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I lost most of my sight in 2004 due to illness. After going to college and receiving a bachelor’s degree in social work I and currently working on my life coaching certification. I discovered a need to help newly disabled people create their new life. So I started Fresh Outlook Coach and helps the now disabled create their new life to see all their possibilities. I just launched a new program 10 Lessons to Empower Yourself When Newly Disabled. And is starting to do training and consulting for hospitals and doctor offices.

Magnification problems

Hi everyone just a heads up

Like many of you I use Magic and since the last update that Microsoft blessed us with I have been having problems. My main problem was that I had no pointer or cursor. Today I was finally able to talk with a level 2 person from the Microsoft disability help desk and after almost 2 hours on the phone the best solution we could come up with was to use Magnifier. The is the built-in magnification that comes with Windows 10, it is easy to use and I would recommend using it until Microsoft comes up with a fix so we can use our own magnification if we so choose.

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Notes from the Universe

Sometimes when a door is slammed shut, Yvonne, the very best thing you can do is to knock on it again, and again, and again.

But I’d recommend you try all the other doors, too.

Yours,

The Universe

I receive notes from the universe just about daily and thought I would share this one with you. I think it is a good lesson for not only able bodied people, but people with disabilities.

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Dr. Seuss

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

-Dr. Seuss

“It is fun to have fun but you have to know how.”

-Dr. Seuss

Let’s see what we can learn from Dr. Seuss. His quotes can be a little silly, but if you think about them there is a lesson to be had.

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Time to Get It Done!!

Ready to Get Motivated? Now that we are in the holiday season we all have so much to do. If you are like me it’s hard to get motivated at times. Here’s a 4 lesson course delivered to your inbox daily for 4 days. Here’s the best news because it’s Black Friday it is on sale for ½ off and is only $10 for the next 4 days so click here and get started now!!

http://www.freshoutlookcoach.com/spp_elp_optin/motivated/

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yum cookies!

mmmmmmm, here’s a picture of all the cookies I made for the bake sale. All bagged up and ready to go!

Yvonne Garris, BSW

Fresh Outlook Coach

Disability Transition Specialist

Helping the disabled realize there is life after disability!

http://www.freshoutlookcoach.com

Like me on Facebook: Fresh Out Look Coach

Author of journal series: Inspiration through Journaling

Author of upcoming book There’s a Truck on My Head: The Grief of Disability

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The event is today!

You have been reading posts all week about raising money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. My neighbor’s daughter Savannah has a life threatening and very aggressive form of blood cancer called T- cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. I just found out last night that they moved here from Kansas just so Savannah could get treatment at CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia), Stephanie (Savannah’s mom) told me that CHOP is ranked 2nd in the nation for childhood cancer treatment. I was able to meet their family when they came to pick up the cookies I baked for the bake sale and they are such a nice family. It just breaks my heart when I hear that over the last several decades only 3 new drugs have been developed for childhood cancers! federal research funding for pediatric cancer is dismal, less than 4 cents on every dollar goes to research to fund new drugs and cures for children like Savannah. I know that you probably cannot make it to Lancaster to support the bake sale so I am giving you the link to Savannah’s fund raising page (

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get in before it’s too late!

Please help this little girl,

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childhood cancer needs you!

Please help this little girl,

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your cookies are waiting!

Please help this little girl,

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Did you?

Please help this little girl,

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