I Am Wheelchair Bound

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    Wheels of Freedom

     i am an amputee   right below knee thanks to an iraqi bullet but i am up and mobile 99% of the time and theres not mmany whole men can keep up with me. occaisionally ill have stump problems that force me to slow down and this is one of those times.thank god when we...
    solopodal solopodal
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2009

    Toooo Alone

     I didn't want  to give up trying to find friends who  I could visit with....somebody out there.  My children and their families all livein other towns. As I became more and more unable to stand, I realized I had to sell my home and move into an apartment. It'sall new to me...
    catz64 catz64
    2 Responses Jun 5, 2011

    I Am A Guy In A Wheelchair

    I was born with a birth defect called spina bifida and am in a wheelchair full time.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25
    31-35, M
    Apr 18, 2013

    Dancing Dream

    Ever since i was put in a wheelchair i still wish only one thing was different about me, that i could dance again!!! I loved ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and everything and I only want to dance again watching dance makes me feel as happy but the physical feeling is just not the...
    pandachairwithwheels pandachairwithwheels
    13-15, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2012

    Hey I'm holly I'm in a wheelchair I got my

    first chair when I was 4 I wasn't born like it I just got sick the doctors didn't know what it was and still doesn't know they said I was gonna die by age 10 I'm almost 18 I really wanna make friends on here that are like me no one in my school is in one so sometimes I'm kinda...
    Hollybird17 Hollybird17
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2015

    New To The Chair.

    I am retired Military and was struck by a 55 gallion oil drum during a hurricane while serving in Panama City. This happened in 1984 and only within the past 2 months have I gone to depending on a wheel chair to get around.
    MDrifter MDrifter
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 2, 2009
    Incontinentanddisabled Incontinentanddisabled
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 30, 2015

    Changing The Lives Of Wheelchair Users.

    I have been in a wheel chair for the past 11 years, spinal cord injury from a car accident. I have exceeded all expectations and gotton back the use of my right leg, but still no left leg which has me wheelchair bound. because I have experierienced all the limitations of being...
    dgreatd dgreatd
    1 Response Nov 13, 2010

    San Diego Womens Wheelchair Basketball

    Looking for athletes living near San Diego, CA who would like to play on a women's wheelchair basketball team. Visit www.sdasf.org for more information or call the office at 619-336-1806.
    gruje gruje
    Jul 7, 2012

    Happy To Be Learning More

    Hello--I have been enjoying reading your experiences and have been doing public relations and working with a woman in a wheelchair who has a service dog that aids her in daily living. It is striking to me how simple tasks are challenging and she says it has become increasingly...
    audreystrong audreystrong
    Apr 17, 2012

    I Ve Been In A Wheelchair For 3 Yrs Now

    I was in a tragic pedistrian versus car accident with my son three years ago. To say the least it has changed my life drastically. My son did not survive. I woke up in a hospital to find out not only will I not walk again, but that my son died. 11 days before. I was in ICU and...
    mobchic mobchic
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

    I guess I don't really know how to start this,

    I'll probably try this like a blog. I am in a wheelchair, I had surgery to my leg and remove a tumor, they had to slice up the muscle, so until it grows back I'll be in here. I live in an apartment, so no ramps and 20 steps of stairs. My dad.carried me up the first time and...
    longxstory longxstory
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 13, 2015
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