nottinghamshire (PRWEB UK) 19 January 2013
Tony suffered severe spinal cord injury in 1999 and broke his neck at C4 and was told he would never walk again and became a wheelchair user. He spent eight months in hospital and then four months in a nursing home and then eventually moved into his own home.
He was adventurous before his accident and just over a year after injury he was skiing again in Sweden due to a charity called Back Up.Tony also participated in multi-activity weeks and has sailed, canoed, abseiled, glided and independently driven a 4x4 quad bike in Wales. He has also travelled and seen various parts of the world.
Tony was very active and got involved with sports coaching with young children with disabilities, and younger adults with physical or emotional problems, he then decided to study counselling and gained a degree in humanistic counselling in 2011.
Upon reaching this milestone he decided to write up his experiences of spinal cord injury and life after disability in the hope that it would help to create awareness about disability, spinal cord injury and help people who have experienced such a life changing injury to be able to deal with their adversity and inspire people to push themselves and not be limited by disability.
The book is called
Life Rolls On; The journey from an AB to a BA.
The book description is Life Rolls On; The journey from an AB to a BA, is the life story of somebody who suffered severe spinal injury after a fall climbing. Who was left with a high level of paralysis and told he would never walk again. This book explores the journey from being active and able bodied (AB) to gaining a degree and becoming a bachelor of arts (BA). From the transition of adapting to disability, living independently, getting an education and finding a life worth living. To finding new adventures and misadventures on the way including continuing a life long passion for skiing and finding new challenges and ways of enjoying the great outdoors.
It is available on all ebook platforms including Amazon Kindle for about 3 pounds and paper back for about ten pounds including postage also available on audio book from
The first 3 chapters of this moving inspirational journey can be read or listened to on the website and there are some sample pictures .
Tony shows that life doesnt stop after spinal cord injury Life Rolls On.