Tag Archives: Tracy Todd

Driving Miss Tracy

We were sitting at a restaurant – on the deck overlooking a busy road and car park.  The location was not wildly exciting.  Exhaust fumes and seafood are not meant to be complementary, I know, and the annoying droning of … Continue reading

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Quadriplegia for Dummies

Quadriplegia (my life) For Dummies (yeah YOU). It took me a long time to understand what it means to be a quadriplegic.  Most of you cannot begin to imagine what my life is like.  I’m assuming that many people would … Continue reading

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My First Time: Dancing with Waves

Aaah first-times.  Mmmm…. No, I’m not talking about only sex. I’m talking about those defining moments in our lives. Like an old photograph, most memories fade.  But somehow first-times stick in our minds forever – some good, some bad – shaping … Continue reading

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A Feast of Trials

This weekend, I was invited out to dinner with some very dear friends.  I never hesitated and accepted the invitation, gratefully – especially since I have been suffering from a severe bout of cabin fever lately. If truth be told, … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

I have a beautiful house.  I’m spoilt.  I know.  And I am appreciative.  Promise. It’s not perfect.  The only thing it really lacks is a view – and someone special – but that’s a story for another day.  Otherwise, the … Continue reading

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Touched by Angels

On Friday night I received something priceless – a gift so affecting and moving – something that no amount of money can ever buy.  Unexpectedly, the doorbell rang at around 5-ish.  I was surprised when my care assistant said that … Continue reading

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How I Lost My Legs by Roy Heine

Many of you have been asking me about Sexy Legs.  In a special guest post, this is his story.  How I Lost My Legs. written by Roy Heine (a.k.a. Comrades Legs)  A few years ago I thought I had it … Continue reading

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Life Is a Holiday

Most people I know have the pleasure of planning and looking forward to an annual holiday or, at the very least, every second year. Options are plentiful and there is an abundance of choice from camping to luxurious destinations along the … Continue reading

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Who’s Worthy?

For the past twelve-and-a-bit years I have been fighting to prove my worth to humanity.  Sheesh!  It’s been a long time!  I’ve been sitting for a long, long time.  Your legs are tired of walking?  Hey, my butt is tired … Continue reading

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Insomnia I Can’t Sleep with You

I’m tired.  So tired. I need sleep.  So, what’s the problem? The solution is simple.  Really? Just go to bed and go to sleep.  Hmmm… I have always been a bad sleeper.  More significantly, I am a worrier.  I prefer … Continue reading

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