About Us

Lessons in life, love and wheelies Real life stories from two normal (…ok, somewhat normal) girls living extraordinary lives with men who don’t let their wheelchairs define them.

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Chelsea

My mother was pregnant with me while she worked in a spinal cord rehabilitation unit. I looked at her the other day and the light bulb went off. “Of course!” I yelled out, “I was literally born to love someone in a wheelchair!”

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Sam

I was born, raised, and currently reside in the Okanagan Valley (what can I say, it’s gorgeous here!). I’m 31 and work full time as a nurse, although I am currently on maternity leaving, taking care of the most beautiful baby boy in the world (I may be biased).

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Wheel Love Swag is finally here!

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Latest Posts

Celebrating the Day You Were Injured

06/25/2019 | 5 Comments

Call it an anniversary, a re-birthday, a second chance day, a chair-versary, an injur-versary, or call it nothing, but everyone in a chair has one; the day you were injured, or the day your body decided it needed wheels to move about. Some people hate that day; they try to ignore it each year when […]

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The Day I Realized I’m Not Superwoman

01/25/2019 | 11 Comments

I think all parents hope to raise their daughters to be intelligent, strong, independent women; women who can think and do for themselves, who are successful and who don’t rely on anyone else as a source of their happiness. I believe my parents did that very well. I have always prided myself on being independent […]

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Wheel Love Halloween Costumes

10/03/2018 | 2 Comments

So, apparently it’s fall now (Bring back summer!! We aren’t ready for snow!). But, fall means Halloween, which means copious amounts of candy and trying to figure out what you are going to dress up as. After a few years of hilarious Halloween Vegas trips, scouring the internet, and some epic costumes, we thought that […]

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Unapologetically Wheel Love

09/22/2018 | 34 Comments

Lately we have been getting a lot of negative feedback; people telling us that we are too positive and they can’t relate, that the things we post about don’t accurately portray life with a spinal cord injury, that Wheel Love isn’t unique. Everyone is entitled to their opinions and their feelings and we aren’t out […]

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Baby Raising: The First Four Months

02/02/2018 | 24 Comments

I blinked.   That feels like all it took. I was massively pregnant, more uncomfortable than I had ever been and positive that the baby was never actually going to come, but then I blinked.

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4 Lessons from 4 Years Together

01/26/2018 | 10 Comments

On January 14th I woke up to a lazy Sunday morning. With wild woman hair and mascara smudged from the day before, I emerge from our bedroom like a bear coming out of hibernation.

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2017 Wheel Love Christmas Wish List

11/30/2017 | 6 Comments

It’s that time of year again! The time of year when you start to decorate for Christmas; a tree, lights, garland, tinsel. It’s the time of year when you start to think about finding that perfect gift for your loved ones. You’ve done some research, Googled the top gift ideas for 2017 and still haven’t […]

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Our Accessible Road Trip 2017

11/08/2017 | 3 Comments

James and I share the same love for road trips and try to embark on one or two adventures a year on the road. This year was no exception as we just got back from a two week holiday driving south of the Okanagan to the US.

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Wheel Love’s No Laugh Vibrator Challenge

08/08/2017 | 4 Comments

Here goes nothing! Disclaimer: This post may not be suitable for younger audiences, for at work, or again, for our parents.

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