Getting around in my leg braces on crutches is slow and I’ve fallen many times.My wheelchair is safer and faster but I cannot stand up to reach things without the leg braces.
About a year ago I started wearing long leg braces and using crutches to maneuver around the building.
It’s much easier than getting a wheelchair through crowded hallways and elevators.
I am a paraplegic, paralyzed from just above my waist down to my feet.
I have been a paraplegic since I was a little girl. My legs are very thin and flaccid, but I still think of myself as attractive, even sexy.
The braces start at the tops of my thighs and go down to knee locks so I can bend my legs if I’m sitting.
From there they go down to my ankles where I can attach any number of shoes I like to wear.
This is the story of how I met Jeff and our first date together. Jeff doesn’t seem to mind dating paraplegic girls or that I’m handicapped. I still can’t believe, if I wasn’t running late for work that day, we may have never met.
Being in a rush, I decided to go in my wheelchair, without the leg braces I usually wear.
Most of the reasons I have been given for not dating paraplegic girls are based on false beliefs.
I work in a big wheelchair friendly office building where I have to go from room to room a lot.
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