I am Ifeanyi Nwokoro and I am awesome. Why? I’ll tell you why. I am awesome because I am a young black man, born and bred in Lagos, Nigeria. I am a proud member of a loving family. I am the son of a great man and a wonderful woman. I am the brother, cousin,Continue reading “You Are Awesome, Embrace It.”
Healthcare professionals are among some of the most undervalued and even unacknowledged heroes of our generation. Be it nurses, physiotherapists, radiographers or even social workers, we only go to them with problems, they do their best to help us and… we move along to get on with our lives, on many occasions not even rememberingContinue reading “Not All Heroes Wear Capes”
Many problems between people come down to one thing. Do we really understand each other?
Today is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day. This is one of my biggest milestones.
Family has always been arguably the most important part of my life and indeed every life. Not because it is the accepted “norm” to value ones family highly; not because I was raised in a Christian home; and definitely not because I feel I have, or indeed believe in the existence of, the ideal family.Continue reading “Family Over Everything”
I recently stumbled across this short piece containing some of my early thoughts soon after becoming disabled. I thought I’d share it as my emotions and thoughts were still quite raw at the time.
Avoiding awkward situations with the disabled.
“The film also brought to light a number of issues I had previously thought I was at peace with. Boy was I wrong. Most significant of these included the realisation that under slightly different circumstances my live would’ve been extremely short”