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Olympic Discovery

Late one winter night, probably while avoiding schoolwork, I stumbled upon information about the Olympic Discovery Trail, 120 miles of paved bike trail across the Olympic Peninsula in northwest Washington. 1,052 more words

Adventure

TRAGEDY OR CURSE?

This is really a sad story and quite freaky too!

Two brothers, Adam Chaffe, 23, and Matt Chaffe, 25, are both paralyzed from freak accidents. … 126 more words

Gossip Galore

Sidewalks, Not Siderolls

If there is anything I’ve learned about Charleston while I’ve been in this situation, it is that Charleston isn’t wheelchair friendly at all. The sidewalks are incredibly uneven and there are so many cracks, divots, and gaps that I feel like I’m mountain biking instead of just trying to get around town! 913 more words

Spinal Cord

Wait, I Can Explain! (Shit Happens)

  

With today being a fairly relaxed day in therapy, I decided to take some time to talk about the spinal cord and what is probably the most embarrasing part about having a spinal cord injury (SCI for short). 1,511 more words

Spinal Cord

Functional Spinal Stimulation in Spinal Cord Injury

Walking after incomplete spinal cord injury using an implanted FES system: A case report.

The first thing we have today is a little older article, but it is the background work for the news item I saw a few days ago that had me jumping for joy. 595 more words

Health

Woe is Me

Every day is a new day to me. Yesterday I felt really sad and really sorry for myself. I listened to my favorite singer, Josh Groban singing “You’ll never walk alone” and I sobbed in my car. 1,056 more words