Seven years ago, Stephanie Dixon, the 17-time Paralympic medallist who was widely considered to be one of the best female swimmers in the world, appeared on billboards across the country.In the ad, Dixon, then 26, exudes confidence and defiance in a black one-piece suit: her eyebrow is cocked, her arms are crossed, and her biceps look cut as she poses next to a slogan that reads, “She doesn’t want your sympathy.
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“It looks like I was designed to have one leg, like a mermaid’s body,” she says.
Dixon looks every bit the poised, self-possessed Olympian, and she was—except for one area of her life in which she felt painfully insecure.
There is no escaping the fact that I will get accosted and occasionally offended by the odd twat. Make your life easier You may not think that I can teach you how you can make life easier, but I can, Years of finding simple tasks a slight struggle have meant I have done things my own way…
I am however an expert in remaining polite and and nice, I’m just the kinda girl you could take home to your Mum. If I ever by some miracle gain the ability to walk though you may be in big trouble! You be surprised what I can open with just my teeth!
It was a lighthearted piece, and I thought that like all the others it would never be read. A few days later, it had gone mental RTs via Twitter, countless shares Facebook and it was even discussed by Men in my local. I thought I’d give you eligible men 49 reasons why dating me is just amazing.. discrimination or just personal frustration I have always been massively determined,and apparently Men like a Woman who knows her own mind?
Best Seat in the House So your new girl is Disabled, . Not only that but if she loves music like I do, you will go to gigs. On the cabbage patch is where you will sit, closer than ever to the stage with handy access to the bar! Always smiling, always polite Your Mother is going to Love Me….
Shut up and Drive I live in the Midlands, we have a toll road that many moan about paying for.. Come Fly With Me Get treated like a VIP at airports…