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People with spinal-cord injury live at the edge of the nursing home. I've been there and don't want to go back. But having lived my life predicting lots of things that didn't happen and being blindsided by what did, I choose not to dwell on future catastrophies. After all, thinking about those would only paralyze me, and I've had enough of that.
J. Gibson Henderson, Jr., Ph.D., is a psychologist living near St. Louis, Missouri, and adjunct faculty for the Department of Community and Family Medicine, St. Louis School of Medicine. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters to the Editor about this article may be e-mailed to email@example.com.