A Goal to Survive

A Goal to Survive

From a very young age I was competing in sports, starting with competitive skiing at four years old. It's always been a part of me and has always been my biggest passion. Aside from skiing and golfing, which I competed in for 12 years, I also played badminton and basketball in high school. Then of course, there were my other hobbies like mountain biking, hiking, ping pong, squash, and more.

Posted on 7/16/2019


Horticultural Therapy at Growing Gardens

Horticultural Therapy at Growing Gardens

Gardeners have long known that a little sun and soil does the body good. Not only does it provide a great source of exercise, but it's also considered a great leisure activity that's relaxing and incredibly restorative. Plus, gardening is also a wonderful opportunity to make friends and engage with others in the community.

Posted on 7/9/2019


5 Packing Tips for Wheelchair Users

5 Packing Tips for Wheelchair Users

Packing for any trip can be tricky, as it's difficult to predict what you'll need, let alone taking the weather and your trip activities into consideration. Wheelchair users experience even more packing difficulties, as there has to be extra space for wheelchair accessories, maintenance items, mobility equipment, and medication, too.

Posted on 7/2/2019


How Horseback Riding Changed My Life

How Horseback Riding Changed My Life

My name is Bryanna Tanase and I am a 20-year-old woman living with cerebral palsy. For those of you who don't know, cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological condition caused by brain damage that affects motor skills, coordination, and movement. My goal in writing this is to share how I started riding horses, what my journey has been like, and the benefits I receive from riding and being around horses.

Posted on 6/25/2019


Interabled Relationships: The New Norm

Interabled Relationships: The New Norm

I recently sat down with my friend, Jess, to hear about how she met her fiancé, the ways they find fun things to do together, and some of the trials & tribulations that they have withstood together over the past 12 years. We dove into the funny, the serious, and the reality of being in an interabled relationship where sometimes we must rely on our partners in unexpected ways.

Posted on 6/18/2019


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