Posts tagged "wheelchair"

Killing Yourself Over a Disability

Until this morning, I had never heard Christina Shymanski’s name.  Her smiling picture popped up on a news source.  Her story… broke my heart.  Christina made the decision last fall to starve herself to death.  It took two months before she drew her final breath. Her reason for leaving this earth began with an accident... Read more »

Sandy Morgan: Cerebral Palsy Doesn't Keep Her From Dancing and Skydiving

When Sandy Morgan wakes up each morning, she has to have a cup of coffee before she turns on her computer and begins her day.  But Sandy doesn’t get the jitters from the extra dose of caffeine; instead, her muscles do a different dance due to cerebral palsy. I was introduced to Sandy via SendOutCards,... Read more »

Meeting Chad Hymas

I was doing a search on Twitter for people with disabilities when the name, @chadlhymas came up.  At the age of 27, Chad Hymas’ life took an unexpected path when a bale of hay fell on him and broke his neck.  A year and half later, Chad broke a world record by wheeling from Utah to Las... Read more »
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