Beautiful Christmas Décor and My Quantum Power Wheelchair

The Christmas season is by far my most favorite time of the year. I love all the time spent with family, the abundance of fun holiday activities, and the traditions that continue year after year. Nothing gets me in the holiday spirit more than decorating. Most years, my Christmas decorations go up a few daysContinue reading “Beautiful Christmas Décor and My Quantum Power Wheelchair”

A Day in the Life of a Quadriplegic

A day in the life of a quadriplegic can be a lot of work but it can also be fun, as you find ways to live your life. Here’s what a typical day is like for me with my spinal cord injury. Living as a Quadriplegic: How I Start My Day My day begins whenContinue reading “A Day in the Life of a Quadriplegic”

My Quantum Power Wheelchair Helps Me Be Successful

A large part of my life is filled with working in the office. I strive to be a vital asset to any organization in which I am a member. So, when my life drastically changed due to an autoimmune issue that left me unable to walk, I had to relearn how to navigate almost everyContinue reading “My Quantum Power Wheelchair Helps Me Be Successful”

Why I Love to Read in My Quantum Rehab Wheelchair

Most teenagers are not so fond of reading books thanks to technology. The opposite is true for me! Like Matilda and Rory Gilmore, I absolutely love to read! As a power wheelchair user, reading helps transport me to another world from the comfort of my Quantum Rehab Wheelchair with iLevel® technology. I can pick anyContinue reading “Why I Love to Read in My Quantum Rehab Wheelchair”

Why You Need a Quantum Power Wheelchair with iLevel

In today’s world, there are so many options out there for power wheelchairs. It can be overwhelming! Here some reasons why I think you should get a Quantum Power Wheelchair with iLevel® technology. My Quantum Power Wheelchair is Custom Built Quantum cares about the quality of their products. Each chair is custom built, so youContinue reading “Why You Need a Quantum Power Wheelchair with iLevel”

How My Quantum Power Wheelchair Helps Me Be Successful in College

Thanks to my Quantum Power Wheelchair, a Stretto with iLevel® technology, I can do a plethora of things on my college’s campus at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. It has made my life easier and has increased my independence. Here are some of the ways in which my power chair makes a differenceContinue reading “How My Quantum Power Wheelchair Helps Me Be Successful in College”

Living Life with a Spinal Cord Injury

This September, let’s celebrate National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month! A spinal cord injury (SCI) is a life altering condition that significantly impacts individuals and families. With an SCI, a patient sustains damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function, movement and/or feeling. There are two types of spinal cord injuries:Continue reading “Living Life with a Spinal Cord Injury”

Tell Medicare How iLevel Makes a Difference in Your Life

I have been talking about my Stretto Power Chair with iLevel® technology a lot, and there is a super good reason for that. CMS is having an open comment period about whether they should cover iLevel. While I tend to talk about and show off the iLevel feature on my Stretto Power Wheelchair a lot,Continue reading “Tell Medicare How iLevel Makes a Difference in Your Life”

My Quantum Power Wheelchair is a Great Tool

I often get asked about the differences between using a manual wheelchair compared to using a power chair. I use both very frequently. So, here are the benefits of each and how my Quantum Power Wheelchair serves as a tool. The Benefits of a Manual Wheelchair When I Travel When I need to travel, it’sContinue reading “My Quantum Power Wheelchair is a Great Tool”

Wheelchair Users Need Access to Seat Elevation Like iLevel

One of the tenants that I live by is a quote by Maya Angelou: “Know better, do better.” I’ve never understood why we hold so tight to our beliefs and outdated ways of doing something when we learn more and have access to new advancements, like technology. With the advancement of wheelchairs, like the widespreadContinue reading “Wheelchair Users Need Access to Seat Elevation Like iLevel”