Out of all the adapted sports I have tried (surfing, skiing, wheelchair rugby, and bowling), skiing has become my favorite by far. It's challenging, thrilling, and competitive. It's a sort of adrenaline I do not experience often and something I miss the most about being able bodied. As a "disabled" person, the opportunities to push … Continue reading Adapted Skiing
During the winter season, it’s very difficult to stay warm. I for one become very cold very easily and the longer I use a chair, I realize a lot of quadriplegics have trouble staying warm too. I am always on the move but luckily I have found some awesome, easy, affordable accessories and devices you … Continue reading Accessories and Devices to Help You Stay Warm!
Have you heard of the Action Trackchair? It’s an all-terrain wheelchair that allows people who use wheelchairs the ability to explore the outdoors! To explore the outdoors is something wheelchair users dream of. Frequently, if I want to go outside, I am dependent on the weather. But what is worse is waiting for the ground/dirt to dry. If … 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)
I hope you enjoy this video of me (a c5-c6 quadriplegic) surfing! Click the link below to watch the video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgWkzTdCGfM Read more about how we adapt the surfboard and my first experience surfing here: https://inthewaitingblog.com/2018/02/... Thanks for watching! Please share!
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
This dog will change my life forever.
Geocaching wheelchair style. I tested an all terrain chair to go hiking in. Was this chair a it or miss??