Life with a Disability

No E-bikes!

A participant’s comment, seen at the city’s Open Space Master Plan community workshop: No E-bikes! Let them ride regular bikes like the rest of us. Open Space only for the fit and ambulatory, then?

CCSVI, Adieu

At one point, CCSVI (Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency) was everywhere as an explanation (and treatment) for MS. I can’t say that I’m particularly surprised that it has now been debunked, by the doctor who coined the term in the first…
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The Joy of Running

It’s a little sad that your average suburban dog (or at least my average suburban dog) doesn’t have a lot of opportunities to really run. It’s taken us a couple of years of practice and finding the right equipment, but…
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Nicolas Steenhout (Part of a Whole) writes about the importance of transcripts for audio or video web content. I recently experienced the power of transcripts (or in this case, live captioning) when I attended The Strange Loop conference in St….
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HealthLine’s Best MS Blogs of the Year

I’m honored to be included among HealthLine’s best MS blogs of the year, along with such rock stars as Marc Stecker (Wheelchair Kamikaze), Lisa Emrich (Brass & Ivory), and Dave Bexfield (Active MSers). Check out all of them at Best…
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Behind the Diagnosis

I generally try to avoid obsessing about doctors, medical visits and hospital stays (both on the blog and in real life!), because life is so much more than just a diagnosis. Daphne Xiao is a medical student, soon to be…
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