Diary of a Wheel Girl

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Let’s Talk Pain: The U.S. Pain Foundation’s Pain Awareness Month is Shining a Light on Pain

When you first have a devastating accident like mine, you’re actually so focused on surviving that you don’t think about the possibility of lifelong pain. Do tomatoes California three I suffer from neuropathic pain and pain in my shoulders and joints. Chronic pain extremely hard to deal with emotionally so I’ve been on a path …

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Summer Fun Can Cause Pain. Get Relief On-the-go With Sunbeam Heat Therapy

I’m beyond happy that summer is in full swing and the calendar is already filling up with fun activities. I love going with my family down the greenway, taking my daughter to the playground and watching her give it her all on swim team! For all outdoor activities, I’m constantly pushing my wheelchair and that …

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How You Can Create Boxtumes Using Amazon Prime Boxes: A Wheel Girls Version!

This post is sponsored by Amazon Prime. Halloween is right around the corner and my family is gearing up for our favorite holiday! Our neighborhood gets a ridiculous amount of trick-or-treaters and by that I mean I get like 600! I don’t know if that will be able to happen this year but I know …

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Donald Trump and Senator Thom Tillis Screwed Us Over With Their Poor Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak

I never thought we’d be in this position. I feel like, as an American, I almost had this false sense of security that things could never get this bad. Trump turned his nose at science and refused to let the facts guide him in his decisions. February was like a lost month while his administration …

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We Have a Healthcare Crisis in North Carolina. Here’s What’s Going On and What You Can Do to Change It.

Nearly 10 years ago, I laid on a hospital bed in the emergency room worrying about one thing: Would I ever walk again? I had been pushed into a pool at my bachelorette party and sustained a cervical spinal cord injury.  The movement and feeling instantly left my body the moment I hit the bottom. …

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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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