Being a quadriplegic living with paralysis kind of sucks

Being a quadriplegic living with paralysis kind of sucks I know what you’re thinking, “well of course it sucks.” And I would tend to agree with that statement because as a whole it does kind of suck. But oh there is a silver lining in that black cloud of quadriplegia. “What?” you say? “There is …

People Are Assholes

People Are Assholes I want to believe that people are inherently good and want to do good things. Only until recently I’ve learned that people are assholes. Not to say there are not good people out there that care and don’t attempt to take advantage of everything that comes their way. But unfortunately I have …

Opinion: Pitfalls of US Stem Cell Research

According to the NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SPINAL CORD STATISTICS there are currently 270,000 recorded spinal cord injuries in the US alone. Increasing at a rate of 12,000 annually our particular percentage of the population is minuscule (1). Which leads to the first pitfall for US stem cell research for SCI (spinal cord injury): Because of …