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Perhaps because of all the skepticism in media, I never felt the urge to buy the Apple Watch until my husband trumped me with this ridiculous logic.
“Why wouldn’t you get it?” He asked one day while watching its commercial. “It’s basically made for you.”** Read More
Dear Jana “Warrior” Waring, Congratulations on winning GUTS All Stars! In five short years, you’ll become paralyzed from the chest down from participating in a stunt show at Sea World. So enjoy every second of this victory and know that just like the fall during the obstacle course, you will pick yourself up and be […]** Read More
I’m fascinated by people that commit murder. My husband already knows this because I look forward to watching Lester Holt explain murder mysteries on Dateline each weekend. And each time we watch an episode I can’t help but ask him the following questions: So… do you think he/she is guilty? And. At what point do […]** Read More
Put it on your traveling list! Japan is lovable in so many ways.
Here are 12 reasons the 12-hour flight is worth it!** Read More
Every time I see a wheelchair blog titled “What You Need To know About Spinal Cord Injury” or in the case of one shared on The Huffington Post most recently, “8 Misconceptions of Life With Paralysis,” I cringe. It’s usually because the article was written by someone newly injured, emotionally charged and all “Yes! I can have sex! I can do anything!” While I […]** Read More
Like a litter of adorable adoptable puppies, my wheelchair attracts physical contact, head tilting and high-pitched voices from all walks of society. After fifteen years of being paralyzed I’ve become accustomed to the attention that comes along with adversity. In fact, I once thought I was special. Now it seems disabled people are everywhere, especially […]** Read More
Each morning, I wake up on my side; I have not moved from that position the entire night. My mouth is dry. I reach for the jug of water that is within arm’s reach, gulping the water through a straw. Though the splash of cool liquid feels good in my mouth, it does nothing to relieve my fat, swollen tongue…** Read More
Feeling balanced and hypnotized by the high that comes from bending and stretching, Cory and I left our private yoga session only to be slapped in the face with reality. The elevator button would not light up. After a few minutes of waiting, Cory went up the stairs to see what was going on. The […]** Read More
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