Date: March2016

Words by Julie - Living Life With Paralysis

Holiday Bliss

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Holiday Bliss

It is so quiet here. Everyone slept in, and when we did wake up, there was no furnace working hard to heat the house, no traffic, not even any birds singing or squawking. Just quiet. We have finally reached the point in our holiday where everyone is rested and relaxed. This year has been a […]

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First Flight

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First Flight

For the ninth year in a row, we have made our way to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for our March Break. Getting here this year…was a little bit different. In past years we have done the trip in the car, taking 2 days to drive, either straight through or with one overnight. This […]

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Check your $%#@ing blind spots

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Check your $%#@ing blind spots

On October 22nd I started the process of getting my driver’s licence back. You see, when you become paralyzed the doctors see to it to suspend your licence – apparently not being able to use your feet interferes with driving?? So on that day in October, I did a two hour cognitive assessment (because I […]

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The Depths of Despair

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The Depths of Despair

Anne Shirley, my favourite childhood protagonist, used to talk about being In The Depths of Despair. As an orphan she felt that the whole world was against her, and no matter how hard she tried things did not seem to get any better. Over the past month or so I have had my own dark […]

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