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How Auti Angel, the Abilities Expo, and I Changed My Life

I haven’t written on this blog for quite awhile. I’ve started countless posts to only give up and decide I’ll try again on another day. You see, something big happened and I’ve only just realized exactly how big. Back in … Continue reading

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What About My Wheelchair Is So Threatening?

No, really? What is it that frightens so many of you? I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, it’s a chair with wheels. A much loved chair with wheels. It’s not a symbol of doom and gloom. But … Continue reading

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Moods

I’ve been in a bit of a mopey mood lately, and it’s certainly not something I enjoy. It started when I went to a neurologist to find out what was going on with my right leg. I used to call … Continue reading

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100 Great Gimp Moments (#1)

100 Great Gimp Moments Yup, you heard me. Great gimp moments. No, it’s not an oxymoron. I know there is a lot of people out there who think that being disabled is a terrible, horrible thing that they wouldn’t wish … Continue reading

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The I Am God Syndrome

I fear I haven’t been very nice to doctors lately. I’m afraid that I must admit that it has taken me awhile to understand that a very large number of them have been struck with a most terrible illness. Something … Continue reading

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Because Sometimes I Just Don’t Look Disabled

Some days, I feel like being as pretty as I possibly can be. I carefully put on make-up, straighten my hair and tie it up, put on earrings, and choose my outfit (most often a pair of tight jeans that … Continue reading

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Can Do

It was the end of my first class of Tai Chi. My arms that were generally tense from constant use of wheeling and crutching were more relaxed than they had ever been in the last two years. My overactive mind … Continue reading

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