Using iLevel Technology in My Herb Garden

One of the things I enjoy doing is gardening. My mom has a very big flower garden in our backyard with a water fountain and a gazebo. There’s even a special area with a couple of birdfeeders where you can sit and watch the birds. For the past five years, I have been tending aContinue reading “Using iLevel Technology in My Herb Garden”

How to Obtain a More Accessible Kitchen without a Major Renovation

My husband and I are both wheelchair users. We’ve lived in our home a little over 10 years. Before that, we lived in apartments, where we were limited in what we could do to adapt our home. While it sounds appealing to modify everything to our preferences, it’s expensive and we also want our homeContinue reading “How to Obtain a More Accessible Kitchen without a Major Renovation”

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”

Searching for Businesses That Cater to the Disability Community

Although I have been blessed with an active and satisfying life but one aspect of being disabled keeps rearing its ugly head. I still have some problems getting services for things I want. I am a woman who is into fashion, makeup, hair styles, skin health and more. At times, maintaining a moderate but substantialContinue reading “Searching for Businesses That Cater to the Disability Community”

Birthday Party Planning as a Parent in a Wheelchair

Planning birthday parties is among my favorite parts of parenthood. This year feels even more special because we haven’t gone all out in a couple of years. Our youngest’s 3rd birthday party in 2020 was our last large family gathering. Many of us have not seen each other in months or longer! This year, we’reContinue reading “Birthday Party Planning as a Parent in a Wheelchair”

Positive Changes in the Pandemic

Over two years ago, everyone’s lives dramatically changed due to COVID-19. The fast-paced life we led came to a screeching halt. With our daily routines so abruptly interrupted, we had to learn new ways to carry on. As an individual living with a disability, I must confess that I enjoyed and still enjoy some ofContinue reading “Positive Changes in the Pandemic”

My Favorite Features in My New Accessible Sewing Room

For the past two months, my partner and I have been slowly plugging away on moving things around in our house. One of the projects that we’ve been doing is setting up my wheelchair friendly sewing room! What exactly makes my room wheelchair friendly? Aside from being on the first floor of our house, myContinue reading “My Favorite Features in My New Accessible Sewing Room”

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”

Great Tips for Using Your Power Chair When Announcing

As a PA announcer, I have many tips for announcing, especially while using my Stretto Power Wheelchair with iLevel® technology. My iLevel Power Chair has changed the game for me when it comes to announcing. So, I want to share with others how you can use your power wheelchair effectively when announcing sports, performing orContinue reading “Great Tips for Using Your Power Chair When Announcing”

Finding New Ways to Express My Art After SCI

I’ve been doing graffiti actively for over 20 years. Most of that time was before my accident. Today, I am a C3 and C4 quadriplegic. I use a power chair with iLevel® technology for mobility and to maintain my independence. How I Got into Graffiti Art You may know how I originally got into graffitiContinue reading “Finding New Ways to Express My Art After SCI”