A spinal cord injury (SCI) is so much more than not walking. These articles share what I’ve learned about life with SCI: maintaining physical and emotional health, fashion in a seated position, My Favorite Things, and life hacks for living with a disability.
What ‘The Greatest Showman’ Can Teach Us About Accepting Ourselves
Have you seen the movie The Greatest Showman? It’s the fictional story of Phineas T. Barnum. However, the stars of the show – and the
How to Choose a Perfect Power Wheelchair
Every five or six years the process begins: It’s time to choose a new power wheelchair. There are few decisions in life that affect me
Dress for Success
Well-fitting clothes for wheelchair users can be challenging after a spinal cord injury. The good news is I’ve discovered quite a few things that work
Feeling Safe and Secure in My Home: Home Security
I had debated for a while whether I should get a home security system. But I was a bit unnerved after a neighbor’s house was
My Favorite Things in the Kitchen
Let’s be honest. Cooking with a disability takes quite a bit of time and effort. With my Quadly Cooking recipes, I offer Tips & Tricks
How to Become an Effective Self-Advocate after SCI
I have learned to be an effective self-advocate. An educator. It is a role that’s thrust upon all of us – whether we like it or not –
From Foley to Freedom – My Experience with the Mitrofanoff Procedure
There are many ways to manage bladder care with a spinal cord injury or disability. Foley catheters, suprapubic catheters, and intermittent catheterization are options. There
How my Spinal Cord Injury Affected my Best Friend
What follows is the story of how a spinal cord injury affects relationships. How was best friend, Barbara, impacted by my injury?
How to Prevent Overheating with Spinal Cord Injuries
As warmer weather with temperatures above 80 approaches, some of us with spinal cord injuries need to be prepared to prevent overheating. The autonomic nervous
Locust Grove: The Perfect Place to Experience Louisville’s History
Over the years I’ve fallen in love with Locust Grove. The Georgian-styled mansion was built around 1792 and is located on 55 acres of beautiful
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