Tag archive for ‘Wheelchair Living’

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I Am A Robot

Each morning, I wake up on my side; I have not moved from that position the entire night. My mouth is dry. I reach for the jug of water that is within arm’s reach, gulping the water through a straw. Though the splash of cool liquid feels good in my mouth, it does nothing to relieve my fat, swollen tongue…

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99 Problems — #5 I once offended a woman with Lupus.

When my best friend committed to starting her non-profit, a creative reading and writing endeavor dedicated to inner city kids, she also committed us to attending as many charity events as possible. Kind of like of method acting, we threw ourselves into the Orlando philanthropic endeavor circle in order to learn the process of raising […]

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Falling Happens [Part 1]

No matter who encourages me—a therapist, my wheelchair dealer, loved ones—I refuse to buckle up and wear a seat belt even though it’s recommended. Let me be clear, I’m not referring to the kind of seat belt one wears while driving or riding in a vehicle.

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There’s a Reality Show About Girls In Wheelchairs (Cringe)

The Sun Dance Channel’s latest reality addition Push Girls, a series about five paralyzed women living in Hollywood, aired this past Monday night at 10pm…

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