Reborn yet totally, 100% Pete!!

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Before today I have always bothered about how my stroke has affected me and how people see me. Today I finally realised something….

I am totally, 100% Pete!

Sure, I’m damaged a bit for now, but I’m proud!! I’m a coffin nail of what life has made me, yet I’m totally comfortable with the man I am – actually, I like the new me even more!!!

It’s taken the depth of hell to find out who I am and I have none of the same insecurities or fears that the old me had. I know my purpose too!! I’m certain of it!! Still scratching around the same old hole, living week to week, but with a deeper understanding of life and not as focused on looking ahead but on what I did today!! On what I can do tomorrow!!

I hated myself for a long, long time and felt like a broken toaster, but my damage has also been the healing for me, for my soul, and for others!!! I really do value everything in a new light, and now I look to the side or behind me to help others….not forward all the time with blinkers on like Red Rum facing the finishing post! I don’t care if I’m not as strong or as fast as others anymore or whether will girls still like me….I am Peter Coghlan, a proud survivor of one of the toughest  hands of cards ever dealt.

And I won!

It’s taken many years for me to open that box and empty it. Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of my life…!! And WITH AIR CON IN MY CAR!!! HAHAHA
Whooooooooo

 

3 thoughts on “Reborn yet totally, 100% Pete!!

  1. Since reading your book I have followed your blogs and progress, I have so much admiration for you. Your latest blog is amazing,,you have realised that whatever happens in life you yourself never change, just your outer body.For many of us life is a huge challenge that has to be conquered and you have done just that and more. Please continue to share your blogs they are truly inspirational.

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  2. Since reading your book I have followed your blogs and progress, I have so much admiration for you. Your latest blog is amazing,you have realised that whatever happens in life you yourself never change, just your outer body.For many of us life is a huge challenge that has to be conquered and you have done just that and more. Please continue to share your blogs they are truly inspirational.

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    • It so nice when some one comments like this
      Some times I wonder if anyone reads my shit
      I am so glad some one enjoys my
      Blogs , i feel like me against the world some times
      And the passion to help and drive others out from hell !!
      If I just have one commentlike that , I have reached someone !!
      For me this is now a lonley journey , one sole mission to prove you can fight back
      I am happy with who I am
      But I have to admit the mountain I climb is far from over
      Inside the burning desire to be better , stronger , faster will never stop ! I am just doing it at a pace where I can live a bit no , as I haven’t for so long
      Thankyou so very much for taking the time to comment , it means so much
      Really !! Thanks Gillian

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