Osteoporosis works differently in people with SCI than in the general population. Here are some dos and don’ts for healthy bones.
Flying with a wheelchair; Pazzo Pazzo; Colostomy
Here is my troubled body, dreaming myself into life: a guttering candle in a mound of melted wax, or a bruised pear, ripe beyond palatability, ready for …
The jury is responding not only to my words, but also to my visible persona — to the tiny woman in a wheelchair …
What’s wrong with assisted suicide?” my friends asked. “If people want to die, who are we to stop them?”
Three years ago, while having a conversation with a dear friend who I met during a personal development seminar, I blurted out the words, “I’m not my story.” I said these words with conviction, power and assertion, and I knew there was truth to them. It was the type of truth that feels oh, so […]
Countless times I’ve been urged to take an adaptive yoga class to reduce stress and, hopefully, be healthier. But meditation and yoga poses never interested me until I heard about Laughter Yoga at the recent Abilities Expo at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center. Laughter Yoga, really? Beth Bongar, who calls herself the Laughing […]
For joint integrity after SCI/D: Mouth Watering Pineapple-Cucumber Gazpacho
Functional return, “wheelchair bound,” models on wheels.
On May 4th, 2014, the Wings for Life World Run is set to take place, but it’s not your ordinary run or marathon by far. It Is a simultaneous world run taking place in 35 different locations around the world. The Wings for Life World Run, sponsored by Red Bull, is the first of its […]