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Access Forms at The Cadogan Hall

Aagh!. I’ve just finished a somewhat tetchy conversation with an operator from the Cadogan Hall where I am unable to book two full price tickets because I am a wheelchair user and, as well, I have to give the name of my companion ‘in case something happens to me’. 493 more words

Wheelchair Users

Relationship Trauma?

I’m in the final few weeks of my creative writing course and one recent exercise required us to write a scene involving a confession and separation.   826 more words

Wheelchair Users

Home Again

Safely home from our road trip. It rained most of the way, but a light, cleansing spring rain, not the kind that adds anxiety to travel. 269 more words

Alabama

Stem cell stories that caught our eye; cystic fibrosis, brain repair and Type 2 diabetes

Here are some stem cell stories that caught our eye this past week. Some are groundbreaking science, others are of personal interest to us, and still others are just fun. 747 more words

Weekly Roundup

The Beast Rears It's Head...

…and I don’t mean Beauty and the Beast style. This Beast of mine, is not going to transform into my Disney fairytale prince charming. Sitting in the Drs office earlier this afternoon, the Dr uttered words I had hoped I would never hear again. 289 more words

Dystonia

Wheelchair athletes use track as inspiration

The wheelchair clinks as the sun bears down on Brian Smith during his daily journey around the East Lee County High track.

The freshman with muscular dystrophy pushes the chair slowly, so slow sometimes that the rubber from his tires begins to blacken his callused hands and sunburn darkens his face. 1,119 more words

Sports

3 Things That I'm Thinking About (Transverse Myelitis Edition)

The Work-Life-Health balance has been weighted heavily on the Work side recently.  Work can be a good distraction from some things, but it can be all-consuming if you let it be.   631 more words