Jaquie doesn’t ever remember the doctors explicitly telling her she was paralyzed, but she says she just knew.
She could feel all of her limbs, but she couldn’t move them.
It doesn't have to be the focus of what you are, what you look like.''I want to put a different face to disability,' she said, adding that she hopes that her message will resonate with women who aren't disabled, too: 'We all have flaws [and] we all have things going for us, and for the first time I'm not hiding my catheter.
We'll Introduce You to Loving Singles Who are Serious About Meeting Someone Special. Find Out For Yourself When You Create Your Free Profile and Get In on the Fun! On December 2, engaged couple Brett Greenhill and Meg Alexander were celebrating their joint bachelor/bachelorette party in Florida when something devastating happened — Brett became paralyzed after a swimming accident.Related: Terminally Ill Cancer Blogger Tragically Dies 1 DAY Before Her Wedding According to Meg, Greenhill was having a "blast" playing football on the beach with some friends before he made a fateful decision which would change the course of his life.The procedure works by hotwiring the nerves that control sensation in the genitals around their spinal injury.A surgeon takes nerves from the network serving the inner thigh and reattaches them to the nerves to one side of the genitals.In July 2008, Jaquie Farmer was 17 when she dove into her friend’s pool and broke her neck.