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Hey, I just wanted to say Happy New Year from my family to you and yours! Also, I’m looking forward to the adventures this new year will bring so be on the look out, that’s BOLO for short for new exciting content.
Kicks and Coffee two things I can’t do like I want to… By no means have I ever been a sneaker head but I like a fresh pair of kicks with a little bit of lace game. Now here is where you’d think the wheelchair guy would have a leg up (lol) seeing that they stay safely planted on the … Continue reading
Ok, for those of you that don’t know what a U cuff is, it is short for universal cuff. It is a strap that goes on your hand that has a slot for a tool/utensil for a person that does not have normal (grasp) hand function. Most people use a u cuff to hold eating and writing utensils or a … Continue reading
It’s official as of this weekend my old monster handicap van is gone. As much junk as I talk about my old van I know it was a huge blessing for us to get a reliable accessible vehicle at the price we did. It served us well as our transitional vehicle over the past 2 years. Yep countless trips to … Continue reading
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
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
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.
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
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
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