How I Clean with My Quantum Rehab Wheelchair

I have begun to gather my cleaning tools and formulate my plan to get the homestead prepared for the fall with its barrage of holidays, guests and visiting family members. I am a little limited on what I can handle since I rely heavily on my Edge® 3 Power Chair with iLevel® technology to moveContinue reading “How I Clean with My Quantum Rehab Wheelchair”

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”

Fun Activities on My Summer Bucket List

As the summer quickly draws to a close, I and my husband realized a few days ago that we haven’t done even half of our summer bucket list. Every year since we tied the knot, my hubby and I have made a list of things that are reasonably affordable and memorable. This bucket list getsContinue reading “Fun Activities on My Summer Bucket List”

Getting Maintenance Done When You Have a Conversion Van

When it comes to getting around in a car, I’m thankful to have a side entry minivan with electronic controls that I can drive. I can remain in my Edge® 3 Power Wheelchair and operate the vehicle too. all by myself all from my quantum edge 3 I level power chair. If you are inContinue reading “Getting Maintenance Done When You Have a Conversion Van”

Summer is Here: Hot Grilling Tips for Wheelchair Users

It’s summer now, which means it is prime grilling season! Most of you have seen my posts about grilling. I love it. It’s simple, quick and easy. Cleanup is minimal. Honestly, I think the food just tastes better when cooked on a grill. If you enjoy grilling or want to get the most out ofContinue reading “Summer is Here: Hot Grilling Tips for Wheelchair Users”

Great Wheelchair-Accessible Eats in Downtown St. Louis

I live in the downtown area of St Louis, which is not as big as people think. In my area, there’s a lot of cool things that you can get to from where I live, including different kinds of restaurants. The building where I live is pretty nice, which is great because we all knowContinue reading “Great Wheelchair-Accessible Eats in Downtown St. Louis”

Great Tips on Protecting Your Wheelchair in the Rain

I’m sure you have heard of the expression: “April showers being may flowers.” Well, April tends to be one of the rainiest months on record during the year. I would rather have rain than snow. Even though I enjoy how the snow looks on the ground, it’s harder for me to go out in myContinue reading “Great Tips on Protecting Your Wheelchair in the Rain”

How iLevel Technology Makes Grocery Shopping Easier

So, we all need to go grocery shopping. It’s a part of life. I used to hate it because I couldn’t reach half the items on the shelf in the store. Grocery stores aren’t exactly built at wheelchair height. Thanks to iLevel® technology on my Edge® 3 Power Wheelchair, I actually don’t mind it atContinue reading “How iLevel Technology Makes Grocery Shopping Easier”

How to Talk to Your Kids About Disability

After my diagnosis, family and friends often asked me when I will have a conversation with my children about my disability. I realized there was no perfect timing. I tried to figure out how to make such a complex subject easy for a kid to understand.  At the onset of my disability, I decided toContinue reading “How to Talk to Your Kids About Disability”

Zoe Hernandez is Rising to the Occasion with iLevel

Ever since she was nine years old, Zoe Hernandez has been interested in meteorology. Seeing how weather patterns can change from one minute to the next is fascinating to her. Zoe is inspired by professional meteorologists on television and loves to watch Jim Cantore from The Weather Channel and Gil Simmons from WTNH News 8.Continue reading “Zoe Hernandez is Rising to the Occasion with iLevel”