jDate gave me the opportunity to show who i am

All success stories on JDate are special. Mine, although a little different, has the same happy ending. It is truly amazing how things work out, and that meeting someone online can lead to “happily ever after.”

I met Kim on January 4, 2012, and we are getting married on July 6, 2014! We couldn’t be happier!

As someone living with cerebral palsy, I must walk with a cane for balance and strength – dating was never easy. Meeting someone the old fashioned way was not working. On first impression, people could not see past the canes and the disability. JDate gave me the opportunity to show people who I am, before seeing my disability. It took me a long time to be comfortable enough to tell my potential dates about my disability.

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Going to the Chapel…wait, how are we going to get there?

It’s only the momentous occasion most little girls look forward to all their young lives. Tomboy or girly girl we all dream about the day when we will don a beautiful white dress and walk down the aisle to say “I do” to the love of our life. Continue reading “Going to the Chapel…wait, how are we going to get there?”

WSIM: What Suffered Inside Me

“WSIM: What Suffered Inside Me” is a short drama about a character named Simon that sees himself as an incomplete stick figure with crossed lines (horizontal and vertical) on his face. He visualizes simple figures with only horizontal lines on their faces as unable to see his inner self. Continue reading “WSIM: What Suffered Inside Me”

Reelabilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival

ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. Initiated in NY in 2007, the festival presents award winning films by and about people with disabilities in multiple locations throughout each hosting city. Continue reading “Reelabilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival”

Lachi (legally blind artist) and Meridian Gold launch kickstarter campaign to fund full-length album

This month, you can help bring something positive into the world. New York rock/pop outfit, Lachi and Meridian Gold ( http://www.lachimusic.com ) are enlisting the help of fans, new and old alike, to pitch in to make their upcoming full-length album possible with a Kickstarter campaign.

This month, you can help bring something positive into the world. New York rock/pop outfit, Lachi and Meridian Gold (http://www.lachimusic.com/) are enlisting the help of fans, new and old alike, to pitch in to make their upcoming full-length album possible with a Kickstarter campaign. Continue reading “Lachi (legally blind artist) and Meridian Gold launch kickstarter campaign to fund full-length album”