A journey since birth

adriel rodriguez

Adriel's Story

Florida

Age: 16-24

A little bit about my journey:

My Diagnosis

Cerebral palsy

Time to Get Diagnosed

Couple of months

Year I was Diagnosed

2003

Sending Love to

N/A

Hospital I'd Recommend

Florida Hospital

This is my story:

Hi, my name Adriel and I was born with Cerebral Palsy. This was mainly due to the lack of oxygen I received during the process of my mom giving birth. Doctors diagnose me within my birth year and told my parents I couldn’t walk and would need assistance for everything. I and my parents refuse to believe such lie so, they went to multiple places in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to improve my right side. The journey was not easy however, I manage to walk within 1 year and a half. My coordination thankfully has improve over the years with various specialize equipment that help me in that department. The journey wasn’t easy as people saw me with such limitations but I knew I could do everything I wanted to do and more. Today, my coordination is good, and people notice my disability when they pay close attention.

Even if I was half paralyzed completely I would find a way to do everything I want to do. Because limitations are those that are impose on ourselves and not what we can really do. Hope you have a wonderful day.

Let’s play 20 questions:

The song that keeps me going is:
I never leave home without my:
Dog
My go-to feel better movie is: 
If I was in the hospital, the celebrity I would most love to visit me would be:
When I need to relax, I:
Play video games
My favorite food is:
The quote that keeps me going is:
First the what’s necessary, then do what’s possible and suddenly you will do the impossible
When I need a laugh, I:
Meet my pets (or favorite stuffed animal):
My hero is:
My mom and dad
When I’m having a down day I binge watch:
Nashville
My favorite book to get lost in is:
I want to be best friends with:
Spawn Wave
The thing I’m most proud of:
My supportive family
The most wonderfully unexpected thing that has happened to me as a result of this journey is:
The most hilarious thing that has happened to me is:
It really means a lot when someone does this:
Talk to me or be my friend
My favorite social media account to follow is:
adr_rd95
The advice I would give to myself back at the beginning of this journey would be:
Keep going, never look back
Words of encouragement that I’d give to my fellow warriors are
You can do everything you want to do, just don’t think about how difficult it would be and do it
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