Category: Awareness

My Thoughts On Victoria’s Secret Becoming More Inclusive

  I finally was at a point where I accepted my body when I lost many of those curves & muscle tone due to a spinal cord injury that left me paralyzed from mid chest down…😥 My muscles atrophied and it was very painful to accept my new body and my new life! Without a doubt […]

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Honest Post About Movie “Me Before You” By Someone Paralyzed, Happy And In Love

There’s different ways you can look at the movie (I have not seen it yet, but I know how it ends, I’ve seen the trailer and what different critics are saying about it). Unfortunately, one of the main characters, the guy who becomes paralyzed in the movie commits suicide, even though I was told “he […]

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Extending a Hand of HOPE

  I am thrilled to share with you that next month I am starting the first Young Women’s SCI Support Group at the respectable hospital, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, one of the leading SCI rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. Together with Stephanie Sablan, a 24-year-old recently injured beautiful lady with a huge heart and […]

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Empowerment through Awareness and Education: Movie Theaters

I went to the movies this past weekend very excited to see a movie I had been anxiously waiting for it to come out! I asked the person at the box office if she knew if the seats for people in wheelchairs were all full? She said, “I’m not sure, most likely,” and followed by […]

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My Thoughts On Victoria’s Secret Becoming More Inclusive- Tamara Mena

Wouldn’t it be great for Victoria’s Secret to bring more diversity to their shows and hire models with disabilities…?! Just because somebody..

78 likes, 11 comments18 hours ago

This may not be the nicest picture but not everything has to be perfect and have an amazing backdrop, etc! This is real life for me, in my home,..

220 likes, 13 comments2 days ago

¡En un segundo la vida me cambió por completo! ¡Tan solo 3 meses antes de mi accidente acababa de visitar 7 países en Europa y me acababa..

169 likes, 17 comments3 days ago

My babe & I having fun at a bar in LA off of Ventura Blvd, not far from Thousand Oaks!I can’t imagine the pain & horror the victims felt with..

147 likes, 7 comments4 days ago

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I’m really sad to share these news, my uncle Larry unfortunately passed away. This was the last picture I took with my Uncle Larry and my aunt..

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