Am I More Than A Disability?

I’ve been disabled for over seven years now. It’s been hard but it’s been amazing. Sometimes I feel like it’s all too much to handle, sometimes I feel like I might be the luckiest guy on the planet. Today I don’t feel so lucky. I know I have it quite good considering, I know thingsContinue reading “Am I More Than A Disability?”

New Shoes & Autonomic Dysreflexia

Autonomic Dysreflexia: Probably one of the most critical side effect some spinally injured people face. Affects pretty much every facet of day to day life.So much hassle to wear good shoes.

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”

SO WHAT’S SO NEW THIS NEW YEAR?

Welcome 2016! Happy New Year to all my friends, readers and… well if you’re not one of the above… then you. Happy New Year to you. Ok, fine, I’ll be the first to admit it’s a bit late for festive greetings and frankly I’m not too fussed about the new year. Apart from my workContinue reading “SO WHAT’S SO NEW THIS NEW YEAR?”

Tinsel & Turkey?

Before 2007, I had never seen snow, let alone a white Christmas. Snow, pine trees and Christmas dinner (i.e. English Christmas dinner) were all part of “TV” Christmas and were only imitated back home (with the exception of the food. Nothing has matched up to mom’s cooking to date). As much as I looked forwardContinue reading “Tinsel & Turkey?”

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”

For A Friend

Life is short, Too short not to be lived, Too short not too be shared, A gift to be grateful for, Deserving of our utmost care. Life is precious, Not easily made, Very quickly lost, So to extra years we look to upgrade, But all in all at what cost. Life is our most preciousContinue reading “For A Friend”

Musings: Love Is An Enigma

Love is an enigma… or at least that’s how it seems to most people. It’s sad that something so beautiful, strong and so abundant in all of us can cause so much pain just because we don’t let it all out. We all have the power to create joy and happiness from nothing just byContinue reading “Musings: Love Is An Enigma”

You Are Awesome, Embrace It.

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.”