Most of us can only imagine life in a wheelchair. Here, Raina eloquently describes the experience. Continue reading Wheelchair life – nothing is simple
Giving my husband back his independence as a paraplegic. Continue reading My Husband’s Independence Day
My husband and I were having a “conversation” recently about an old issue. You know the kind that goes underground for a while and you think it’s no longer an issue. Until a trigger comes up and you realize you still have feelings about this that are not resolved. I wanted to go camping. He didn’t. I broached the subject with him several times and … Continue reading Unilateral Decision Making in Marriage
Being a paraplegic has many obvious challenges. But there are many challenges that aren’t as obvious. Below are a few that we never would have known about if my husband wasn’t a paraplegic. They may also apply if you’re in a wheelchair for other medical reasons and can’t walk on your own. So take what you like and leave the rest! Life is short! … Continue reading 10 More things you didn’t know about being a paraplegic!
More than anything, I think my husband would love to be able to walk again. We pray every day for the miracle. And we live our life in the meantime. Below are things you may not have known about living life in a wheelchair or being a paraplegic. 1. It’s more than just not being able to walk. Sometimes kind people want to make themselves feel better … Continue reading 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Paraplegics
So this happened the other day. I pull into my parking lot at work in the morning and find that most of the parking spots are full. This usually means a new training class has started for Certified Nursing Assistants. I drive to the back of the lot, noticing that the handicapped spots are all taken as well, which is unusual. Since Arthur had his … Continue reading Think Twice Before Parking in that Handicapped space!