FEAR IS TEMPORARY – REGRET IS FOREVER


When I observe my situation, I have a pretty stable situation with my disability, after the accident there was a status to come to an adjustment. With congenital or progressive illnesses you always live with the fact that something will happen and it can get worse and worse. You have to come to
terms with that. Although we all have me to terms with life, I feel how Ryann literally absorbs life and lives and gives intensely every day. Enjoy them and read for yourself what the reigning
Miss Wheelchair Virginia has to say…

Please introduce yourself
-My name is Ryann. I’m 27 years old, I live in the US, I’m a registered nurse, and I was born with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.

How long have you been in a wheelchair?
– I’ve used my chair for a little over one year now.

Was it an accident / illness, please report a little about it if you like?
-I was born with a condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome or EDS. EDS is genetic connective tissue disorder that causes the collagen my body produces to be too lax or too stretchy. This causes
a plethora of issues, but the main ones being velvety soft stretchy skin that bruises very easily andd oesn’t heal well and hypermobile joints that dislocate easily. Over the last few years my lower extremities have been affected more and more until now my hips, knees, and ankles dislocate
when I stand or try to walk.

What are your hobbies or better passions?
– My hobbies include modelling, lifting weights, writing, and playing wheelchair basketball. My passions include disability advocacy, emergency/trauma medicine, and working to educate about and increase visibility for disabled individuals.

We are already networked on Facebook for a while now and whenever I write with you I am only grinning, are you a happy person and do you have a life motto?
-Thank you! I am a very happy person usually. I decided a long time ago that I had two choices: I could either be angry and bitter about my diagnosis/situation or I could wake up every morning and choose to use my situation to help educate and inspire others. I chose the latter. Some days are harder than others, but as long as I continue to hear that my speeches and writings are helping someone, then I’m gonna keep on going.

How do you become Ms. Wheelchair Virginia and what do you have to do if youare not exactly a man to take part in such a competition, a story that certainly interests a lot of girls in wheelchairs.
-The Ms. Wheelchair Program is an advocacy based program that exists in manty states across the US. It isn’t a beauty pageant so there’s no bathing suit or talent portion. Instead participants

are judged by public speaking and interview skills, as well as advocacy work in their respective
communities. The winner then uses her title to advocate across her state for her reigning year. Next August I will so to Little Rock, Alabama to compete for the title of Ms. Wheelchair America, so stay tuned!

You have so many great pictures in so many poses and situations, you have inhibitions to present yourself or you are open for everything.
-Thank you! I love to model. It has turned into my way of performing. Growing up I was a dancer. I lived to perform onstage. Now that dancing isn’t quite on the menu any longer, modelling is how I express myself. I can choose to hide my disability or put it on full display. I recently did a
shoot showcasing my flexibility and hypermobility to show just how my disability affects my body. (Plus I wanted to document just what my body is capable of before I lose any more of m mobility.) I’m pretty much open to anything!

What drives you forward?
-The hundreds of messages I receive telling me how much hearing my story or seeing how candid I am in my posts make people feel more empowered to share their own story or that I taught them something about disability that they’d never known before. That’s why I do what I do.

What are your plans for the future?
-Honestly, I’m not sure! Definitely more advocacy work and public speaking appearances. I would love to see my writing on a larger scale and to a larger audience! And then competing for Ms. Wheelchair America next August!

Do you want to give something for the people out there?
-I would like people to stop taking themselves so seriously. In the long run, we really don’t get a lg time down here so we might as well enjoy it while we can. Smile at a stranger. Take a new route home. Go somewhere you’ve never been. But whatever you do, never let your fear hold you back. Fear is temporary. Regret is forever.

Meet her on Facebook 
Interview by Alexander Lang for YouLife

178 thoughts on “FEAR IS TEMPORARY – REGRET IS FOREVER

  1. It’s a shame you don’t have a donate button! I’d most certainly donate to this brilliant blog! I guess for now i’ll settle for bookmarking and adding your RSS feed to my Google account. I look forward to new updates and will talk about this blog with my Facebook group. Chat soon!

  2. Oh my goodness! a tremendous article dude. Thank you However I’m experiencing issue with ur rss . Don’t know why Unable to subscribe to it. Is there anyone getting similar rss problem? Anybody who knows kindly respond. Thnkx

  3. I do trust all of the concepts you’ve offered to your post. They’re very convincing and will certainly work. Nonetheless, the posts are too quick for starters. Could you please prolong them a bit from subsequent time? Thanks for the post.

  4. Greetings, I spotted your remark on my little website and wanted to visit your blog. You definitely have something very good happening here. Now I’m motivated to find strategies to enhance my site and I think using an idea or two from yours might be a good starting point. Many thanks.

  5. Usually I do not read post on blogs, but I wish to say that this write-up very pressured me to take a look at and do it! Your writing taste has been amazed me. Thank you, quite nice post.|

  6. Thanks a lot for sharing this with all of us you really know what you’re speaking approximately! Bookmarked. Kindly also consult with my website =). We will have a link change arrangement among us|

  7. Excellent blog! Do you have any tips for aspiring writers? I’m hoping to start my own website soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you advise starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that I’m completely overwhelmed .. Any ideas? Many thanks!|

  8. Hmm it appears like your site ate my first comment (it was extremely long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I submitted and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog. I too am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to the whole thing. Do you have any helpful hints for newbie blog writers? I’d definitely appreciate it.|

  9. I blog often and I genuinely appreciate your information. The article has really peaked my interest. I’m going to take a note of your website and keep checking for new information about once per week. I opted in for your RSS feed as well.|

  10. It is appropriate time to make a few plans for the long run and it is time to be happy. I have learn this publish and if I could I desire to recommend you few interesting issues or tips. Maybe you could write next articles relating to this article. I desire to read more things about it!|

  11. Its like you read my mind! You appear to understand a lot about this, like you wrote the ebook in it or something. I think that you simply could do with a few to drive the message house a little bit, but other than that, that is excellent blog. An excellent read. I will definitely be back.|

  12. Definitely consider that that you said. Your favorite reason seemed to be on the internet the simplest thing to take note of. I say to you, I definitely get irked whilst other folks consider concerns that they just do not realize about. You controlled to hit the nail upon the top as smartly as outlined out the whole thing with no need side-effects , people can take a signal. Will likely be again to get more. Thanks|

  13. Great blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere? A design like yours with a few simple adjustements would really make my blog jump out. Please let me know where you got your design. Thank you|

  14. What i do not realize is if truth be told how you’re now not really a lot more neatly-favored than you may be now. You are very intelligent. You realize therefore significantly in terms of this topic, made me in my opinion believe it from so many various angles. Its like men and women don’t seem to be involved except it’s something to do with Woman gaga! Your own stuffs outstanding. At all times deal with it up!|

  15. First of all I would like to say awesome blog! I had a quick question that I’d like to ask if you do not mind. I was curious to find out how you center yourself and clear your head prior to writing. I’ve had a hard time clearing my mind in getting my ideas out there. I truly do take pleasure in writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are wasted simply just trying to figure out how to begin. Any recommendations or tips? Cheers!|

  16. Thanks on your marvelous posting! I actually enjoyed reading it, you’re a great author. I will remember to bookmark your blog and will come back very soon. I want to encourage you to continue your great job, have a nice evening!|

  17. Howdy this is somewhat of off topic but I was wondering if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if you have to manually code with HTML. I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding knowledge so I wanted to get advice from someone with experience. Any help would be greatly appreciated!|

  18. whoah this blog is magnificent i love reading your articles. Keep up the good work! You understand, lots of people are searching around for this information, you can aid them greatly. |

  19. Hi! Quick question that’s entirely off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My blog looks weird when browsing from my iphone 4. I’m trying to find a theme or plugin that might be able to fix this issue. If you have any recommendations, please share. Thank you!|

  20. Awesome blog! Do you have any recommendations for aspiring writers? I’m planning to start my own website soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you suggest starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that I’m totally confused .. Any recommendations? Kudos!|

  21. Fantastic blog! Do you have any tips for aspiring writers? I’m hoping to start my own blog soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you advise starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m totally overwhelmed .. Any recommendations? Thanks a lot!|

  22. Hey! Someone in my Facebook group shared this site with us so I came to check it out. I’m definitely loving the information. I’m bookmarking and will be tweeting this to my followers! Fantastic blog and great style and design.|

  23. I simply want to tell you that I am new to blogging and site-building and really loved your website. More than likely I’m likely to bookmark your website . You surely have superb writings. Cheers for revealing your web page.

  24. We are a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community. Your web site provided us with valuable info to work on. You’ve done an impressive job and our entire community will be grateful to you.|

  25. A person necessarily lend a hand to make seriously articles I might state. That is the very first time I frequented your website page and thus far? I surprised with the analysis you made to create this particular post incredible. Great process!|

  26. Hello there! This post could not be written any better! Reading through this post reminds me of my old room mate! He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this page to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read. Many thanks for sharing!|

  27. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates. I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this. Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.|

  28. First of all I would like to say awesome blog! I had a quick question that I’d like to ask if you don’t mind. I was interested to know how you center yourself and clear your head prior to writing. I have had trouble clearing my thoughts in getting my thoughts out. I truly do take pleasure in writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are wasted simply just trying to figure out how to begin. Any ideas or tips? Thank you!|

  29. I’m really impressed along with your writing talents as smartly as with the format for your blog. Is that this a paid subject or did you modify it yourself? Anyway stay up the excellent high quality writing, it’s uncommon to look a nice weblog like this one nowadays..|

  30. Pingback: Google
  31. Pingback: Google
  32. Pingback: bitcoin slots
  33. Pingback: apps for pc
  34. Pingback: kratom near me
  35. Pingback: disposable vape
  36. Pingback: Umzugsfirma Wien
  37. Pingback: Jed Fernandez
  38. Pingback: Sonia Randhawa
  39. Pingback: post ads
  40. Pingback: CMRU
  41. Pingback: Buy fake money
  42. Pingback: Sonia Randhawa
  43. Pingback: kratom near me
  44. Pingback: kratom near me
  45. Pingback: Amsterdam escorts
  46. Pingback: cbd oil
  47. Pingback: Sonia Randhawa
  48. Pingback: Sonia Randhawa
  49. Pingback: Sonia Randhawa
  50. Pingback: 5euros
  51. Pingback: Sonia Randhawa
  52. Pingback: Sonia Randhawa
  53. Pingback: Sonia Randhawa
  54. Pingback: Buy spice online
  55. Pingback: SEO Melbourne
  56. Pingback: consultant seo
  57. Pingback: 5euros
  58. Pingback: Courses
  59. Pingback: Who called me
  60. Pingback: buy CBD
  61. Pingback: Handlateknik
  62. Pingback: عزة وثقة
  63. Pingback: غرور
  64. Pingback: حلوه
  65. Pingback: الخيانة
  66. Pingback: حزن
  67. Pingback: Escort amsterdam
  68. Pingback: 5euros
  69. Pingback: RoyalCBD.com
  70. Pingback: RoyalCBD
  71. Pingback: terpenes
  72. Pingback: RoyalCBD.com
  73. Pingback: RoyalCBD.com
  74. Pingback: wyoming cbd
  75. Pingback: west virginia cbd
  76. Pingback: cbd wisconsin
  77. Pingback: washington dc
  78. Pingback: virginia cbd
  79. Pingback: cbd vermont
  80. Pingback: north dakota cbd
  81. Pingback: cbd texas
  82. Pingback: RoyalCBD.com
  83. Pingback: Royal CBD
  84. Pingback: Royal CBD
  85. Pingback: new mexico
  86. Pingback: RoyalCBD
  87. Pingback: RoyalCBD.com
  88. Pingback: cbd nevada
  89. Pingback: mississippi
  90. Pingback: Royal CBD
  91. Pingback: michigan cbd
  92. Pingback: minnesota cbd
  93. Pingback: RoyalCBD.com
  94. Pingback: cbd massachusetts
  95. Pingback: RoyalCBD

Leave a Reply