Date: September2018

Words by Julie - Living Life With Paralysis

Small changes make a big difference

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Small changes make a big difference

Several weeks ago, we had an odd visitor on our new front porch. Such a strange place for a monarch caterpillar to land and decide to stay – steel roof overhead, pressure-treated wood all around and gravel below. No plants for at least 200 feet. As time went on we kept a close watch but […]

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Healing with time and rest

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My burns are healing well – arm and cheek especially. My legs, because of the reduced blood circulation (that comes with an SCI), are taking much longer. I suspect it will be close to two months before the new skin is closed over the burns. And they will scar, for sure. Once again, I feel […]

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My String Bikini

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My String Bikini

This post is about two weeks old – I guess I forgot to post it. One would assume that if you were to wear a string bikini to the beach, you would be fine with people staring. What if you didn’t have a choice but to wear one? No matter the size or shape of […]

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Scary

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Scary

This time last night I was sitting in my wheelchair on the sidewalk beside our house. It was lovely (although a bit buggy), clear and some stars were coming out. We had a fire going in our little fire pit that was an anniversary present this year. I was thinking (for real) “why didn’t we […]

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