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Second Wheelchair Trip and Further Revelations

Yes, I had my first wheelchair  experience in April at Mt. Sinai

In June, I had another, also at Mt. Sinai.

I was going  in for my second round of Rituxin.  725 more words

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES

Wow a fairly successful family outing!!

Yesterday, wanting to make the most of the nice weather, we decided to go out again as a family. This time we had settled on somewhere we have been a number of times before, Pulborough Brooks which is an RSPB run place, this is usually a good bet because we know what I can and can’t manage. 449 more words

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Why people stare

I’m in a wheelchair.

I have really loud speakers.

I wear crazy socks.

I dance around town.

I have interesting signs.

I’m sure there are many other reasons, but riding in a wheelchair alone is what prompts many stares. 85 more words

So, Why the Wheelchair?

I think it’s time I tell you why I’m in a wheelchair even though, technically, I have the ability to ambulate. While I might be able to physically create the motions which one requires for walking, I have less than zero balance on my feet. 510 more words

Personal Story Time

Thinking About This...

It has been brought up before that I’m in series need of a new wheelchair, but thanks to the state I live in kicking me off aid, I  cannot get back on insurance. 84 more words

Stuff

Single-Legged Tables in Cafés: A Wheelchair's New Nemesis.

Undoubtedly other wheelchair users can identify with this: tables in restaurants and cafés increasingly becoming inaccessible.

I don’t know how many times I’ve been to a café or the like wanting one simple thing: to sit at a table, order whatever’s on my mind, and basically be a normal café-going person relatively faceless in the crowd. 316 more words

Disability

Summer days out!!

Firstly I wanted to say that I was totally blown away by your response to my post on “the unspeakable problem”. Far from being unspeakable there was such an outpouring that I was totally in awe of the courage of people out there who, like me are dealing with incontinence everyday/all the time 24/7. 512 more words

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