Life with Ataxia

I often share my experiences of living with Ataxia. You know, the BIG things like using a wheelchair for the first time, going to University, or choosing to become a parent. I don’t have the answers, but people find my experiences useful in their own lives. I have collected those posts together.

a man in a wheelchair silhouetted in a church doorway, the bride leans forward to kiss him

A Wheelchair, Me? – Never.

When I was diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia at fifteen, I swore, and really believed, I would take my own life before using one. What triggered this reaction and what changed my mind?

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Can I Hope Again?

I have had to reassess my relationship with hope and my whole identity after a wonderful development that could change everything.

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