My husband is a paraplegic. Nothing is simple. Especially double carpal tunnel surgery. Without his hands, he can’t push his wheelchair or take care of his bathroom needs. Here’s an excerpt from his life in rehab. Continue reading A day (or two) in the life of a paraplegic in rehab after surgery.
The daily life of a paraplegic is exhausting. Most things take much longer to do than before. Here is a snapshot of life as a paraplegic. Continue reading Living Life as a Paraplegic
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.
Who cares for the caregiver? What are YOU doing to take care of YOURself? Continue reading What are you doing to take care of YOURSELF?
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