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Coaching Helps Unlock Your Best #LifeOnWheels

Coaches aren’t just for athletes, and they’re so much more than the red-faced, vein-popping, screaming stereotypes portrayed in television shows and movies. A life coach can be immensely useful when you need help in defining your future and in bringing that future to fruition.

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Crime and Disability: Sex Crimes

Nondisabled women are often victimized, but disabled women are statistically more vulnerable to sex offenders. My long and sad history of victimization have taught me to avoid these events in the future, to the point where I can sense impending violence long before others do. We don’t need to stop living like I did for so long, just recognize the signs and be wise.

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SW Florida Wheelchair Accessible Fishing Adventure

4 Days/3 Nights in a 4 Star Hotel with (2) 4hr Accessible Fishing Charters aboard wheelchair accessible boats. Southwest Florida has some of the best Inshore and Backwater fishing in the state. You will be amazed by the abundance of wildlife and natural beauty.

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An Open “Letter” To My Ex Best Friend

There is so much I could tell you. Things we used to talk about but now we don’t even talk. The reason we aren’t friends anymore isn’t because we lost things in common. It’s because while you walk, I roll. My life isn’t carefree like it used to be. It might scare you or you might be deep down selfish. I can’t just get up and go.

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How to Train a Service Dog: Part One—Finding your Match!

I was contemplating making a move to a big city, but found myself feeling overwhelmed and unsafe due to the strangers who kept approaching me. As both a woman and a wheelchair user, I felt particularly vulnerable (“sitting duck’ was a term someone so generously offered) and I knew it was only a matter of time before someone saw an opportunity to use my situation to their advantage, or simply cause me to feel uncomfortable due to inappropriate social contact.

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