For any boys or indeed girls with DMD what to do if some bully or ignorant person says you're 'weak',

You can say I'll tell you what strength is,

Strength is seeing your muscles waste away but still smiling!

Strength is missing out on things everyone else takes for granted but saying hey, whatever!

Strength is out thinking small minded people and coming up with a new way to do something!

Strength is seeing your wheelchair as an extension of your body, its my legs nothing special!

Strength is watching others eat what you cannot in front of you and imagining what you can instead!

Strength is being honest when it hurts and stopping fun things to rest, we're looking after our bodies!

So if someone says we're weak, we shall say our muscles may be weaker but we're stronger than Arnie!

We showed you what Strength is!

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Comment by Ian Anthony Griffiths on July 1, 2010 at 8:57am
Hi Kim, I'm glad my posts have been helpful for you :) You're most welcome. :D
Comment by Kim King on June 30, 2010 at 8:33pm
Hi Ian
I am so amazed by your posts that I have been copying them and sending them to my family members. Thank you for the insight you have given to me, a mom of a 14 year old son with DMD! You have touched my heart!!!!
Comment by Ian Anthony Griffiths on June 22, 2010 at 12:02pm
Cheers everyone :)
Comment by tom evans on June 22, 2010 at 12:01pm
Another great post,I am always amazed with the strength those with DMD display everyday
Comment by Jacobs Mommom on June 22, 2010 at 11:35am
You are so right Ian and thanks for reminding us of that:)
Comment by Ian Anthony Griffiths on June 22, 2010 at 10:40am
Thanks Ofelia
Comment by Ofelia Marin on June 22, 2010 at 10:32am
Very well said Ian!!!
Comment by Ian Anthony Griffiths on June 22, 2010 at 8:21am
Thanks Lisa :) xx
Comment by lisa burke on June 22, 2010 at 7:40am
Too bloody right you do hun! What a fab post (as usual). xx

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