I would tell myself I'm fine. I didn't want to be that disabled kid who was depressed.
I can handle the mental anguish and physical pain of a serious illness and all its accoutrements, but I can’t handle the fact that my smile is gone. I mourn it every single day.
I Was Left Paralyzed After My Friend Pushed Me In a Pool At My Bachelorette Party, and Here's What I Think Of Her Today
She's not just the girl who pushed me. She's one of my best friends, in sickness and in health.