• Wheelie True Stories

    The Day I Realized I’m Not Superwoman

    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 to the point of stubbornness and although some people may see that as a character fault, I don’t. I believe that because of this I am able to constantly learn and accomplish things that are far outside of my comfort zone. I think for myself, I do what I want, I feel successful and I…

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    Wheel Love Announcement!!!

    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! Pushing on… Sam & Shawn

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    Wheel Love Problems 2

    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 with us! PS – Please know that these videos are meant to be funny exaggerations of our every day lives. Our wheel loves are both very independent, very capable men who are kind enough to let us make fun of them.

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    Your Chair Doesn’t Disappoint Me, But…

    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 feeling defeated. It’s an unfortunate, inevitable part of life. It can lead to regret, it can lead to depression, it can lead to anger, it can lead to resentment. So what do you do? Do you lower your expectations in the hopes that next time your disappointment won’t be quite so bad? Do you stop…