Monthly Archives: May 2013

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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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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I Love My Wife

First thing I want to say is that I love my wife, Yasmine, so much and I greatly appreciate all that she does for me and the boys. Second, I want to give a shout out to all the single parents out there. I try to do as much as I can with the boys and provide moral support for … 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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Every Day With A CNA

Well, I’m finally up after about 2.5 hours of nursing care. This includes a bowel program, shower, dressing and range of motion. Most quadriplegics with my level of injury (C5-C6) require some one to complete the task above. This person is either a family member or hired nurse (not covered by insurance). In my case we use a nurse because … Continue reading

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