Fascinating discussion, here ...
--- at 1:19a 12/06/2002, Laurence Bathurst wrote ---
>"Recumbent" is another but sounds sort-of passive
Actually, recumbent brings the image of a bicycle to my mind (the
sort of bike where one's legs are extended in front of you, and the
steering is controlled by a bar just under one's sit-upon).
An interesting impairment memoir with disability notes is
The Horizontal Woman : The Story of a Body in Exile
by Suzanne E. Berger
Houghton Mifflin Co
I don't have a copy to hand, but she does address the "woman in bed"
Jesse the K -- Madison, WI USA -- mailto:[log in to unmask]
-[ Kindly forgive asynchrony; I read via digest ]-
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