January 2017

Girls' Weekend

Girls' Weekend

I'm always up for anything! Being in a wheelchair hasn't changed my wildly adventurous spirit in the slightest. So when my friends decided to call a "girls' weekend" to go relax and get our energy back, you can count me in!

Posted on 1/31/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Finding Resources After Trauma - Spinal Cord Injury

Finding Resources After Trauma - Spinal Cord Injury

How am I going to play sports now? That is the question I was asking myself after my injury at 29 years old. After 26 years of being a recreational athlete, I was afraid of the answer.

Posted on 1/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | 5 comments


Wheelchair Fitness: Staying Fit and Why?

Wheelchair Fitness: Staying Fit and Why?

There are so many articles and videos about wheelchair fitness that it can feel overwhelming. Where and how do I get started? How do I find the time? Getting started with wheelchair fitness can be daunting. But there is a secret.

Posted on 1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Life on Wheels Is Fun Fun Fun

Life on Wheels Is Fun Fun Fun

Personally, I've never really liked just watching from afar, so I wheeled myself into the middle of the crowd. I had heard of people who had crowd surfed in wheelchairs before, so I figured I'd give it a shot. What was the worst that could happen? I could end up in a wheelchair?

Posted on 1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM | 1 comments


Rediscovering Fitness from a Wheelchair

Rediscovering Fitness from a Wheelchair

In life, there are small obstacles and big obstacles that keep us from doing what we want to do. Most of the small ones can be beaten quickly and with little effort, while the bigger ones are intimidating and aren't so easy to figure out. I had to deal with one of the really big obstacles — becoming paralyzed from the waist-down.

Posted on 1/3/2017 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


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