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Monthly Archives: December 2008

The Bladder

As you are well aware the urinary system is used to filter waste out of the blood stream in the form of urine.  The urine travels from the kidneys into the bladder where it is stored until the bladder is … Continue reading

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The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems

There are two nerve systems in the human body. The Central Nervous System (CNS) and the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS). The CNS is made up of the brain and spinal cord, and the PNS is everything else. I will do … Continue reading

The SCI Files – Introduction

Welcome to the Spinal Cord Injury files. I thought it was a good idea to put together a section about SCIs in context to pretenders/wannabes/transabled people. Obviously there are plenty of places to go to find out about SCIs but … Continue reading

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X-Men Evolution – Enter Sophie

This is one of the earliest fantasies I can remember having before even knowing that transabled people even existed.  I had been watching quite a bit of X-Men Evolution and I thought it would be so great if mutants existed.  … Continue reading

Wheeling in Wellington

I went to Wellington with Sean yesterday (transabled.org) on my first decent pretending trip. I went to Wellington yesterday for my first “proper” pretending trip.  I dragged myself out of bed at 4 am so I could drive to the … Continue reading


You will have seen from transabled.org that I’ve been thinking about finding a therapist.  This story came from thinking about that, and the process of going through therapy sessions.  I wonder how much of this would actually be the case? … Continue reading

The Unimaginable

Part One As I drifted off to sleep, I was thankful I was home. The day at home had definitely been enjoyable. My parents had left this morning, for a week, leaving myself and my two brothers (Brian and Phillip) … Continue reading

The Loner in Wellington

Well…I promised a Wellington story, so here it is.  The week before my job had ended, I had time and holiday pay on my hands, so I decided to take a one day trip to Wellington on the train.  I … Continue reading

The Human Computer

I have recently been watching Stargate Atlantis, a television series.  Admittedly I have a small crush on the cute Scottish Dr Beckett.  So…I wrote this little piece of fan fiction. As Dr Elizabeth Weir was sitting in her office translating … Continue reading

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The Fast and the Furious – Tokyo Drift

I decided to go to the movies last night, here is a story of what happened when I got there.  This trip to the movies wasn’t as enjoyable as trips have been in the past. Last night I decided to … Continue reading