Entertaining Escapades

hilarity ensues when skirting death on the trail  // 

wheeling through dangerous neighborhoods  //  trying to navigate a vertical path in Slovenia  //  

peeing in public  //  unwise spelunking

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Dave in off road wheelchair on dirt trai

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Hilariously Skirting Death

As I was about to thread my off-road wheelchair over an imposing tree root between a gorge OF DEATH and a ravine OF DEATH, I had an epiphany. Maybe it was smarter to turn around. Laura, though, had
other ideas. What could possibly go wrong? (Oh, lordy.)

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When Adapting Fails, Epically

Oh, Dave. That’s what the voice in my head was saying, along with maybe a few curse words, when I was trying to pee … in public, in broad daylight, in front of dozens of people. Multiple sclerosis forces those
with the disease to adapt as it progresses.

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Dave Bexfield with Cheryl Hile and Jodi

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Wheeling into Danger

What happened when two MSers—one blameless, one not-so-much—unsuspectingly wandered into the middle of one of the most notorious neighborhoods in America? On a misguided quest for beer?!? The harrowing (and hilarious) story…

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Spelunking with MS

So there I was, on my back, slinking feet first through a hole just 10 inches high. I call ahead to the guide. “There isn’t some crazy abyss on the other side, is there?” After all, I could only see rock inches away from my face. His response was not comforting.

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Virtually Inaccessible

“Yes, the cave eez technically wheelchair accessible.” Our Slovenia guide tried to illustrate the steepness of the path through Postojna Caves with her hand. Her palm was a few degrees shy of vertical. Clearly, it
couldn’t be that steep. So I was thinking one thing: game on. Oops.

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