Awareness creation,  Disabled Bodies,  Relationships

Waking up not knowing how the day will end is a mystery that no one can de-mystify: Learning to Embrace Change of life at an early Age by accepting a loss

My name is Jackline Cheche, I am an eight born in a family of nine, I got an accident at a tender age of five. I was just lucky to be alive after l was involve in the road accident, since then my life has really changed.With my prosthetic leg, no one can tell which one of my legs was amputated. I have learnt to embrace it as part of my body and in deed it is part of me.

After the accident l was amputated because that was the only option left for me to be alive. Life as amputee has not been easy for me. Having been raised by a single mum meant a lot to me, she was the only person me and my siblings looked up to for all our needs. And now that I had gotten a disability, that meant an added expense to her budget.

l thank my mother that she has always supported me despite the struggles and hardships. l remember one time after the accident, l tried to move out of my seat and l really fell, I had not adjusted to my new life so l thought l still had my leg. It hit me later that I am an amputee.

I joined Sengani girls’ secondary school after my primary school then later moved to Joytown Secondary school for the physically challenged. I later joined modelling career which was not paying so l decided to venture in teaching where I joined Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE).

I have, with time, learnt to accept my disability that am amputee, l don’t regret being one despite the challenges that come with it. Every day to me is a moment of learning new skills to live happily and I take pleasure in sharing my knowledge and experience with people around me I wish to encourage people with disabilities to find happiness in the little things they are able to do and achieve in life. What others can do, l also can do and probably even better.

3 Comments

  • website

    I am really impressed with your writing skills as well as with the layout on your
    weblog. Is this a paid theme or did you customize it yourself?
    Anyway keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare
    to see a nice blog like this one these days.

  • curry 5 shoes

    I am just commenting to make you be aware of what a impressive experience my cousin’s girl found browsing your site. She figured out such a lot of pieces, not to mention how it is like to possess an amazing helping mood to let a number of people without difficulty learn specified specialized subject areas. You undoubtedly did more than our desires. Thank you for offering these helpful, safe, educational and as well as fun guidance on that topic to Janet.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *