My Journey

I'm not Handicapped, I'm Handicapable.
(and no i didnt get that from due date lol)

I left home and drove from nj to california in search of an independent life and safe access to my medicine* so i can live. It's been an interesting journey, lots of ups, lots of downs, and even though I am now weaker than ever...nothing will ever stop me from living my dream, regardless of how long I get to live.

Life is too precious and short to waste time. And I'm Ready.

The three videos below are before and after i left nj, an interview with the Washington Post during my road trip, some audition, and one other one hahaha idk i didnt set up the web site, im kinda lost there :P below that are blog entries! thank you!

Feel free to contact me at all times:

Help to save Mikey's life

As you know, Mikey has always been able to smile through the pain, no matter what, until recently. The pain in his stomach is now worse than ever and has led to an inability to eat, causing rapid weight loss. At 6'1", he's a meager 75 lbs and dropping fast. It's getting more difficult for Mikey to smile through the pain and fear.

One of the only places where Mikey can get help is the MAYO clinic in Minnesota. There, a team of specialized doctors will work together to figure out how his illnesses affect each other and can be treated to restore health and balance to his body so he can keep living his incredible life.

All of this obviously comes with a large amount of costs, which can only be covered with the help and donations of as many people as possible – even if it's just a dollar. Please click on one of the two following links to access the crowd funding campaigns that will help Mikey get better. Thank you!


Paris Hilton and everyone's donations backfire

So I recently just found out that I'm not allowed to receive donations, at all.... no birthday money... a buck on the floor, pretty much anything. They expect me to survive off 1/5 of what I need for my disability. On top of that, somebody in my life who has grievances with me... Which I won't get into, has reported me to social security, especially talking about Paris Hilton's @parishilton $5000 donation to me... Being the largest ever in my life and there is Proof. Also he told about everyone else's donations too. Again, not going to get into the details, it would truly disgust people.

By the way, on the subject of Paris, people criticized the size of the donation, or that she "shoulda given me more regularly" I just wanna point out that she didnt have to give me ANYTHING, she found my blog like others and felt like helping me out of the kindness of her own heart... Now lemme tell you, for a guy like me...$5000... That's a lot. Plus it was more then anyone who was complaining about was giving me....

PLUS - I think it's absolutely ridiculous that Kim Kartrashian, a millionaire... donates Kanye whack West a half million dollar Lamborghini....that money could have fed hundreds of thousands of people around the world. That kind of money can save lives....never mind me... There are others who need it more then me...

What did Kanye do? Besides rip off other artists....and act like an idiot with his ego, He has millions to buy his own lambo plus ten. He is famous, and so is she. So I guess the rules are thrown out... But when Paris Hilton helps a Joe Shmoe from NJ... People have such negative things to say about it?! She created something, 17 products and companies, she doesn't just sit there waiting for an others.

I love you Paris, ur an angel. I can't thank you enough for what you did. You saved my skinny ass! Ur a true sweetheart. With a heart of gold xoxo

I don't get some celebrities. Paris wasn't donating as Paris Hilton the woman who has accomplished so much and has a powerful last name she was born into, she was donating as a friend. Not like Kim, who did it as a publicity stunt. Even when her butt is the only reason people watch her and she is famous... Her butt..which..really.. (ain't all that). Sorry haha

So the very donations that have allowed me to survive for 4 years, are the very donations that may get me in trouble. They will ask me to probably pay it back. I will fight it.

Am I mad? No. Will I ever stop needing donations, not until I have a Job that supports me and my medical needs!! Which a friend Dann has just presented me with an opportunity to do some writing work :) it's a start!!!!!

I will continue to fight, no matter how little or much money I have. My favorite year in life was my first here in Cali 2008, and I was beyond poor and starving. It was the pure joy of peace, and self fulfillment.

People like my family, friends like Lutz H, Dean May @deanmay, Paris, @parishilton, Pablo @pablogm88, Hamza, Zamir, friends from the east coast, followers from Facebook and twitter and YouTube, randomly have graciously given me money over time to make sure that I always have something. Believe me, there have been times where I'm down to a last dollar. Meds cost me $2000 a month, and proper caretaking if proper... can get into the thousands. I need 24 hour help. The government only helps with a few hours a day in reality. These days I'm much weaker then I was a month ago. Pretty much they don't provide enough for a sick person to actually stay alive, sick.


Now I never wanted to live based off donations, I don't like needing help to live, I want to be able to make money, just like living disabled, I wanna work disabled. I want to be like everybody else.

I still want to be the first disabled man in space too :) with Richard Branson, on Virgin Intergalactic. I have to do anything I can do get there, and i will :) That dream has been there for my whole life!!

I have 12 terabytes of footage I have been going through, and have been getting back into the swing of editing videos for the people who watch. I'm just fighting the cold and sickness with very little help (due to finances), but I feel with this new year.. It's gonna be beautiful and profitable and helpful for myself and others :) videos are coming of my crazy life :)

I want to thank EVERYONE who donated and who may donate to me...thank you. You all don't know how much u all saved my skinny butt!!! 80 lbs and 6'2" has to change!!! :X :D

Just because the government wants us dead doesnt mean I'm going quietly. One less disabled person, one less SSI check to write, and politicians get that much richer.

I'm not letting the Gov scare me. That's my life money!!!

Fight to the end. I think that's my MO. I don't quit, I don't slow down, I dream bigger then you, and I'm probably a little crazy :) but look back in history... Everyone we admire now, was once called crazy :)
....I DONT wanna be admired, or complimented, I just wanna realize the dreams I have in my head. It's a solo life mission that I'm honored other people are a part of :) no ego here, I'm just a dream believer :)

Love you so much!
Happy 12-12-12 :)

Love Mikey


Skot6104 at: December 14, 2012 at 2:07 PM said...

Mike. . I am sending some love and light your way. . with some $$ very soon. You are so deserving of something better. . For the GOVT. to sit there and act like you've done something wrong is sickening.

We'll all here for you. We'll never stop being here. Live life your way, and with no regrets.

If you ever need to talk, message me on FB man. Skot Bradshaw.

Keep your chin up and know that your an inspiration to so many.

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