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Advantages of Being a Quadriplegic

It’s easy to focus on what’s wrong in your life and most people would think that it’s inconceivable to find anything positive about being a quadriplegic. But when I started writing a list of advantages of being paralysed from the … Continue reading

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Through the Lens

Feeling tired and hungry during a shopping trip at the local mall, my folks and I decided to have a quick lunch before heading home. It was still early and the restaurant wasn’t very busy, thankfully. I chose a table … Continue reading

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Breakdown

After spending a wonderful weekend in Pretoria, celebrating my birthday with special friends and spending time watching my son play cricket, we were back on the road travelling home early on Sunday afternoon. I was sitting in the front passenger … Continue reading

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In the Shower with…

Eyes closed, I see myself standing alone in a glass cubicle. The water, a little hotter than necessary, is cascading over my head and down the natural curves of my body. The glass fogs up as the steam rises off … Continue reading

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Walking on Wheels

If the prospect of being transferred into a wheelchair lifts one’s spirit it says something. For me it speaks of a temporary relief from the absolute frustration of not being able to move any part of my body below my … Continue reading

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Gentleman, Goodbye

We made eye contact.  I held his gaze, firm and steady, for what felt like the longest time ever. His unique, green eyes looked familiar and ever-adoring.  There was no mistaking his love for me – a love so pure … Continue reading

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Blog Value

I haven’t written a blog post in a long time, I know.  And I must apologise. I can give you many reasons why but they will just all seem like excuses.  So, I’m not even going to try. The purpose … Continue reading

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