Monthly Archives: July 2015

Taman- Acceptance is the path to inner peace.

Accepting I needed a walking stick at age thirty one was huge for me and it took some time before I had suffered enough to surrender to this new reality. My hips were getting worse and I was having greater … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 “I Look That Different?”

Chapter 1   I Look That Different? I vaguely knew that I was different from an early age, but it wasn’t until a simple encounter when I was ten years old that I realized just how different I was. I was … Continue reading

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“I’m damned if I will be silenced by no voice!” – How this book came about Part 2

Despite my initial inspiration, it’s taken me years to finally get to this point of sitting down and writing this book. I have resisted it for a long time. I had that strong urge to put in writing my experience … Continue reading

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The story of how the book “Little Body Huge Life” came about Part 1

Dear Ben I’m so sorry to hear that you have been diagnosed with Ankolysing Spinulosa. It must be devastating for you to get this news of having a serious degenerative condition at your tender age of 20, just when you … Continue reading

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Welcome to the blog of Suchita Vanessa Smith!

I was inspired to share my rich journey of living with the challenges and blessings of Pseudoachondroplasia (a condition with malformed joints afflicted by arthritis and dwarfism) when Ben, the son of a good friend, was diagnosed with a debilitating … Continue reading

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