Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: attitude

What is life like with a spinal cord injury?

Having a spinal cord injury changes some things forever, but you can still have a full and rewarding life. A saying among people who...

Question Time with Jai (Spinal Cord Injury)

https://youtu.be/4WUpyYBwrDs Jai’s life nearly ended after a dip in the ocean resulted in a high-level spinal injury. He explains how he's carved out a great...

A ‘freak’ accident sidelines lifelong athlete with severe spinal cord injury

Some people have natural athletic abilities, and Quebec-born Erin Saari, is one of them. “I’ve been playing sports my entire life. I grew up playing...

Why I Don’t Let Adversity Define My Life After Spinal Cord Injury

I love lacing up my turquoise Nike running shoes each morning. However, every time I leave my house, going for a jog is the furthest...

Common Myths about Spinal Cord Injuries

The internet can be a gift and a curse at the same time. It offers the potential of providing people with some very valuable...

Love – and a Little Help from New Friends – Keeps School Sweethearts’ Wedding...

Anna Claire Stokes had a wedding to coordinate. Thanks to her new Shepherd Center family, no spinal cord injury was going to derail her...

25 years later, former Lion Mike Utley won’t be defeated by spinal cord injury

FLINT, MI -- Nov. 17, 1991. Sunday afternoon. Pontiac Silverdome. The Detroit Lions were facing the Los Angeles Rams. At 50-years-old, Mike Utley can still tell...

Aday at a time: After tragic accident, Aday making strides in physical therapy

A hearty smile and a positive attitude are how Greg Aday approaches life each day. This outlook helps to guide Aday as he goes...

‘Can’t’ doesn’t exist for incredible boy who suffers from spinal cord injury

WATCH: Twelve-year-old Tai Young defies the odds and breaks down barriers. Susan Hay has the story in the latest Making a Difference. MARKHAM – This...

Indiana woman with quadriplegia embraces joys, challenges of motherhood

As each of her children grew inside her womb, Joni Vanderwoude felt nothing — not the fluttering first kicks in the beginning, not the...