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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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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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BOLO

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.

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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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Stolen Memories: Ilderton Conversions

Today is both of my son’s last day of gymnastics camp and they will be putting on a performance to show off their new skills. Unfortunately, I won’t be attending. I will not see my 3 year old in his first performance or see how my 6 year old improved from last year. I will not be there to hug … 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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You Must Be Your Own Advocate: Letter to Whistleblower9

I’ve made countless calls and e-mails trying to deal with my issues with Charlotte’s Special Transit Service. Here is my next move! I post this letter in hopes to not only bring awareness but to inspire others to be their own advocate and to keep pushing the issue. Your efforts will not only help you but may help others like … 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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