Caregiver Burnout (Guest Blogger)

Thank you to Wishart Brain and Spine Law for contributing this useful article about Caregiver Burnout.. yes.. its a very real, very under discussed issue in our community! Caregiver Burnout It is 6 am and your alarm clock is signaling the start of your day. There is no snooze option for you.  Long before anyone […]

Elena Surprises Her Boyfriend With.. Jamie Oliver!

I pulled off the best surprise for my boyfriend Dan, aka Quadchef By Elena Pauly, WAGS of SCI Co-Founder   Health and nutrition after spinal cord injury are so, so, so important. Sadly, the hospital systems resort heavily on sugary, supplementary “nutritional”, drinks such as Boost to help an individuals gain back weight after a […]

Sensual Solutions – Intimate Care for Adults With Disabilities

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We’ve all heard about this – and now it is becoming more accepted in society. Its called “medically assisted sex” and it’s aim is to professionally help those with severe disabilities explore sexuality with a professional. We asked Trish St.John, founder of Sensual Solutions, a company with seasoned professionals who assist individuals and couples with […]

An Open Letter For Caregiver Policy Change

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As many of you already know, WAGS of SCI is heavily involved in caregivers rights and advocacy We are located in Vancouver, BC Canada, and have recently met with our MLA (Member of Legislative Assembly) in the BC Government in order to advocate for paid spousal and common law caregiver support. The result of that […]

Accessible Date Ideas For Couples Staying Home

“Date” Day (and Night) Ideas For Couples Staying In! With all the chaos and panic happening in the world these past few months surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, most of us in the SCI community are laying low and staying cautious. A lot of us are self isolating and informing ourselves on what we can do […]

Pandemic or the SCI Life

By Elena Pauly, Co-Founder, WAGS of SCI   For the first time in a long time, our planet is moving through a major shift. The quickness of it all is coming to a quick stillness. It feels as though last week, we were all moving through our daily lives monotonously. Going to work, grocery shopping, […]

What Are Your Feelings Trying To Tell You In Times Of Turmoil?

Hi WAGS! It’s Brooke here 🙂 I know its been a long time since we have posted anything on this blog, and that’s going to change. Elena and I are going to start posting more frequently on here and sharing our thoughts with you all because it’s important during this time of turmoil in the […]

Kassandra Jensen + Eric Howk

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Meet Kassandra and Eric, from Seattle! It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when Eric and I first met. It was sometime in Seattle in 2005. There was never a formal meeting or anything specific that we can recall; we simply floated in the same social pools and lived in the same neighborhoods. He was a musician […]