This was posted by another paralysed person -a girl in her 20’s.
I obviously won’t say her name.
It demonstrates that it’s definitely not ‘ just me’ that suffers mentally, because of a physical problem.
She wrote –
I HATE feeling so bloody vulnerable, I HATE that my body doesn’t seem happy unless it’s malfunctioning, I’m TERRIFIED I have to rely on others, I’m TERRIFIED of hospitals, I’m TERRIFIED I’m going to die and everything is totally out of my control.