I’m a lifelong ambulatory wheelchair user, meaning I’ve been disabled since birth, and I both walk and ride. In my early twenties, around the time I got married, I was using my manual everyday wheelchair about 60% of the time.
We have always been drawn to stories of people that faced tragedy or extreme hardship and found fulfillment in their lives. Despite conditions beyond their control, they overcame overwhelming obstacles and pursued a joyous life. Life presented us with this challenge 15 years ago.