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Rocking the "Disabled Look"

Like many of my fellow paraplegics, I don’t look “disabled”. I’m not sure what the “disabled look” is, but I’m told quite often that I’m not rocking it. 284 more words

Travels By Country

Telluride - Days 1 to 3 - Getting my three-tracking mojo

I was not anticipating skiing three days in a row, because I had not expected snow conditions to be that great, and I also did not expect to have the endurance or my back to hold up to all the bumps and impact. 1,272 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

5K, Ballet and a Spinal Cord Injury

5K, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury Jennifer Starzec (Author), Sarah Todd Hammer (Author), Umaiyal Sridas (Illustrator)

Synopsis: “5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury” is the true story of Jen, a runner, and Sarah Todd, a dancer, and their journey with Transverse Myelitis, a neurological disorder of the spinal cord that causes paralysis and more. 126 more words

Book Reviews

Different, not inferior

I apologize for not blogging very much lately. Things were pretty hectic between dealing with the joys of too much snow and on-street parking in an urban area, medical appointments and physical therapy, and taking care of work and administrative stuff before a skiing and ice-climbing trip to Colorado. 1,318 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

Cool Kids and the Little Blue Box

Is anything simple anymore?  The other day, my vision seemed blurry in one eye and so I closed the other and sure enough I had lost a contact lens.   663 more words


God Doesn't Make Mistakes

I have had all kinds of thoughts about being a quadriplegic. Why did this happen? Am I being punished? Is this my fault? I can’t live like this another day! 446 more words

Christian Living

If Love Could Heal Me

“Cut it off,” I told my dad, “Just cut it off.  Bring me some Jack, a stick and whatever else…just cut my arm off.”  It’s bad when a patch on your arm that is approximately 3 x 5 inches hurts so much that you honestly can envision life without the arm. 483 more words