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Remission!

I’ve waited a couple of weeks to write anything about it, kind of for luck. It’s so amazing what you can get accomplished when you can walk! Today I washed my very own car for the first time probably in…
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Happy New Year, or, The Flu is Bad

I know, I’m the only person in the world who is just figuring out that the Flu is Bad. Aside from this whole chronic neurological thing, I don’t get sick very much. I’ve always figured germs were for other people…
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The Ramp has been built!

This weekend my husband and a bunch of guys from work poured a concrete wheelchair ramp along the front walk and up to the front door, and the jury-rigged plywood Ramp of Death at the back door is no more!…
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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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