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A blogger with Pompe disease discusses the accessibility of Universal Orlando's hot, new area

posted on October 1, 2010 - 12:30pm
I know what you’re thinking — what does a new theme park area have to do with Pompe? Everything, I say. If you read an earlier post of mine, Pompe Everyday, you know that for those of us with Pompe disease everything we do every single day is touched by Pompe. My philosophy is that I like to focus on what I can do (and eat) rather than what I can’t.
posted on April 1, 2001 - 3:21pm
In "Choose to Cruise: A Primer", we explored what cruises were all about and how to pick one. I promised that in this second installment I'd take you along on an actual cruise with me and my wife, Ute, from start to finish. My experience will show you what I liked, what obstacles I faced as a scooter user with myotonic muscular dystrophy, and how I handled them.
posted on February 1, 2001 - 3:22pm
In this two-part series, writer Andy Vladimir offers tips on selecting the "right" cruise and getting the best deals. Next, he heads to the Caribbean for a report on accessible ports-of-call and fine dining.
posted on February 1, 2001 - 3:20pm
More than 6 million people are going to take a cruise this year. Believe it or not, about 80 percent of them will start planning their next cruises as soon as they get off the ship. I confess to being one of those addicts. As a travel writer with muscular dystrophy I use an Amigo scooter to get around. I've roamed the streets of Paris and Berlin, visited the grizzly bears at Katmai National...