Monthly Archives: June 2013

Freaky Lady

Last weekend, we went to Atlantic Station to see the new Monsters movie with the boys. Afterwards, we decided to take the boys on the little train ride. As we were waiting for the train 2 ladies and a little girl came up to ride the train. I stayed behind with stroller and so did one of ladies. We start … Continue reading

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Day 3 of Day Program

Today I got over my new fear of flying! After my accident I was just like I’m not even trying to travel at all really, but I’m definitely not going to fly. Well today as a part of Shepherd’s therapeutic rec program we took a trip to the airport. We went through security and actually boarded a plane. My wife … Continue reading

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Day 2 of the Day Program

Today was a much better day! I met with my old PT and we got in my manual chair. It went surprisingly well, no great! My balance was good, I was able to do a forward pressure relief with out assistance and my shoulders were strong. My PT could not believe the progress I’ve made. Her quote of the day … Continue reading

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People Against Dr Prescribed Nocebos, PADPN

People Against Dr Prescribed Nocebos, PADPN (pronounced pad pen) coming soon. This will contain info on SCI you may not hear from your doctor and hopefully motivation to keep up the fight.

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Whatchoo Talkin Bout Willis?!

I found the following information online the other day and wonder why my doctor didn’t discuss this when going over my prognosis. Instead he only gave me the stat that I only have a 3% chance of ever walking again. “AMBULATION AFTER AN INCOMPLETE INJURY According to the Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury, or WISCI, more than half of … Continue reading

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Panhandler

Ok let me start by giving you a list of phrases: Can you Will you Do you mind Please help I need Pass me I need support Please donate These are all phrases of need and dependence and I don’t like it. I haven’t been this dependent on others since I was in diapers. Having to always ask for stuff … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Injury

A spinal cord injury falls in the category of a catastrophic injury. It’s pretty obvious how it applies to the physical damage it does and how that changes ones life, but lets touch on some of the other casualties. This injury is also mentally devastating not only for the victim, but the victims family and friends. It’s reach goes as … Continue reading

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Randomage

Today I’m just going to go totally random. One saying that I never really liked, but like it even less since my accident is, “it could be worse”. Yes, it can always be worse but when your at your lowest hearing that you could be lower is no consultation. Also, being in the rehab environment actually knowing and being friends … Continue reading

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Quad Dad Day Struggles

Some days are harder than others, some days youjust aren’t feeling it in general. You know everybody has them; days were you need a break, some alone time, a shake in the routine, etc. Pre accident I would have taken a ride, maybe worked on some music, did a home project, anything to get my mind off what ever or … Continue reading

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