Category: Guest Bloggers

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Q & A with Emily Ladau

Blog site:  WordsIWheelBy.com How long have you been blogging? I’ve been blogging for just over a year and it’s been such an adventure! (Blog post: 5 Lessons I Learned From My 1st Year of Blogging) Describe yourself in 3 words. Passionate, persistent, dedicated Your favorite blog to visit? I absolutely love reading about the Smith…

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Q & A with Blogger Priscilla Hedlin

Blog site:  WheelchairMommy.com How long have you been blogging? I started blogging before it was blogging. I had my first website in 1999 on a geocities site. Describe yourself in 3 words. Devoted, resourceful and passionate First thing you do when you wake up? Drink coffee and check my email. Last thing you do before you…

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Q & A with Jamie Goodwin

Blogging via Facebook.com/Wheelin’ Weightloss Why did you start blogging? I started writing and sharing my story to inspire others to lose weight and to have accountability partners in return. If you could give your page a permanent hashtag what would it be? #noexcueshere Gadget/”trick” you use that makes life in a wheelchair a little easier? Ask for help. People…

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Lucky Break: A Love Story

“Lucky Break: A Love Story” by Belinda Ann Begley is a captivating true story about how Begley met, fell in love, and shared an amazing life with the late Kirk Kilgour, a C4 complete quadriplegic – the result of an accident while training with the Italian National Volleyball Team in 1976 (at age 28) –…

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Transfers, Travel Tips and Bladder Management On A Crowded Flight

I’ve always enjoyed traveling. One of my favorite movies is the 2009 comedy-drama “Up in the Air.” I easily identify with the main character, Ryan Bingham, played by George Clooney. Bingham, who loves his job although it requires him to fly around the country, has a goal of accumulating 10 million frequent flyer miles, putting…

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The Most Politically Powerful Paraplegic on the Planet

Ecuador is known as a biological diverse paradise: From active volcanoes and the Andean highlands, to the Amazon rainforest and the Galapagos Islands. But paradise for Ecuadorians with disabilities? Not so much.  Until recently it was rare to see wheelchair users out in public. People with severe disabilities were treated as outcasts and hidden from…

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Is It Time To Replace Your Cushion?

“How do I know when it’s time to replace my cushion?” This is an important question that frequently comes up at consumer shows, a question that has a several answers. Read to learn more!

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Will 90210 TV Show’s Riley Be Hospitalized With A Pressure Ulcer?

Move over Artie Abrams from Glee, there is another wheelchair-using character on TV, this time it’s Riley Wallace, a 20-something paraplegic who was introduced this fall in the fifth season of 90210 on The CW Network. Unfortunately, like Artie, once again Hollywood ignored the talented pool of SAG (Screen Actors Guild) performers with disabilities who…

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