Diary of a Wheel Girl

Wheel Life

I Understand You Are Trying to be Kind to People With Disabilities, But Sometimes It’s Motivated By Stereotypes.

This blog is in response to my post a while back about a fist bump ?? . I was at a casual restaurant outside eating with my husband and a man looked at him and gave him a fist bump. Things like this happen because people often give Chris accolades for being with a girl …

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CBD is growing in popularity for good reason. And Frontier Jackson is the place to get it!

When my accident first happened, I was put on a lot of medication to control my symptoms. I had thought my biggest problem would be not walking when in actuality I was suffering from severe nerve pain, low blood pressure, and spasms. I knew I would always be on some medicine throughout my life, but …

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How Does a Quadriplegic Workout & How Can They Possibly Play Sports!? Here’s Your New Years Resolution Motivation

Sports were everything to me throughout my life. I was a varsity tennis player, softball player and cheerleader. I thrived on the water and particularly loved wakeboarding and body boarding. I was a certified aerobics instructor who worked with active senior citizens on their fitness. I loved the gym and cared a lot about my …

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Many Said I Was Selfish For Having a Baby. This is Why They’re Wrong

I didn’t always want kids, but when I fell in love with my husband, something changed. I wanted to make a little human one day with him and have a family. When the accident happened, the first thing I asked laying on the side of that pool to the EMTs is if I could still …

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A Life Lesson About People With Disabilities for Parents Everywhere

Since becoming a quadriplegic eight years ago, I have quickly learned that people don’t know a whole lot about the disability community. When you’re uneducated about something, I think it’s normal to feel uncomfortable with it. Maybe even afraid of it. While out in public I often get stares. People will even avoid the aisle …

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Why I, as a quadriplegic, chose to take it off for a lingerie photo shoot

Save it for my husband they say? No. These photos have a deep purpose. When the accident first happened, I thought, what are people going to think of me now? Are people going to still think that I’m beautiful or that I’m just this quadriplegic chick in a wheelchair with nothing going for her? I …

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