We asked Steel Bones Community to contribute their words of wisdom that get them through the tough times. Here’s what they had to say….

“Not my circus,not my monkeys!” Kate Mabon

“Live for today, yesterday is gone an tomorrow never comes” Dave Powney

“One Step at a time!” Kate Skinner

“There’s always a silver lining, however hard to find it is!” Vicki Rees

“My son bought me a bracelet with Every Journey Begins With A Single Step which i thought was very appropriate for my situation” Emma Whittet-Evens

““Life is a journey make the most of it”
“ pain is temporary but being a failure last a lifetime”
Second quote is a very sporty one ✋🏼” ALice Mason

“Carpe Diem Sieze the Day” Nikki Griffiths

“It’s gotta get darker before it gets brighter” Leah Hadley

“Keep on keeping on… Let go, let God. Why me?? Why not you?? Nothing is ever as good or as bad as it seems. (Last one courtesy of Artur Goldstein, my long-departed Dad.)” Monica Richardson

‘Together we are stronger, onwards’ Sandra Staffiero

“Suck it up buttercup this is your new life, sink or swim” Kirsteen Warren

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right….it doesn’t have to be easy, it just needs to be possible 🙌🏻” Karen Calver-Flory

“Positive thinking keeps a positive mind” Sue Glasgow

“When I was 16 and going to have my leg amputated, Bobby McFerrin’s song, “Don’t worry, be happy,” was very popular. That became my motto.” Michele Reever

“you must do the thing you think you cannot do” Sue Hall

“Worse things happen at sea” Mashup King

“If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When you are walking through hell, keep walking!” Jane Hammond

“Que sera sera” Rachel Haynes

“Stand Tall” David Randles

“When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on tight” Jo Larkham

“It’s ok not to be ok” Sarah Keyworth

“Disability isn’t inability” Bryan Leaver

“Success comes in a can. Not a cannot.” Phil Green

“‘It will be ok in the end … if it’s not ok, it’s not the end!’” Marc Pitman

“What you believe you’ll achieve

Get up or give up x” Jen Verhaest

“Sounds strange because I can’t remember it but it’s something about being “disabled in order to be enabled!” Graham Edwards

“If your still trying the battle isn’t lost” Motivation – I am aiming to be the best version of me…” Claire Blackburn

“Tough times don’t last, tough people do” Pete Wales

“It is what it is but it is what you make it x” Sarah Smith

“She believed she could, so she did” Donna Reid

“There is no failure except giving up” is my mantra. Keep going, try new things, get help…what else can I do?” Linda Barbour

“No pain no gain , one day at a time keep your Chin up xx” Karen Norbury

From Rachel Mclarney, Sophie Harris and Nicola Hughes …