One man’s year long struggle just to walk again

Bryan Kidwell
Last year I suffered a serious spinal cord injury which left me paralyzed from the neck down. Yesterday was my one year anniversary. My wife surprised me with this video:

‘One year ago today, I almost lost you. You got a second chance at life. Here’s my gift to you’

10 Comments on One man’s year long struggle just to walk again

  1. She did all that, even before they were married — WOW!! True Love — they are both inspirational!

  2. (sniff!) Damn, it got dusty here all of a sudden. Where’s my kleenex?
    Congrats to both of them. The struggle to rise again after being knocked down was long and arduous, but worth it. They have a long bright future ahead of them. (sniff!)

  3. Wow, did I ever need to see that today. I don’t get down very often because of my limitations, but today I did. Thanks BFH. This video snapped me out of sadness and a tad of self pity.

    YW – bfh

  4. He found the right woman. When my late brother-in-law came down with a mystery illness. His then wife was outta there in a flash.

    Old Japanese proverb: Fall down seven. Stand up eight.

    (at least that is one way, and the most memorable & elegant way, the original is translated)

  5. Today I have no problems. I get down because of some limitations, sometimes. This brought tears to a tough ol’ biker. Dammit BFH. I needed this. Thanks

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