A helping hand so readily offered to wheelchair-users

I never cease to be surprised by the willingness of people to offer a helping hand. Regular readers will know that, because of mobility problems resulting from multiple sclerosis, I use a wheelchair. Several times recently when out and about in my wheelchair, while Lisa stayed at home, members of the public have been read … Continue reading A helping hand so readily offered to wheelchair-users

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Even a little independence is a great feeling

If you have mobility problems, getting out and about is extremely difficult. And doing so without the constant presence of a helper, assistant, or caregiver is something that is next to impossible. As multiple sclerosis affects my left side, I cannot propel myself in a manual wheelchair. So, forget any thoughts of independence. It's just … Continue reading Even a little independence is a great feeling

Wheelchair user’s dream: Motorized, foldable and lightweight

As regular readers will know, I am a bit of an advocate when it comes to accessibility and mobility issues and, from time to time, do address these subjects. Those subjects are of particular interest to me as I have to use a wheelchair as my mobility is severely restricted because of multiple sclerosis. Occasionally, … Continue reading Wheelchair user’s dream: Motorized, foldable and lightweight