Is the part in bold fine in relation to the rest of the sentence?

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Tan Elaine

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I am glad that although my neck is injured I can still move around without difficulty. It is fortunate that I survived the accident and neither am I paralysed. The doctor told me if the injury had been more serious, I would have lost my life or become paralysed.

Is the part in bold fine in relation to the rest of the sentence?

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This may be a subtle one. I like your phrase, and it is one I would happily utter. But some users may disagree.
 

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I am one of those who disagree. I think the wording is unnecessarily fussy - and unnatural'. '... and I am not paralysed' is more natural, in my opinion. 'Neither am I ... ' requires a negative before it: 'I am not drunk; neither am I paralysed'.
 

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Seems odd to me, too.
 

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Tan Elaine, a better title would have been 'Neither am I paralysed'.

Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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Thanks, Rover. I'll do so.
 
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