It’s coming up to a year since I elected to have my leg amputated. So my achievements this week are made all the more poignant. The main one being.. racing the actual racing bike – for its very first time!
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I’ve been bold this week. Tried some things I haven’t tried, put myself into places that will challenge me mentally and physically (in an exciting way) aaaand I have a show and tell.. my brand new custom wheelchair.
Continue reading “#205 Amputee life: new wheelchair, new cycling kit, new opportunities”
We have had it pretty easy in NZ compared to the rest of the world when it comes to COVID. Lock down does still present it’s challenges though.. and my week ends with an exciting package!
Continue reading “#204 A week in my life: coming out of lock down”
I had so many comments and questions about how I actually went about teaching myself how to ride again that I thought I would explain my process – step by step. (Maybe it will save you some time too!)
Continue reading “#203 How to learn to ride a bike again as an amputee”
There are a lot of ways people can be classified as disabled. Did you know that there is a category in the Paralympics for intellectual disability – which includes autism? My disability might be physical and outwardly visible (sometimes) but I discovered something else this week that is an invisible addition to that physical disability.
Continue reading “#202 Don’t outwardly judge disability”