How to Choose a New Power Wheelchair (and Why I Love My New One)

How to Choose a New Power Wheelchair (and Why I Love My New One)

Approaching the task of choosing a new power wheelchair can be overwhelming, as there are so many options and details that can be customized. It can be difficult to know where to start or how to choose a new power wheelchair. I love my new Quickie Q700 M, and the following steps will help you use my same approach to choosing a new power wheelchair.

Posted on 2/2/2021


5 Fantastic Things We'll Remember About 2020

5 Fantastic Things We'll Remember About 2020

I'd love to share five things that I loved about 2020. I realize how fortunate I am to even be able to say that, considering that more than 400,000 Americans have died due to the pandemic, but I want to take a few minutes to let go of the bad and focus on the good in 2020.

Posted on 1/19/2021


Women with Physical Disabilities & Body Image

Women with Physical Disabilities & Body Image

I am writing this article as a woman who has Cerebral Palsy and mainly uses a power wheelchair to travel around. I remember as a young girl (and even still today at times) feeling so inadequate looking at images of women in the media that didn't look like me. Our perception of self can be influenced by so many outside forces. And I know women and men and those who identify outside of gender norms (both disabled and non-disabled) can also feel inadequate when looking at some media images of different bodies. But it is important to remember that every body is unique and beautiful.

Posted on 12/15/2020


The Quirks of My Cerebral Palsy

The Quirks of My Cerebral Palsy

As a person with cerebral palsy (CP), I physically struggle with certain activities because of the way the neurological connection between my brain and my body is severed. But instead of focusing on my main symptoms, I would like to spend some time to discuss some of the quirks or distinct behaviors that you may see me do as a result of my CP.

Posted on 11/17/2020


Achieving Work/Life Balance When Working from Home

Achieving Work/Life Balance When Working from Home

With more and more people working from home instead of the office, the lines between work and the rest of life are becoming less defined. Here are some tips on maintaining a healthy work/life balance when working from home.

Posted on 11/3/2020


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