Tuesday, July 14, 2015

7.14.13 .... It's been 2 years. Wow!

On July 14, 2013 I was riding my bike and a woman in a rush who didn't properly follow driving protocol tboned me with her car.  Since that day I have undergone 21 diagnostic procedures, 16 guided injections, 2 major hip surgeries, 1 major misdiagnosis, 100's of appointments with doctors, specialists and therapists and will continue to fight to regain the abilities I had prior to this accident and to live without being in constant pain. I have been disregarded, misdiagnosed and made to feel like my pain doesn't exist and all of this because one woman couldn't take an extra 10 seconds to use caution while driving her car and the apartment building she was exiting didn't have proper mirrors up.  These types of accidents are sadly happening all too frequently and the solution is so simple; Make full stops at stops signs, take an extra second to double check that you're all clear to go and stop rushing so much. With life moving at such a fast pace sometimes we try to cut corners in an attempt to keep up and these corner can cut someone's life short or alter it forever. So on the anniversary of the day that changed my life forever and with the most gratitude in my heart that I survived, I urge you all to help make the roads safer for everyone on them and start taking a few extra seconds for safety checks. Be safe and drive carefully!


  1. after 45 years of driving I've come to hate cars -
    it's much more satisfying to walk (slowly)