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Kicks N Coffee

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

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No Offense

The images or content that I post this month at times may seem harsh, negative, etc but the purpose is to give you insight into my Quad-Life experience which “ain’t always sunshine and rainbows”. Overall, I’m in a good place, after dealing with this for the passed 4 years, so just know these are just moments in time or thoughts … Continue reading

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iQuadits: Instababs Evolved

I’ve talked about instababs in previous entries but basically, instababs are photos that you edit using multiple smart phone apps to make the picture look cooler than the original. The new resulting picture is called an “edit”. For me instababs started out as just entertainment or a therapeutic recreation activity to pass the countless hours sitting in my wheelchair. Now … Continue reading

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If I Didn’t Have To I Wouldn’t

Well, ladies and gents if you follow my blog or you know me personally, you know that I really don’t like asking for help especially in the form of fundraisers but I realize that to keep moving and progressing I don’t have a choice. This year we are hosting a cash raffle to raise funds to continue my therapy at … 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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Please Advise: The ABRT Movement

As you probably already know, I am a spinal cord injury victim and believer in activity-based restorative therapy (ABRT) as performed at establishments like Race to Walk/Project Walk. With all the research and success stories associated with activity-based restorative therapy programs where are we with implementing them in hospitals as well as insurance coverage for it in hospitals and private … 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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The Monster is Gone, Ain’t Nothing Like Giving

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

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The Tipping Point

Yesterday, I reached the tipping point, I fell out of my chair for the first time! I’m not really sure what happened. I was in the shower chair with my nurse and I told her I needed to lean forward because I was feeling dizzy. The next thing I remember is feeling my head hit the tile floor. The nurse … Continue reading

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NRN IS DEAD (The Wake Up Call)

I know you all were probably on the edge of your seat waiting to see how week two of NRN went, WELL……………. It started off a little rocky because of the long Labor Day weekend on Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday went great and well Friday lets just say I ended the week with a bang! On Friday, I rolled to … Continue reading

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