When I started college at the University of Miami in 1985, Student Disability Services had never before accommodated someone in a wheelchair. There were no accessible rooms or campus facilities. The bathrooms barely fit my chair and I couldn’t close the door behind me. In fact, I had to roll from classes all the way back to my dorm room to use the bathroom.
He landed in Southwest China with a group of Norwegian scientists who were observing a new and innovative spinal surgery at the People’s Liberation Army in China. Some of the surgeons had done over 3,000 spinal surgeries for lancing cysts in the spinal cord, decompression surgery, scar tissue removal, and a whole host of other surgeries.
We asked some of the most prominent and successful wheelers in our community to share wheelchair life hacks that they use to make life easier, more productive, or more joyful.
There is something about Friday that makes the day a bit more exciting to wake up to. It is one of my favorite days of the week besides Sunday Funday. What to wear? My Friday Mood Aesthetic is made of some of my current favorite must-haves for a stylish, fun, exciting day to night Friday vibe.
Many of you have read my dating profile from my first column, and to my pleasant surprise, I received quite a lot of responses. I then started panicking because I realized I would actually have to meet these guys and probably get naked with them eventually.This leads me to how I gained my sexuality back … The Answer?
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.
Spinal Cord Injury is not synonymous with being helpless. Don’t get me wrong, when you first sustain a spinal cord injury it can take quite some time to get your “Spinal Cord Injury Sea Legs,” I’m here to encourage all those out there that there are multiple roads you can travel down in order to regain your freedom… In this particular article, I will touch on the subject of Financial Freedom.
In our new monthly column, we will be profiling helpful things for wheelchair-users:- the best products, places, and things that you will not want to miss!
Profile #5 Online Dating: Woman with Disabilities Share Their Road Back to Love, Lust and Empowerment
The “Quirky Quad” shares her Online Dating Profile in the hope that it will inspire, make you laugh and gain insight into how one can be open and honest about their disability and capabilities in writing a “About Me” section.