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Permobil M3 Corpus – my review

In January I got a new wheelchair – a Permobil M3 Corpus. It’s taken me a long time to write this review, because every time I went to do it, something happened, either to me or to the chair! Getting… Continue Reading…

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Wondering where I’ve been and what I’ve been doing?

I’ve outgrown this blog, it seems! Over the last couple of months I’ve developed a website, that you can find here, where I can put more than I can put in this blog. On it, you’ll find posts, that are… Continue Reading…

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Travelling While Disabled

I just got back from a really quick trip to Vancouver for a meeting. We flew there and back, with all the usual challenges that it brings. An added one greeted me on collecting the chair when I got off… Continue Reading…

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The power of the individual 

We often think that as an individual our actions are not enough to make a difference. That’s not always the case, and given the challenges with the new occupant of the White House, it’s more important than ever for us… Continue Reading…

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This is what accessibility looks like – or not – in the City of Kelowna

A quick recap. The City of Kelowna started designing a new action plan for something called Community for All Ages, and they said that it would benefit “seniors, children and people with diverse abilities”. There was little to no theoretical… Continue Reading…

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Quality of Life hits the road – part 3 – a story of three Ricks and a prescription 

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a blog entry, because in the whole of that time I have been obsessed with one thing – when will the Winnebago be ready to hit the road? Ian and Ric continued… Continue Reading…

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Quality of Life hits the road – Part 2!

I’m sure you’re all wondering where this story left off… Read on! To recap: Travelling has been getting a little difficult – the hotels rooms, the bathrooms, the hours, the eating out all the time. Our solution? A 1997 Winnebago… Continue Reading…

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A photo blog of my journey to my neurologist

Recently my MS has not been doing too well, so I have had to make a winter journey to my neurologist, which means flying. It’s no faster, just safer. I thought I would take photos of every step along the… Continue Reading…

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Quality of Life hits the road – Part 1!

What do you think about when you book a hotel room? Location? Price? Choosing between different room sizes and layouts? Choices, choices, choices! And how do you pay? Do you use Airmiles or other rewards? Clickety click! All done! Have… Continue Reading…

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Will someone please tell me how to pull my pants up?!?

I thought I would share my evening with you… I’m going to have to repeat a few things about myself, so my apologies to those of you who know the deal.  I’m a full time power chair user, but up… Continue Reading…

Michelle in wheelchair with lightsaber fighting Dart Vader

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