March 15, 2018

I was asked to share my journey through life with a spinal cord injury with the audience. This is my journey.

February 28, 2018

I was injured playing Rugby in Brisbane at the age of 19 and spent the next 8 months in the Princess Alexandra Hospital Spinal Unit. With a very high level spinal injury, I couldn’t eat, drink, speak, breathe, feel or move, all I could do was see and hear. My only mean...

February 1, 2018

February's blog starts in Las Vegas, yep: Sin City. I was half way through a 4 month visit to Project Walk when I took a nice little 6 hour road trip to meet a friend in Las Vegas for the night. I told myself I had earned it, all that hard work in the gym; this would b...

December 29, 2017

My Mum has always been my biggest supporter and this year at Christmas she gave me a bangle with the words “Choose Your Hard” engraved on it. Inside the box was a small card that read:

Life isn’t always easy, and we all have our battles to overcome each day. We do howev...

December 7, 2017

A child’s perspective is a beautiful thing. To be able to see the world through their fresh, untouched and unbiased eyes would be an incredible experience. I started writing this blog two nights ago and went to sleep struggling with inspiration for it, then yesterday n...

August 14, 2017

 I am fast approaching the 13th anniversary of my accident - August 17, 2004. Every year as this date gets closer it causes me to pause for a little and take a look at where I am, how far I have come and where I would like to go. This year I paused and with a litt...

June 29, 2017

Ryan doesn't work here, but let me introduce you to him and by the end you'll understand why Ryan gets his own 'day'. 

I cried the whole one hour drive home from work the day I met Ryan. I can't pinpoint what it was about him in particular that left me inconsolable duri...

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