Many things in life are more complicated with a spinal cord injury. Whether it’s shaving my legs or staying warm, I’ve found several “life hacks” that make every day activities easier. Continue reading “My Favorite Things: Personal Care Items”
I’ve had many requests to post the video from church last weekend.
I’d like to encourage you in one thing. My story is in this message, but that does not mean I’ve figured all this out. I still struggle. At times I despise the words endurance and perseverance. But I can look back and be grateful for the many opportunities I have had as a result of my injury. I have learned to “kiss the wave.” Continue reading “Kiss the Wave – Video”
During the seemingly never-ending string of surgeries and recovery time this year, my mind would wander to that all familiar question of doubt: Why me? Continue reading “When I Need to Count Every Blessing”
I didn’t know what to expect. But I’d heard the horror stories. The inaccessibility. The discomfort.
I was past my doctor’s recommended age to have a mammogram. But my primary care doctor was relentless in her pursuit, so I made an appointment at an imaging center several miles from where I live.
At Bard Care we’re getting the word out about the importance of mammograms. Three of six of the women on our team have had breast cancer. Read my entire Bard Care article by clicking the link below.
A 3-month post-surgery video update on how the BCIR (Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir) surgery has given me the ability to independently do my bowel program for the first time in 29 years.
Qabuli Palow is one of the most popular dishes in Afghanistan. I figured out a way to easily mimic this dish. Is this recipe the “real deal”? No, but it tastes incredibly good and reminds me of my time spent in the country. Best of all, it’s all done in a rice cooker (and with a fraction of the oil). Continue reading “Quadly Cooking: Qabuli Palow”
Rainy Day + Empty Fridge = The decision to try home delivery with Kroger Continue reading “My First (but not last) Experience with Kroger’s Home Grocery Delivery Service”