Category Archives: Recreation

Quad Father’s Day

Father’s Day was just about 2 weeks ago now so I know I’m late but I wanted to talk about my greatest gift. I didn’t actually receive it on Father’s Day but on the Thursday before. This gift was a gift that was too big to come by US mail, FedEx or UPS. It’s kind of funny actually because I … Continue reading

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My First Book: 7 Day Book Preview

If you’ve been following my blog you know how important my kids are and continuing to be an active father is to me. You have probably also seen one of my new hobbies/therapeutic recreation activities, iPhone photography and editing. I have combined the two to create my first children’s photo book called, THE ADVENTURES OF THE GREAT ACTION JAXON! This … Continue reading

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NRN First Full Week

I made it through my first full week of NRN. It seems like its improving each day. What do I mean by improving you say? I’ll explain it the best I can without getting too technical. There are physical therapist/technicians that move my legs through the walking motion. If my legs are tight or spastic it is hard for them … Continue reading

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Iphone Lover

A big chunk of my morning has been devoted to figuring out and paying these medical bills. This is not just a SCI thing, anybody who has had a major medical event knows that medical/insurance billing makes no sense. The good news is that with the use of the iPhone/iPad I’ve been able to take care of this myself rather … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo

This weekend, was Cinco de Mayo and I had a great time hanging out at my friends house, who had a nice family friendly Cinco de Mayo potluck lunch. Now that the weather is getting nice I really like to get out more and be social, but its not as easy as it used to be. Yesterday was a prime … Continue reading

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Instababs is my new therapeutic recreation  activity which combines assistive technology, fine motor skills, art and social media. Instababs is actually a hash-tag used in Instagram to describe photos that have been created or edited using smart phone apps such as  Camera+, Snapseed, Frame Magic, Squaready and Juxtaposer.  Basically, you take a photo(s) and use multiple apps to make the … Continue reading

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