Paraplegic demonstrates adaptive tools for independent living. Paraplegics, disabled, elderly, wheelchair users. Continue reading Adaptive Equipment: The Grabber – Paraplegic demonstrates its uses
Ever wonder how paraplegics get dressed? Putting on and removing shoes is part of a series of videos and posts to inspire and educate. Continue reading Paraplegic demonstrates putting on and removing shoes.
Wheelchair dancing! Yes, it’s a thing! After my husband’s accident, we found new ways to dance together. Here’s our video of The Git Up Challenge. We hope you enjoy! Continue reading Life as Paraplegic: Dancing The Git Up Dance Challenge
Avoiding germs and the corona virus is on everyone’s mind. Learn how to put on and remove sterile gloves. Continue reading How to put sterile gloves on and how to remove them.
My last post about my husband Arthur in rehab ended with “One way or the other, Arthur will be out of his current facility tomorrow.”
If only that statement were true.
Maybe our journey will help you navigate the medical system should you ever need to. Continue reading The “joys” of transferring my husband from sub-acute to acute rehab.
The daily life of a paraplegic is exhausting. Most things take much longer to do than before. Here is a snapshot of life as a paraplegic. Continue reading Living Life as a Paraplegic
Who cares for the caregiver? What are YOU doing to take care of YOURself? Continue reading What are you doing to take care of YOURSELF?
Giving my husband back his independence as a paraplegic. Continue reading My Husband’s Independence Day
Being a paraplegic has many obvious challenges. But there are many challenges that aren’t as obvious. Below are a few that we never would have known about if my husband wasn’t a paraplegic. They may also apply if you’re in a wheelchair for other medical reasons and can’t walk on your own. So take what you like and leave the rest! Life is short! … Continue reading 10 More things you didn’t know about being a paraplegic!
More than anything, my husband would love to be able to walk again. We pray every day for the miracle. And we live our life in the meantime. Below are things you may not have known about living life in a wheelchair or being a paraplegic. 1. It’s more than just not being able to walk. Kind people want to make themselves feel better about their loved … Continue reading 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Paraplegics