SDR

A Brief Glance Inside

Maldives, South Asia, 2020 - An empty Maldivian Resort gym Source: Gym Stock photos by Vecteezy As a semi-companion to my last post, I thought I'd give an update on my personal training. A glance inside, if you will. You all know by now that training is key to my recovery from SDR surgery, right?… Continue reading A Brief Glance Inside

Daily Life

Being Physically Disabled During A Pandemic, Part II

So, my first post on this topic was written all the way back in March of 2020, a year ago. Things have changed quite a bit since then. Here's how. In those days, I'd just had SDR. I went to physical therapy four times a week, Monday thru Thursday. It was hard but necessary work.… Continue reading Being Physically Disabled During A Pandemic, Part II

Daily Life, Dreams, Fears, Hopes, SDR

Being Physically Disabled During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has now invaded pretty much all aspects of our daily lives. It's on everybody's mind, on all TV sets turned to the news channel. Society is afraid and the media breeds on fear. I'm willing to bet that disabled folks out there are afraid, too. Disabled lives are just as valuable as… Continue reading Being Physically Disabled During a Pandemic

Dreams, Fears, Hopes

My First Ever Visit to the Gynecologist

Proper gynecological care for women with physical disabilities is a must; a necessity. Oftentimes, we are overlooked because of the misconception that we are not, and will never be, sexually active. We are so frequently viewed as medical objects that we are disassociated–we sometimes even do it to ourselves–from the reality that we are in… Continue reading My First Ever Visit to the Gynecologist