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Negativity: How Much Can We Afford? How Much Can We Afford to Deny?

Negativity: How Much Can We Afford? How Much Can We Afford to Deny?

Living with a disability can bring rage in many forms: anger at being infantilized on telethons, at being looked upon as asexual or incompetent, at being tied to Welfare in order to receive medical care. So how do we deal with this anger?

The Skinny on Dieting

The good news is you can lose weight in a wheelchair–even a quad in a power wheelchair. The bad news is you have to eat fewer calories than ABs. I put on over 20 pounds when I went through chemotherapy almost five years ago and had the daunting task of losing weight as a power […]