The Fear of Damage When Flying with My Quantum Power Wheelchair

This summer, I took two round-trip flights across the country with my Quantum Power Wheelchair. In late July, I flew with my mom to Washington, D.C., and back. In mid-August, we flew to Albany, N.Y., and back, changing planes in Chicago. The July trip was the first time I ever flew with a power wheelchair,Continue reading “The Fear of Damage When Flying with My Quantum Power Wheelchair”

Accessible Features When Traveling with My Power Chair

This month, I had the pleasure (yes, shockingly, it was a pleasure) of traveling on a plane with my power chair for the first time! I was outlandishly nervous to do so. For someone who travels for my career, this was so wildly out of my wheelhouse that it came across to me as intimidating.Continue reading “Accessible Features When Traveling with My Power Chair”

We Need More Accessible Transportation for Wheelchair Users

I am a wheelchair user, fighting for accessibility and transportation rights for disabled Americans. I write blogs and create social media posts to showcase living with a disability. I have been an advocate for transportation rights by contacting local politicians. I have many ideas to solve the transportation issues in the United States. Making transportationContinue reading “We Need More Accessible Transportation for Wheelchair Users”

What to Do When You Arrive at the Airport

In a previous blog, I shared tips on how to protect your wheelchair when traveling by plane. As much as one can plan and prepare to travel by air, as a wheelchair user the planning doesn’t stop when we get to the airport. In fact, what we do to ease potential travel woes when flyingContinue reading “What to Do When You Arrive at the Airport”

How to Protect Your Power Wheelchair When Traveling by Plane

The world seems to be picking back up again (not that there isn’t still a global pandemic). With that, summer vacationers are eager to get back in the swing of things and head out on planes, trains, and automobiles to make up for memories they may have missed over the past year or so. ForContinue reading “How to Protect Your Power Wheelchair When Traveling by Plane”

My Top Places to Visit in Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. is one of my favorite cities. I really love the history, the food, and all of the accessible outdoor spaces that D.C. has to offer. I think it’s one place that everyone should visit at least once. If you’re planning a visit to D.C., here’s some of my favorite places that you shouldContinue reading “My Top Places to Visit in Washington D.C.”

Going Viral: Man Fakes Disability and Abuses Accessibility Services

Recently in the news, there has been a story circulating of a man who skipped an airline queue by using a wheelchair and obtaining assistance from staff. The only thing wrong with this is that he was not actually injured or disabled. This man made a TikTok video in which he documented his visit toContinue reading “Going Viral: Man Fakes Disability and Abuses Accessibility Services”

New Rule to Address Lack of Accessible Bathrooms on Airplanes

During the early part of my career, I was very blessed and fortunate to travel across the country. Typically, I was on the road for over 250 days out of the year. It was very strenuous and taxing, especially with having a disability and everything involved with traveling. One of the things I was alwaysContinue reading “New Rule to Address Lack of Accessible Bathrooms on Airplanes”

Springtime and the Beautiful Flowers in St. Louis

During the month of May in St. Louis, everything comes alive! The foliage in the trees become thicker and greener and you can see it as the wind blows. This is the best time to check out some spots in the St. Louis area where you can see beautiful flowers and plants that you don’tContinue reading “Springtime and the Beautiful Flowers in St. Louis”

An Exciting Visit to Desert Hot Springs in My 4Front 2

Spring has sprung! From the gorgeous flowers blooming to the longer days of sunshine, it’s one of my favorite times of year. As a full-time entrepreneur, however, it can be hard to enjoy all that springtime has to offer. Taking Time Off This year has been different. For the first time ever, we decided asContinue reading “An Exciting Visit to Desert Hot Springs in My 4Front 2”