All November long we will be sharing various stories and awareness pieces all over our social media platforms in order to bring attention to the nuanced needs of Caregivers around the world. Our hopes is to inspire others and create more conversation pieces around the real life celebrations, struggles and issues caregivers face. Read on […]
From The Founders
WAGS of SCI Founders Co-Authoring Major Scientific Study For Caregivers
WAGS of SCI Founders Elena Pauly and Brooke Pagé now Co- Authors On A Major New Study On Caregivers The study is taking place now, with the goal to create more TOOLS to help Caregivers around the world. When Brooke and Elena’s partners sustained their Spinal Cord Injuries, they were essentially alone in their journey […]
Pain and SCI: A Root Cause Perspective
Hello all – Brooke here (hii!!)! I wanted to do a post/commentary about PAIN and PAIN MANAGEMENT with a little bit of a different perspective/spin. I have been so inspired to write this by all of your social media posts as there are so many of your partners on pain medications and navigating chronic pain. […]
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 […]
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, […]
The WAGS of SCI Founders Brooke and Elena Interviewed on The Drew Clayborn Podcast
We were super excited to be asked to be on Drew Clayborn’s Podcast “Excuse My Language But..” a few weeks ago! This was the first time we had been interviewed by a Quadriplegic so we were very happy to hear a whole new perspective. Click on the YouTube link below to listen and watch […]
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 […]
WAGS of SCI In Paraplegia News Magazine
The October issue of Paraplegia News Magazine features a write up about WAGS of SCI and our goals, dreams and plans for the future! Take a look at the full version of the magazine here:
The WAGS of SCI’s Talk And Q+A Style Discussion In Victoria BC
WAGS of SCI’s Founders Elena Pauly and Brooke Pagé Visit Victoria To Speak With The Staff And Clients Of Neuromotion Physiotherapy! September 19th was a great day for the WAGS of SCI! We journeyed to Victoria BC, our own capital city – to give a presentation about the group to the staff and clients of […]
Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month: #WAGSWednesday, Digital Downloads and Limited Edition Merchandise!
It’s September and that means it’s Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month! This year the WAGS of SCI are doing their part to be part of the story: by spreading awareness OUR style, as caregivers AND partners of those with spinal cord injuries. As women dealing with this injury alongside their partners, we have a unique […]