Dating While Disabled

Dating. One of the many things I’ve had to completely relearn from the ground up since becoming disabled in 2010. Dating while disabled can be one of the most gut wrenching and, at the same time, liberating things a person can go through, at least in my experience. Before my disability I never thought twiceContinue reading “Dating While Disabled”

How can we relate to other people’s disabilities?

Understanding is the best way to relate to other people’s issues. In my experience living with a disability, the most awkward encounters were with people who did not understand my disability. So I wanted to see how much of a difference “understanding” could make. I recently began talking to a few people online who hadContinue reading “How can we relate to other people’s disabilities?”

In Him I See Myself

It’s funny how we can find some truly brilliant people in some unlikely/unexpected circumstances. It has been 4 months since my last post and an interesting 4 months it’s been. Basically I had a bit of a health scare but fortunately I received the right care and medical attention before anything got too out ofContinue reading “In Him I See Myself”

St Benet Biscops: An intellectual conversation with students half my age.

As explained earlier, my health hadn’t been on top form for some weeks now. I was in hospital twice for two very different and coincidental reasons. Fortunately I did get to go home for a week between admissions. It was the week beginning the 22nd of February, and the timing couldn’t have been more perfect.Continue reading “St Benet Biscops: An intellectual conversation with students half my age.”

MY BLOG: WHY I NEED YOU TO KNOW MY STORY

It’s not very well known that I love talking about how I ended up in a wheelchair… a lot… no seriously, a whole lot. Of course it can make for some awkward conversation with me laughing at being in a near fatal accident, or trying to tell someone with a straight face, “I got offContinue reading “MY BLOG: WHY I NEED YOU TO KNOW MY STORY”

Life In A Chair isn’t so easy. Let Me Explain

So it has now been 6 weeks since my last post. I would like to stress that I did not go missing, haven’t eloped with an exotic super model (that’s so last year), or won the lottery and moved to the Caribbean. I’ve actually just been… well… living “life in a chair”. Let me explain.Continue reading “Life In A Chair isn’t so easy. Let Me Explain”