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

Guest Post – Meet the Pergers

09/06/2016 | 1 Comment

Hi, my name is Karen Perger. I am honoured to have been asked to do a guest post and lend a parents perspective and voice to Wheel Love. My husband Dave and I just celebrated our 30th anniversary. We have two kids; our son, Brandon, who will be 23 in a couple of weeks and our […]

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SCI – Spinal Cord Injury or Self Confidence Impairment?

08/24/2016 | 6 Comments

Our lives revolve around self confidence. From how you present yourself physically, to your choice in careers, to how you interact with other people. Your level of self confidence will dictate how you dress, whether you’re a wall flower or a social butterfly and even what you do for work. Remember your last job interview […]

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Wheel Love Problems

08/15/2016 | 35 Comments

This week on Wheel Love: As many problems as a wheelchair user may come across each and every day, there are also a few that us spouses come across. We decided it would be funny to show you some of our wheelchair problems. Check out our first episode of Wheel Love Problems! What other every […]

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Mom, Dad? My Boyfriend’s a Paraplegic…

08/04/2016 | 23 Comments

Every parent has hopes and aspirations for their child. From the moment they see that image at their very first ultrasound, they have a picture in their head, an entire storyline of how that baby’s life will play out. From their first steps, to halloween costumes, to family vacations; from the career they will have, […]

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10 Things We Learned from Dating Someone in a Wheelchair

07/25/2016 | 66 Comments

If you are new to the world of wheelchairs your life has probably been filled with new experiences and new information. Over the years we have learned many things about being in a relationship with someone in a wheelchair. Some lessons have been life altering, some lessons have hurt physically and some lessons leave us […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

07/14/2016 | 30 Comments

You can’t even pretend that you didn’t sing that line in your head as you read it! But yes, you read it correctly; we want to talk about sex. We figured we should put this one out there right away; lay it all on the table since right after “You’re such a good person!” always […]

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A response to all the people who have ever told us "You're such a good person!" when they find out our men are in wheelchairs.

Your Wheelchair Makes Me Awesome

07/02/2016 | 34 Comments

The fact that our men are in wheelchairs comes up in conversation almost daily. And soon after follows, “bless your heart,” or “you’re such a good person.” CHELSEA SAYS… Of course I’m a good person. When I met James I felt sorry for him. I instantly pushed my dreams and aspirations aside and made the […]

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A Guide to Spinal Cord Injury

06/22/2016 | 1 Comment

This video was done as part of a project for one of Sam’s classes in nursing school. The people interviewed are very near and dear to our hearts and we hope that once you hear their stories they will have stolen a little piece of your heart as well. Pushing on… Sam & Chelsea

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For James

06/22/2016 | 8 Comments

Chelsea put this video together for James for their 2nd anniversary. Watch them fall in love during their 2 crazy unforgettable years. Pushing on… Sam & Chelsea

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