Stories of five wheelchair users who have found lasting professional happiness by pursuing their passions.
After 13 years and 157 columns, this issue holds the final SCI Life column. Tiffiny looks back on the long run in a Q&A.
After three broken necks and countless surgeries, Kenneth Ryno eventually found his calling.
Once airborne I’m experiencing total freedom. In the glider I am a pilot, no longer the guy in the wheelchair
Adaptive exercise videos; Get out of the house virtually; How-to on managing chronic pain.
Q. I’m 45 and a C6 quad for 17 years. I just read Tim Gilmer’s article on diabetes that mentioned a study saying people with SCI are 2.5 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than the general public. Should I get a diabetes test?
Q. Recently, I’ve been prescribed a number of different medications, which left me with a three-month supply of the “unsuccessful” ones that now need proper, safe disposal. Additionally, I have accumulated outdated wheelchairs and a variety of unneeded medical supplies. There are probably people somewhere in the world who could benefit from having access to them. Are there other avenues that I might investigate?
The alternative to handing all my cash over to the government is to blow every last damn red cent.
There is no information on ‘best practices’ for our demographic – because no such group is recognized.