Date: July2016

Words by Julie - Living Life With Paralysis

It wasn’t the sun

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It wasn’t the sun

This morning Theo and I drove out to the collision site. I had it in my head that I needed to know that the sun was not in the eyes of the driver, therefore making it difficult for him to see me. Even though both Theo and my friend Steve did this drive just days […]

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Breaking a sweat

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Breaking a sweat

The most obvious part of having a spinal cord injury is not being able to walk. There is so much more to it than that, but here is one that changed today. I broke a sweat! Big deal? You bet. Excuse me while I get into Biology Teacher mode, but the spinal cord does more […]

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Building Bridges

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Building Bridges

I have to admit, when I first saw posters up around Wingham, I didn’t really understand what Building Bridges for the Future was all about. Now that I have been a part of this campaign I have an insider’s point of view and I can see clearly where it is going. The sports fields at […]

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Old wheels, new wheels

Old wheels, new wheels

It’s time. Nearly one year has passed. I decided that it was time to ask Theo to haul this out of the basement. I knew it was mashed somewhat, but it was much less than I had imagined. The rear tire was what took most of the collision, and the down tube was kinked. You […]

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