May 2016

Going Back to High School

By | May 5th, 2016|

Back in 1984, Sheri, newly injured, was afraid and anxious. Today she is strong and confident. Thirty-two years ago, she took to her [...]

April 2016

Medical Marijuana: Are You Experienced?

By | April 27th, 2016|

Pain is not fun. Way back in 1973 I was laid up in an LA hospital recovering from surgery, zoning out on Valium. A friend [...]

First I Married My Amazing Husband, Then I Became Paralyzed

By | April 18th, 2016|

On April 6, 2013, I married my amazing husband. On August 13, 2013, I became paralyzed. We are still going strong and celebrating our third [...]

How Macaroni and Cheese and Green Beans Helped Me to Develop Grit

By | April 6th, 2016|

Grit is all about being resilient. Failing and getting back up.

The World is Collapsing and We Are Pretty Screwed (so might as well be happy)

By | April 4th, 2016|

The world is going to hell in a hand basket, and the whole ship is going to come crashing down.

March 2016

Outrider USA: Building Wings and Making Dreams

By | March 25th, 2016|

Outrider USA designs and sells road and off-road Electric Adventure Vehicles for nondisabled and physically disabled adventurers.

WHILL Gets FDA Clearance

By | March 24th, 2016|

The hottest new option on the personal mobility front just got a lot hotter with the announcement that the FDA has cleared the new WHILL [...]

Finally! An Adaptive CrossFit Wheelchair

By | March 15th, 2016|

Athlete Michael Mills has created the world's first adaptive crossfit wheelchair. Michael Mills knew he’d found a new passion when he discovered adaptive [...]

Is Long Term Managed Healthcare the Best States Can Come Up With?

By | March 4th, 2016|

As states turn to long term managed health care to streamline services, consumers like Tom Turner are left wondering if there's a better way. [...]

Election Day: Show Up, Be Seen, Advocate and #RevUp! the Vote

By | March 2nd, 2016|

Lex Frieden, a chief architect of the Americans with Disabilities Act, director, Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) program at TIRR Memorial Hermann, addresses a [...]

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