Okay, so I’m attempting to do something about this weight that I’ve gained over the last 4 1/2 years thanks to #paralysis. I’ve gained probably somewhere between 25-35 lbs. since surgery gone wrong left me #paralyzed and a full time/permanent #wheelchair 🦼 user. Sadly, it’s very common for most people to gain extra weight when […]
My mind is racing in a million different directions…..where do I start. As you know by now, I’m a #little_person or #person_of_short_stature (a.k.a. #dwarf). What you need to understand is that back in 1960/1961 very little was known about #dwarfism and as a result I have never had any “specialized” care or “specialized” doctors, etc.
It’s been a difficult week for US. It’s #Valentine’s Day 💕week yet we have struggled every night. I miss US! I hate 😡 what #paralysis has done to US. I miss those special gestures we use to do.
After my surgery gone wrong left me #paralyzed from my waist down back in June 2016, #mobility and #independence came to a screeching halt! About 8 months later,
Being unable to do things and unable to go places with the “friends” you once had makes it very difficult to be social, hence comes social #isolation. Sadly after a life altering situation many, perhaps even most, people will eventually end up isolated and alone due to no fault of their own.