but we were told that my leg weakness…

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Lyn Horner resides in Fort Worth, Texas with her husband and a pair of very spoiled cats. Trained in the visual arts, Lyn worked as a fashion illustrator and art instructor before she took up writing. This hobby grew into a love of research and the crafting of passionate love stories based on that research. This blog is designed to spotlight Lyn's books and share the work of other creative people.

5 comments on “A brief history of my disability

  1. Tina, I admire sophia more than I can say. She is a smart, brave young woman who’s making the best of the hand she was dealt. Thanks much for stopping by and commenting.

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  2. I’m so glad you shared this, Lyn. Sophia is such an inspiration. I visited her blog, commented, shared, and followed ❤

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