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Thursday, 25 September 2014

My New 4x4 Wheelchair - The Beast

We have been fundraising over the past few months for an off-roading wheelchair to allow me to walk Molly more easily and to allow me to go off the path as well as opening up more walks to us as my chair can cope with the ground. We needed to raise £8,200 for the chair and we did it, and we ordered the chair. Well, the chair came yesterday and I used it for the first time today. I will add videos too as when they finish uploading. We now need a new wheelchair accessible vehicle to be able to take the new wheelchair out safely. Go to the Wheelchair and Car Fund page to read more about the car. 



None of this would have been possible without your support. I am so grateful to everyone who has donated and shared my page because this wheelchair is going to improve my quality of life greatly; going out today has proved that. I need to get used to driving it as it's totally different to my other wheelchair but I enjoyed it so much. I just cannot believe the kindness of family, friends and friends of friends. You have made this girl very happy. 













About Lucy Watts MBE


Lucy is a disabled 22 year old young lady with life-limiting complications of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. She writes and speaks for a number of charities and runs this blog. She is an Ambassador for Together for Short Lives and Dreams Come True, Trustee for the Pseudo Obstruction Research Trust and is the first Youth Ambassador for the International Children's Palliative Care Network, also working with charities such as Scope and the Council for Disabled Children as well as Association for Young People's Health via the Young People's Health Partnership, the Children's Health and Wellbeing Forum and the Children and Young People's Health Outcomes Forum. Lucy was appointed MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours 2016 for her Services to Young People with Disabilities.
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4 comments:

  1. Now you and Molly can spend many hours together outdoors, well done Lucy.

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  2. Thank you for another great article. Where else could anyone get that kind of information in such a perfect way of writing? I have a presentation next week, and I am on the look for such information. medline wheelchair

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  3. Keep on pushing, Lucy. Truly inspiring individual.

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