The best thing about a recipe is not only the ingredients but a quick preparation time. As a quadriplegic, everything takes more time and energy compared to an able bodied person. A short time for them can sometimes be double the time it would take me. But I like to cook and I want to … Continue reading Cooking Chicken Avocado Burrito! Super Quick and Easy!
College is always an exciting time! The first year, you're stepping into the adult world. You have a greater responsibility, you meet new friends, and create new memories. Sometimes it’s difficult for a "normal" student to decide what school they want to go to. They may decide based on appearance, the offered education, or even … Continue reading Going To College In A Wheelchair
After a couple of months living in the hospital, I remember the first time I was allowed to leave for a 2-3 hour outing with my recreational therapist. The goal of this outing was to get a taste of the outside world and find a dress for my appearance on the homecoming court. It was … Continue reading Adapted Clothing Lines and Tips When Shopping
I’m gonna keep dreaming, even if I’m in a wheelchair. I’m 23! I have so much life left, a life that can be full! Why would I let an unfortunate tragedy rule over me for the rest my life? Yeah, what happened to me sucks A LOT but it’s not worth sitting sorrowful and reminiscing … Continue reading Dreaming Through A Tragedy
This customized stainless steel kitchen knife is designed to give you independence to cook! It's the best adapted knife I have used in my 6 years wheelchair life. It is sharp, natural feeling, and easy to put on. I highly recommend it! Click on the video below to see it in action! Thank you Quadtools … Continue reading Quadtools Kitchen Knife- Device Review
I am so excited to introduce my friend, Sydney, as she shares her perspective of being friends with a quadriplegic. When my accident happened, I thought it would be difficult to make genuine friends in a wheelchair. I mean, I had a solid group of friend's before the accident but would the new friends see … Continue reading What It’s Like To Be Friends With A Quadriplegic
When I drop objects I can’t pick them up. This makes independent living extremely hard and very frustrating. Sometimes I drop items right in front of my tire that I’m literally stuck and can’t move anywhere. Sometimes I even run items over because I get stuck in a predicament that I’m forced to. With all … Continue reading How A Quadriplegic EASILY Picks Up Objects From The Ground – Quadtools – The Reacher
Before I get to the goods, let me first say the reason I’m writing this is not to rant, though a little of that might happen, but it is to inform, educate, and also let other disabled readers know that they are not alone in this frustrating act of ignorance. In 1990, the passing of … Continue reading Why Handicap Parking Can Be A Burden (To Me)
Paralysis, what does it feel like? To be honest, I’ve been avoiding this moment. It’s a large topic that will be divided into separate posts but I knew at some point I wanted to share this part of my life. Still, it’s something that feels weird and impossible to explain. Possibly because I have to … Continue reading Nerve Pain And Sensation, What It Feels Like To Be Paralyzed
After my accident, it was extremely difficult learning how to use a cell phone with my lack of hand function. For the longest time I used an iPad to text. The buttons were big enough and I learned to type with my knuckles. The iPad was mounted on my wheelchair and adjusted just enough for … Continue reading Two Simple Devices So You Won’t Drop Your Phone!