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
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
Let’s be honest, make up is hard whether you’re disabled or not. There’s so many brands, techniques, and methods that it can be overwhelming and confusing. For me, it took time to understand how make up works but also learning how to apply it to my abilities. Nevertheless, I figured it out! A couple AWESOME … Continue reading How a Quadriplegic Does Make Up! *Tips and Tricks
It’s taco time! If you read my previous blog, Grocery Shopping - Success or Fail, I shared my grocery shopping experience and picked up every ingredient without needing any help. It was an amazing feeling to be independent and I’m so proud of how I did! For this post, I am going to break down … Continue reading Cooking One-Pan Beef Tacos *Tips and Tricks
This week I challenged myself to grocery shop and cook a meal solo. It's something I loved to do before my injury, so why not get serious about it now. In 2014, I shared a post about cooking taco salad. I was an amateur but I did learn a lot from that experience. I scrolled … Continue reading Grocery Shopping – Success or Fail?
It's my first time cooking a meal! AND IT WAS DELICIOUS