Date: December2017

Words by Julie - Living Life With Paralysis

Thankful (again)

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Thankful (again)

I know that I have used this title for a post before, maybe even more than once, however I feel the need to do it again. Recently I joined an American SCI facebook group – and it has been fascinating (and crazy) reading. It has caused me to think about how grateful I am, yes […]

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An inconvienent teachable moment

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An inconvienent teachable moment

Life is funny. Especially when the humour comes from irony. This one takes the cake – but first, a bit of background. I had the honour of being the Rick Hansen Ambassador for one of the 55 RHF Barrier Buster grants handed out for the Canada 150 Celebrations this year. The recipient was London Potters’ […]

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Guest Post – From the other side of SCI

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Guest Post – From the other side of SCI

A couple of months ago Theo attended a conference in Philadelphia. It was hosted by the Well Spouse Association – a not-for-profit group whose mandate is to support spouses of those with a chronic illness or disability. It’s an American organization that hosts an annual conference where the “well” spouse is invited to attend, participate […]

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A losing Winners

A losing Winners

I have spent a lot of resources (time and money) in the past two years trying to find the right pair of pants (easy to pull up but don’t fall down). It’s harder than you’d think. Winners has often been the place to find something that works – so when I can (i.e. I have […]

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Pinch Me

Pinch Me

One of my most vivid memories from high school is when Barenaked Ladies came to do a concert in our cafetorium. My friend Heidi and I were responsible for making it happen and we wandered around that night as if we were in a dream – hanging out with BNL in our very own music […]

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