Date: January2016

Words by Julie - Living Life With Paralysis

The main messages

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The main messages

I think that these grey days are starting to have a negative impact on my psyche. Today started out grey – so grey I could not believe it was morning. Yesterday had been so sunny, I was expecting the same for today. We did get some sun in the middle of the afternoon, but it […]

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My game of numbers

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My game of numbers

6, 10, 52, 110, 1284 are my numbers of today. Tomorrow it will be six months since that fateful training ride that sent my life in this direction. I really don’t want to get all that dramatic about it. It happened, and now we are doing our best to deal with it. We have come […]

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I (‘ve) got a feeling

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Now that I am singing the very dancy Black Eyed Peas (and so are all of you), I will tell you what that feeling is…it’s a full bladder. The development of this feeling has been in the works for a few weeks now, maybe even a month, but I wanted to be sure I was correct […]

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Reasons to write

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I have just realized that this is my 49th post. Theo says, “what? I don’t think I have read 48 posts!” There are a few more that I started, but they just didn’t feel right, so they didn’t make the cut. I like writing, it gives me a sense of accomplishment and therefore some satisfaction. […]

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Ah, snow

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Ah, snow

Most of the folks that I have talked to, who rely on wheelchairs for legs, all agreed that snow sucks. Snow is super tough to push through, like riding your bike on the loose sand of a beach. It gets caught up in the tire treads, it jams in the front wheels, it picks up […]

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MIA

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This post is dedicated to all my past, present and fellow coaches. As I write this I am on hold with the Ministry of Transportation. For me, they may as well be the Ministry of Magic, as they seem equally impossible to get a hold of. I did my driving assessment on November 19th and […]

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Ridiculous #1

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Ridiculous #1

It’s been a while since I have written. There are many reasons, like the spending holiday time with the kids, our families and friends. But mostly I just feel like I don’t have much to say that is new, and I don’t think I want to write about how frustrated I am. Every day. Frustrated. […]

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