Originally Posted by littlelady2852
I would like to know what some of the readers on here do all day while on disability or waiting for the out come for thier disability. I need some new ideas on what do do with my time while i wait for my disability to start . Thanks so much ! Have a wonerful day !
You do anything you want to do that you have money and physical ability to do.
You are still you, just not able to do as much as before.
I think it's best to try to run your life in spite of the disability,
rather than letting the disability run your life completely.
You must have done something before becoming disabled?
Whatever it was keep doing it as long as your disbility is not in the way.
Do you have a collage degree?
If not, why not apply for a Pell Grant, Help from Voc Rehab and go to classes!
Work toward a future! (Disabled does NOT = no future) You just have to figure out something that fits you.. find a goal for a future.. in spite of your disability.
For many of us the disability makes it take more time to do the physical things we used to do.
We also have to learn what pain causing things to avoid.
Haveing time to travel sounds great but Financial problems of course keep a lot of us from traveling or doing anything that costs money.
Some disabilities make travel rather an awkward task physically or mentally, even if you have the money,
The older you get the more constrictions your body / energy puts on what you can do.
I think of my variouse disabilites as part of my road and suddenly there is big bad mountain in my path.
I can't climb straight over it or plow straight through.
Instead I have to navigate small winding paths around and around.. 2 steps foreward one step back..sometimes it's like climbing the Rockie Mountains baresfoot... untill I am on the other side "in spite of" the disability.
Does that make sense?
It's true the non-disabled guy got over the mountain faster than I did.
So what? I can take personal pride that at least I gave it a darn good try.
AND I've never watched any daytime soaps (I watch movies in the daytime now when I'm home and the stupid house doesn't need cleaned. House work seems never ending.)