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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Swag Shop

Wheel Love Swag is finally here!

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Latest Posts

Baby Making: Sam and Shawn’s Story

07/12/2017 | 21 Comments

Ever since I was little, I knew I wanted kids of my own. My plan was to graduate high school, go to law school, get married and have 2 kids, all before 25. What can I say, I was ambitious.

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Baby Making 101: All the Boring Medical Stuff

06/19/2017 | 10 Comments

Disclaimer: The content contained in this post may be graphic and not suitable for all ages… or for reading at work. Reader discretion is advised! Also, to our parents… you might want to stop here!

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A Positive Spin

04/27/2017 | 6 Comments

I find the majority of the population would look at James and I with pity, assuming our life is difficult and unfortunate. Maybe, in hindsight, it is a little bit….

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Breaking Down Stereotypes

03/30/2017 | 11 Comments

Okay, it’s time for a full-on rant. Maybe it’s just the pregnancy hormones talking, but lately I’ve noticed myself getting more frustrated by people who stereotype my husband.

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The Fine Line Between Advocate and @$$hole

03/17/2017 | 6 Comments

Disclaimer: This blog post contains coarse language and may be offensive to some readers. Reader discretion is advised. ad·vo·cate (noun): one who supports or promotes the interests of a cause or group ass·hole (noun): a stupid, annoying, or detestable person By definition, these two words are completely different. But, when you’re passionate about something, whether […]

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Wheel Love Announcement!!!

03/03/2017 | 11 Comments

That’s right, it still works! It’s been a long time coming, but we are super excited to announce that we are expecting our first baby! He or she will be making their entrance in late September. We will keep you updated on our triumphs and challenges as we go! We are already so in love! […]

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Wheel Love Problems 2

02/16/2017 | 6 Comments

This week on Wheel Love we bring you Wheel Love Problems #2! As we have said before, there are countless problems that wheelchair users encounter in their everyday routines, but there are also some that us spouses encounter. So, enjoy episode 2, let us know if you can relate and share your wheel love problems […]

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Leaving on a Jet Plane – Tips and Tricks

02/06/2017 | 13 Comments

Planning a trip can be stressful at the best of times. Planning a trip when you have to take accessibility concerns into account adds an extra level to that stress, but it is so worth it! We love to travel with our wheel love’s and have gotten a lot of requests to do a post […]

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Your Chair Doesn’t Disappoint Me, But…

01/27/2017 | 34 Comments

Disappointment (noun): the feeling of sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations. Everyone has been disappointed; in a situation, in a person, in an event, in a set of circumstances, in themselves. It’s that moment when you realize that your expectations don’t quite match your reality and you find yourself […]

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