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Swim meet

Reasons to be happy you’re using a wheelchair at a three day swim meet: * You won’t slip on a wet pool deck * You’ll always have a place to sit * You don’t have to climb up in the…
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The mother of all parking spaces

Dang! I got a phone call last week from the landlord mentioned below, thanking me for sending the material and saying that he had fixed the parking. Then on Monday my co-worker came in wondering if I had been to…
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Activism 101

My coworkers are joining in the good fight for accessibility – went to a local Mexican restaurant with a couple of the guys from work. The parking lot has over 50 spaces, only one permit space, and it’s just a…
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Relapse

Man, big relapse. Haven’t been able to stand without assistance since last Saturday, which means no standing pivots, harder transfers, over an hour to take a shower and get dressed in the morning. Trying to do the good spirits thing….
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Catching up

Whoops! I must have taken the summer off when I wasn’t looking! I’ll try to catch up. On the house front, we moved in June. The new house is still not accessible, but we think it will be easier to…
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Angry

Funny, I seem to be angry all the time. I wonder why. Am I going through that Kübler-Ross thing, or is this justified anger because in 2001, 11 years after ADA, so many restaurants, swimming pools, banks, places of business…
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