I am not inspirational

1 Apr

I am not inspirational: the point of view from the spouse of someone with a spinal cord injury.


Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

21 Oct

Let’s wait to see if the results can be replicated with other patients in other countries. Nevertheless, this is very interesting news.


While many people in the SCI community have denounced this latest news as little more than a media stunt, there is more to the story than meets the eye, as the following one hour BBC documentary shows.



What it feels like to be paralyzed

20 Oct

One person’s view:


In search of the man who broke my neck

17 Mar

In this TED talk, journalist Josh Prager examines catastrophe, destiny, forgiveness and closure. Have you had a similar experience? Is forgiving yourself different from forgiving someone else?


broken neck


Benefits of FES

18 Sep

Benefits of FES

A good article on functional electrical stimulation, and why people with limited mobility should be using it. I am very happy to have the opportunity to use this technology.



6 Sep

 It’s good to have friends


Sierra Safari

2 Sep

 An excellent piece on why we fly. Hike and fly was what I was doing when I was injured.