After my injury I dealt with a multitude of medical challenges, but none that tested my strength of will as spending nearly a year in bed due to a stage 4 pressure sore on my tailbone from 2015 to 2016.
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.
For 20 years I had no idea what those “wonderful things” my Mother had told me I could still do were until one day at the pool a little boy said he felt sorry for me as I sat on the steps not swimming. I decided right then and there that I would stop watching the world and start participating in it.
This is about a bill that will kill our people. McConnell did that. McConnell made the call to have me removed from his office for protesting a bill that will harm millions of my fellow Americans.
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.