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Jerry – How did you handle going back to work?

Jerry – How did you handle going back to work?

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Going back to work was, fortunately they remodeled the office several years before, and they did it wheelchair accessible. So, I had access to bathrooms, and stairs, and everything so the transition was easy. Plus, a hundred-times-a-day the first few... Show More

Going back to work was, fortunately they remodeled the office several years before, and they did it wheelchair accessible. So, I had access to bathrooms, and stairs, and everything so the transition was easy. Plus, a hundred-times-a-day the first few weeks somebody would stop by and say, “can I help you, can I bring you something?” And I would always say, “I appreciate that, but I need to learn to do it myself.” So, just learning whatever situation that you’re in, whether it’s work, or home, or going to the bathroom in a service station, just those things you just have to keep doing them.

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Jerry – How did you handle going back to work?

Jerry

Injured in 2002 at age 50, paraplegic
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Going back to work was, fortunately they remodeled the office several years before, and they did it wheelchair accessible. So, I had access to bathrooms, and stairs, and everything so the transition was easy. Plus, a hundred-times-a-day the first few weeks somebody would stop by and say, “can I help you, can I bring you something?” And I would always say, “I appreciate that, but I need to learn to do it myself.” So, just learning whatever situation that you’re in, whether it’s work, or home, or going to the bathroom in a service station, just those things you just have to keep doing them.

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