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Burn Something (Please Don’t)

I did something scary and dangerous today… I had to do it, I had no choice. I was home alone and I couldn’t go without it. Today I poured myself a cup of coffee, crazy right?! Yeah, my family is out of town this weekend so I had my nurse make me some coffee before she left. I really wanted a … Continue reading

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5

Man oh man another August 1st has rolled up on me… It’s always a time of mixed emotions. On one hand I’m so grateful for all the progress I’ve made, staying healthy, all the love/support and relationships, etc that have happened over the passed 5 years but on the other hand the frustration and disappointment I feel that physically I’m … Continue reading

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4 Fun Instead (4th Year Accident Anniversary)

I woke up yesterday morning feeling kind of pressured to write some long drawn out thing about it being my 4 year accident anniversary (AKA my Rebirthday), but I decided to go play with my kids and live life instead. In short it’s been 4 years since I broke my neck and changed my life forever and now it’s time … Continue reading

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Happy Martin Luther King Day

In the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movement I want to expose another movement, a movement that like many others I did not know existed. This movement is the Disability Rights Movement. In 2011 PBS released 60-minute documentary called “Lives Worth Living” by filmmaker Eric Neudel. The film follows the evolution of the disability rights … Continue reading

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Loosing My Grip!

My wrist seem to very very slowly getting better. If you have been following my progress you may recall around last September I lost the wrist function that I did have, which was wrist extension. Wrist extension is when you can bend your wrist up like you are doing the Motorcycle. This function is very important because it gives me … Continue reading

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Fat Boy

Today will be a light one, today I want talk about all the fat @$$ quads out there! Just kidding, lol, kinda… After my accident I lost around 50 pounds and I wasn’t fat to start with, unless you ask G Pitt, so I was looking pretty anorexic. Now that I have regained a healthy amount of my weight and … 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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Don’t Believe the Hype/Prognosis (Chuck D Voice)

Ok today I want to show you what the medical outlook is for me based on my injury level. In all honesty it is quite depressing so before I tell you I want to give you reasons why I don’t believe it and why you shouldn’t either. First thing is that I believe in God and through God all things … Continue reading

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This Quad Needs A Sign And A Hobby

Looking back at yesterday, I wish I had a big sign that says my condition, what happened to me and that Brody was conceived prior to me getting hurt. We went to the big play area at Plaza Fiesta and as always you could see the questions on all the parents faces. Anyway, lets move on to today. My goal … Continue reading

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45 Minute Gym Commute

Yesterday was gym day. After my nursing care is complete my wife helps me take my meds and eat breakfast, then it’s off on a 45 minute ride to the gym. You’re probably wondering why I go to a gym that is 45 minutes away. I go to a special gym called Race to Walk. Race to Walk is patterned … Continue reading

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