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The Silent Killer: Why Me?

Yesterday was the best day I’ve had physically since my near death experience last Friday afternoon.  Today, I find my paying for all of the activity.   441 more words

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The woman who wouldn't take no for an answer.

After a severe snowmobile accident in 2012, Una Fawns was left with a C6/7 Spinal Cord Injury and a partially paralysed diaphragm.  When Una first started with us at Aim2Walk she was very weak.   124 more words

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Importance of Good Vibes

It’s been one week since my first post, and I cannot believe the amount of support and love that I have received. I am amazed by everyone’s response to my story, and am truly blessed to have all this positive feedback! 205 more words


wings for life run: may 3

If there’s one thing I can say about my boyfriend Dan, it’s this: He likes to seek out the epic, particularly epic foot and/or tri races. 409 more words


En route to Alaska, and other anxieties

I am sitting at Chicago’s O’Hare airport passing the 4+ hour layover, en route to Anchorage, AK. While skiing in the Chugach is a wonderful opportunity, I was/am having all my usual anxieties around air-travel, pain, and what five days of skiing will do to my body. 297 more words

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Hi, I'm Debbie Downer

Even though the sun is shining brightly outside I feel so dark and sad.  It isn’t so much that I miss my nearly six month old normal, I miss last week’s normal.   230 more words

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Looking Death in the Face...Again

This past Friday something happened that shook me to the core.  It has stolen my words and changed how I feel about myself and my abilities.   419 more words

Spinal Cord Injury