My name is Roxanna Parker, and I live near Charlottesville, Virginia. I'm a 1991 graduate of the US Air Force Academy; I'm married to a wonderful man and have 2 beautiful children. I LOVE to read, and lately have become very passionate about politics. I'm a child of God, still very much a work in progress.
For many years, I was an administrator in the real estate industry and in my spare time worked as a fitness instructor. In December 2003, however, I was involved in a very bad car accident, suffering a severe spinal cord injury. I was in terrible shape; my level of injury was C6/C7, and most of the doctors who treated me were convinced I’d be completely paralyzed, ventilator-dependent, for the rest of my life. As active as I'd always been, I found the prospect devastating.
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