Tag Archives: disabled

the page turned and now it seems anything is possible

All we’ve ever wanted, a simple device that could help her turn the page. For the last 6 years, one of the most frequent things Chelsea has said is “Next Page”. Reading is one of the main pleasures in her … Continue reading

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Just a normal morning – and then some!

Chelsea broke her wheelchair this morning –  the obvious question is how but the real question is why.

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Straits Times, page B6 – 17th July 2013

Some great publicity today in advance of the Dreamcatchers event on Friday at Sculpture Square.  Getting some great feedback on my facebook page for the paintings which we loved but it is always good when other people like your work too. Can’t … Continue reading

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Paintability

One year ago Chelsea was so lost that she asked me why we had not just let her die. She was 12 at the time. The challenges and angst of a normal teenager trying to cope with the middle school … Continue reading

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Forget R what about the S Word

Advocating for Chelsea has required me to absorb a huge amount of new information.  Medical and scientific sites are second nature to me and I can google a symptom or concomitant drug reaction with the best of them however the thing … Continue reading

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Make a Wish

Some really nice people from the Make a Wish Foundation in Singapore came over to talk to Chelsea to see if they could make a wish come true for her. Problem:  She doesn’t know what to wish for, apart from … Continue reading

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Two Girls on Wheels

Very excited today not because of the Royal Wedding but because Kristine came to visit we haven’t seen her for years and had completely lost touch. It was so great for the girls to catch up and find out what … Continue reading

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