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I've been disabled since 1996. I'm now at an age where I understand the absurdity of life

outlaw666
outlaw666 Member Posts: 13 Connected
Hi, been disabled since 1996,i only have one arm and my left leg is a bit iffy, but it works ok....all the other bits work ok. (maybe my brain is a bit weird sometimes ) i am single and .i have always had a motorcycle which i ride every day  , i have a few motorcycles one of which is in my bedroom (which is probably why i am single ) ...i am now at an age where i understand the absurdity of life , i have no expectations and try to live it on a daily basis . . 

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,379 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community and telling us about yourself 

    Great you can ride a motor bike and keep up your passion 

    Feel free to look around and join in 
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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 6,150

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    Living one day at a time can certainly help some people to live in the moment a bit more @outlaw666. Do you have any tips on how to live more in the moment?
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  • 66Mustang
    66Mustang Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,622 Disability Gamechanger
    I enjoyed reading this and like the sense of humour.

    Yes it is great that you don't let being disabled get in the way of your passion. Who needs a partner when you have a great passion like that.

    I have a family member who loved bikes. He broke his leg in a motorcycle accident and continued to ride bikes with his leg in a cast.

    What bikes do you have?
  • leeCal
    leeCal Member Posts: 4,258 Disability Gamechanger
    i am now at an age where i understand the absurdity of life 
    That’s a start anyway.

    I'm at an age when I recognise the interconnectedness of all life, quite amazing 😉 
  • outlaw666
    outlaw666 Member Posts: 13 Connected
     interconnectedness...that is Absurd . . 

  • outlaw666
    outlaw666 Member Posts: 13 Connected
    Living one day at a time can certainly help some people to live in the moment a bit more @outlaw666. Do you have any tips on how to live more in the moment?
    I dont really know, stop overthinking about things works for me,  not dwelling in the past. and realising there is no real  meaning  to our lives ...(its too hard a question for me i think , everybody's disability and pain and past is individual and so very  different,  and not for me to "give tips" . sorry.  
  • outlaw666
    outlaw666 Member Posts: 13 Connected
    66Mustang said:
    I enjoyed reading this and like the sense of humour.

    Yes it is great that you don't let being disabled get in the way of your passion. Who needs a partner when you have a great passion like that.

    I have a family member who loved bikes. He broke his leg in a motorcycle accident and continued to ride bikes with his leg in a cast.

    What bikes do you have?
    66Mustang said:
    I enjoyed reading this and like the sense of humour.

    Yes it is great that you don't let being disabled get in the way of your passion. Who needs a partner when you have a great passion like that.

    I have a family member who loved bikes. He broke his leg in a motorcycle accident and continued to ride bikes with his leg in a cast.

    What bikes do you have?
    ooh i dont know, ...the passion is better with a partner holding onto you  and arms holding onto you as you ride down empty city streets, feeling every breath against your back and only thinking of how you are falling in love. ....i wish . 
  • lisathomas50
    lisathomas50 Posts: 4,623 Disability Gamechanger
    It's great to see that you don't let your disability stop you doing what you want life is for liveing I don't let my disability stop me either I always find a way to do things might not be the Same as others but it's my way and it works 

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