Disability advocate Nicole Luongo vlogs about her incredible journey with SDR, a life-changing surgery for cerebral palsy— and how it led to an interview with Special Books by Special Kids.
So be sure when you step, Step with CARE and great TACT. And remember that Life’s a great Balancing Act!” ~Dr Seuss: Oh, The Places You’ll Go! I have cerebral palsy. I had selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) with Dr. T.S. Park. I’m 2.5 years (and one month) post-op. Here’s a progress video documenting my improved
Nicole Luongo is dancing with SDR six months after the life-changing surgery. Watch her walk up and down stairs without holding on for the first time ever!
It stands the test of time like aged cheese and fine wine a perfect blend of the days and nights of our lives the dance between the sheets the music that beats to the rhythm of our hearts… forever love. (c) Nicole Luongo 9/14/13.
“When people believe in you, you can do amazing things in this world.” –Dwayne Wade I used to be such an avid basketball fan that – at the tender age of two – my love for Julius “Dr. J” Erving earned me the nickname “Doc” bestowed upon me by my brother, John. Or, as I’ve
SDR UPDATE – TEN WEEKS POST-OP: Here I am jumping for joy in physical therapy (PT) at Plantation Medical Rehab & Wellness. Although I could jump before the surgery (not sure if I could jump up on a step), I would not have been able to do this three weeks ago due to lack of
Flirt I want to be free to be me the person I am not the person the world wants me to be Free me with your love I want to be accepted as a beautiful, intelligent woman Love me for my: body, mind, and spirit I want to experience true love the kind that tastes
The attraction between us is so painful it hurts to look into each other’s eyes We’ve fought this feeling for far too long giving into our desires cannot be wrong Tonight is the right time for us to be lovers in the night. (c) Nicole Luongo 4/15/12.
I wrote this poem after I saw The Vow, a movie inspired by true events.