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Straight Outta

William G Enloe Magnet High School is more than my alma mater, it’s the best! While I was there (class of 96) I knew Enloe was something special but now with my 20 year reunion right around the corner I really know it. I could tell you a million stories and reasons why it’s so great and how my time … Continue reading

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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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Fear

Funny, my wife and I were talking about the prediction of mini ice age in 15 years and I had an epiphany. As I’m sitting here (like usually do being wheelchair bound and all, lol) causally explaining how we needed a wood burning fireplace and to stock pile firewood, dry goods, etc. I was really freaking out. Ok not really … 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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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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NRN First Full Week

I made it through my first full week of NRN. It seems like its improving each day. What do I mean by improving you say? I’ll explain it the best I can without getting too technical. There are physical therapist/technicians that move my legs through the walking motion. If my legs are tight or spastic it is hard for them … Continue reading

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Starting the Neurorecovery Network

All righty then… Let me see… I’m trying to figure out where to start because my last entry was, wow, on my rebirth-day, 8/1. I have to do better! Well, I’m back in Atlanta for the Neurorecovery Network (NRN). It started on Wednesday with some baseline testing. The coolest test they did was a standing test to see what my … Continue reading

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It’s My Party

Yep, today is my 2 year rebirth day, the anniversary of my life changing accident. Every time one of these milestones come up they bring about mixed emotions. On one hand I feel great full for my life and all the progress I have made. On the other hand I feel disappointed that I’m not further along. It’s also crazy … Continue reading

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