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April Showers Us with Hope

Posted by Heather Krill in Life After Paralysis on April 02, 2021# Lifestyle We have never made a big deal out of the Easter Bunny, nor have we returned to church since COVID. To be honest, our participation in religion has been sporadic, but we both felt it was important to raise our children with a faith connection. And here… Continue reading April Showers Us with Hope

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​Taking Time and Teamwork

Posted by Heather Krill in Life After Paralysis on March 30, 2021# Lifestyle Daylight savings occurs on March 14, when we turn the clocks one hour ahead, providing one hour of additional sunlight. The transition is always a weird one for children and adults alike, depending on sleep schedules, work and school, and early mornings, etc. But after a week… Continue reading ​Taking Time and Teamwork

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, March 18: “Paralympic Primetime: A First”

Posted by Heather Krill in Life After Paralysis on March 18, 2021# Adaptive Sports Three years ago, I was lucky enough to get an interview with Paralympic skier Andrew Kurka and wrote an article for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation entitled “Why We Should Watch the Paralympics.” Still, coverage was sporadic and hard to follow at best, despite amazingly talented athletes… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, March 18: “Paralympic Primetime: A First”

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​Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “Love in the Time of COVID”

Posted by Heather Krill in Life After Paralysis on February 25, 2021# Lifestyle There was a fascinating work of fiction published back in 1985 titled Love in the Time of Cholera written by Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez. I was only 11 years old when the book came out. I did not read it until later in college. While I loved… Continue reading ​Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “Love in the Time of COVID”

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “February Snow Daze”

Posted by Heather Krill in Life After Paralysis on February 23, 2021# Lifestyle Our kids are of the age where there has been some talk of earning an allowance. This is tricky to navigate because we want them to understand that some chores are just part of life and expected while others are extra helpful and maybe warrant an additional… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “February Snow Daze”

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “Braving Risk and Reward with the COVID-19 Vaccine”

Posted by Heather Krill in Life After Paralysis on January 31, 2021# COVID-19 My husband Geoff, also a T7 paraplegic, received his first COVID-19 vaccine dose this week; he asked for it in his leg instead of his arm, which they accommodated since he can’t feel his legs. There are more than a few reasons why we jumped at the chance to… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “Braving Risk and Reward with the COVID-19 Vaccine”

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “The Perfectly Imperfect Holiday Card”

Posted by Heather Krill in Life After Paralysis on December 21, 2020# Lifestyle We send out holiday cards like many families, this year fewer cards but carrying the same well-meaning intentions for health, love, and laughter for friends and family near and far. Over the years, we have been more or less successful. There was the time I wanted to… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “The Perfectly Imperfect Holiday Card”

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Blog: “Janus for January: God of Beginnings and Transitions”

Posted by Heather Krill in Life After Paralysis on January 14, 2021# Lifestyle I could have written this blog about our daughter having to quarantine due to being a close contact at school; I could have equally about how much my husband Geoff and I are eagerly anticipating being able to get ahold of a COVID vaccine. No concerns here–… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Blog: “Janus for January: God of Beginnings and Transitions”

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation: “All Through the Village, Happy New Year!”

Posted by Heather Krill in Life After Paralysis on December 30, 2020# Lifestyle As December sprints to the finish line and 2021 lies ahead, we hope to wish you all a happy and healthy New Year. Many people have written a variation on the theme of needing 2020 to end as quickly as possible, but, as history teaches us time… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation: “All Through the Village, Happy New Year!”

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What You Appreciate When Your Car Becomes Your Ski Lodge

My green Subaru Outback, like my daughter, will be turning 10 this spring. We have spent an unusual amount of time warming up in her this winter season as we are a ski family. She has also become our ski lodge for boot changing and eating lunch and drinking hot cocoa. First, let me be… Continue reading What You Appreciate When Your Car Becomes Your Ski Lodge