Tag: wheelchair

  • Absolutes, hope and MS

    Absolutes, hope and MS

    In our house we say, “In case of emergency, break glass.” It’s important to us to have some sort of “safety net.”

  • My MS in September

    My MS in September

    It’s September and back to routine so I thought I would share my morning routine with you.

  • Stress and my “clutter threshold”

    Stress and my “clutter threshold”

    We all have our own “clutter threshold,” the point at which all the stuff we own has become overwhelming. That if we live above it, our space is out of control and hard to keep clean, but if we can declutter down below it, our space at least stays manageable.

  • Lorna’s brief history of the ADA

    Lorna’s brief history of the ADA

    As an MSer, I feel like I’m kinda late to the party with regards to understanding how important the ADA is. I was diagnosed in 1991 but didn’t really experience physical disability until later in my life. Why I care   The NMSS says “The ADA covers almost everyone with MS — not only people […]

  • Group wheelchair posing

    Group wheelchair posing

    I’m no longer embarrassed by my chair; I kind of like it in the photo now. I’ve started collecting pictures of other people in wheelchairs like these as sample poses.

  • Where I live

    Where I live

    When I was diagnosed, I was counseled to go home and make plans to be in a wheelchair. Wow.

  • My wheelchair

    We got a used one on Craigslist. How will I know when it is time to use it?