Getting a wheelchair carrier for my car
I am an ambulatory wheelchair user. I use a wheelchair due to fatigue— which means when I use my manual wheelchair, someone has to push it. I am lucky to have access both to multiple manual wheelchairs and to a mobility scooter (which belonged to my grandma). I also have a very supportive family who is willing to push my wheelchair for me. I still prefer the independence of using the mobility scooter.
Today, I am looking at trailer hitch attachments to haul the mobility scooter on my car. Last year at this time, I was offered help getting one, but turned it down as I didn’t want to take that step yet. I didn’t think I would need it that long.
Yet here I am.
I’m both excited to have the ability to take my mobility scooter with me (and the independence that gives me) and coming to terms with the fact this isn’t a short term thing anymore.
Trying to focus on the positives here. It’s not always as easy as it sounds.
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