Taking care of yourself when your loved one is hospitalized– what does that look like? How do you advocate for the patient? 9 TIPS Continue reading Advice After An Accident Part II – 9 Tips For the Caregiver and Patient.
Would I choose to go back before my husband’s motorcycle accident? Yes and no. Continue reading Thankfulness or Gratitude? I’ll take both, please!
It may be a stretch to think of any positives about wheelchair life. Has anything good come out of this accident? Evidently, yes. Continue reading Is there anything good about being in a wheelchair? Evidently, yes.
After 13 months in hospitals and rehabs, my husband lost his modesty and his dignity. I wanted to give it back to him. Continue reading I wanted to give my husband back his dignity. Here’s why.
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!