One Moment Can Change Everything!

I held my breath as I squeezed the hands of the two girls next to me. My eyes were shut as I prayed silently and turned to my friend and said, “I really want this.” Right before they announced the … [Read more...]

A Wheelchair Wheel Conundrum

I was having one of the best conversation with a woman when I realized, once again, I was faced with an awkward moment, "The Wheelchair Wheel conundrum." I had responded to a dating profile on an … [Read more...]

Growing Up with Death

Growing up with Death sounds so weird, right? How can I possibly grow up with Death, something that is the total opposite? But that's how I feel. Death has been in my life since I was in kindergarten. … [Read more...]

Disabled People Penalized for Getting Married

I am elated that the Supreme Court ruled today in favor of marriage equality for same-sex and some transgender couples. Poetically, it is a day that is very special to me as it would have been my … [Read more...]

Wheelchair Bound Only in Playing 50 Shades of Grey

Editor's note: "The only time you can say I'm wheelchair bound is when I'm playing the lead role in Fifty Shades of Grey" was a meme we put out to illustrate our disgust at the phrase "wheelchair … [Read more...]

The White House Made Me Sick

My friends, I write about my White House trip  as if I were sitting across the table from you at our favorite hang out spot. You get to pick it. I could write this in so many different ways but … [Read more...]

Quality is a Priceless Gift

Yesterday was my birthday which I consider my personal New Year's Day.  Every year I celebrate it. This year I did something different. One week prior to my DAY, I stayed away from social media and … [Read more...]

No Resolutions, Only Solutions

I'm welcoming more solutions and discarding the notion of resolutions. Will you join me? Do you give yourself resolutions and then stop them? Better yet, do you read a gazillion blog posts about … [Read more...]

Welcoming Challenges in 2015

Happy New Year! I wish you many challenges in life. No. I haven't been drinking. In fact, I'm writing this post one week from the day you read it. This past year has been full of challenges. It's … [Read more...]