Most wheelchair users will always have a purse or a backpack with them. Sometimes it’s behind them, on the side, and sometimes it’s hanging under the cushion. This depends on the person and chair. For me and my chair, I have a bag behind me, I have my purse, and sometimes I will have a bag on … Continue reading What’s in my Bag?
If you follow me on Social Media, you may have noticed I was recently crowned Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky 2020. At the beginning, I wasn’t sure I would win or if I was even going to run. I was inspired by my friend Jenny, who also has won the title. I texted her, curious about the event and she … Continue reading Winning Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky 2020
A trick I have learned from traveling with medical supplies is packing strategically and having an organized list. Yes, that means color coding, bold type, and underlined titles. However, before you think I am this detailed in real life, I am actually the very opposite. Before my accident, I was the person who would make a list in their head and … Continue reading Tips For Organized Traveling (With A Caregiver)
Growing up, my mother always signed me up for summer camps. At the age of nine I started going to my first summer camp away from home with only two friends that I knew. For me, I’m very social so wasn’t hard to meet new people, it was the perfect outlet for me. Summer camps … Continue reading My First Adventure Post-Injury
This post was updated on December 2019. A few years ago, I was introduced to a new all-terrain wheelchair called the Action Trackchair. Have you heard of the Action Trackchair? This all-terrain chair allows people who use wheelchairs the ability to explore the outdoors! To freely explore the outdoors is something wheelchair users dream of, at least I know … Continue reading Using My Action Trackchair in the Snow!
The Christmas season is finally here! During this season, there are so many family fun activities you can do. This year my family started the season off with a visit to the Ark Encounter! The Ark Encounter is open year long, but during December, they have ice-skating, and festive light displays. Sounds fun, right? That’s because it … Continue reading Is The Ark Encounter Accessible?
One thing someone should know about me is that I am a massive soccer fan. I grew up playing competitive soccer, I met my lifelong best friend playing soccer, and the only thing that stopped me from playing the sport was paralysis. Every season since FCC began in 2016, I have attended as many FCC … Continue reading Quick Information for Attending a FCC Match Handicap Style (At Nippert Stadium)
The Zoo is a magical place full of beautiful animals and where memories are created. For an average family, it can be an amazing experience! But experiencing the Zoo with loved ones of special needs, well that can be emotionally and physically challenging. This past week, the Cincinnati Zoo initiated new programs for accessibility by … Continue reading How To Experience The Cincinnati Zoo With A Special Needs Guest!
OK guys, it’s time to be honest. I am in love with Harry Styles. There, I said it. It’s true, it is very true. He sings like an angel, he has the sweetest personality, and he’s dangggggg attractive. That’s why I almost died when my friend Sydney asked me if I wanted to go with … Continue reading Experiencing a Sold Out Concert in a Handicap Seat *Tips and Tricks
The hardest part of traveling is finding an accessible place to stay. A lot of businesses say they’re accessible, but you will never know how accessible it is until you get there. I’ve stayed in hotels, VRBO‘s, and even college dorm rooms for vacation but I have never reviewed one’s accommodations. With that being said, … Continue reading Hotel Accessibility Review: Marriot Bayview, Southern California