August 2015

My Spring ‘Break’ or Try to Avoid Getting Hammered, OK?

By | August 27th, 2015|

Getting hammered on spring break isn't what it's cracked up to be, says Jim Barry. On March 20th last year, the first day of [...]

Dating (and Marrying) Another Wheelchair User

By | August 25th, 2015|

When you use a wheelchair, dating presents its own series of problems. I have heard everything from "It's such a shame, you're so pretty" to [...]

I Love G-loves Wheelchair Gloves

By | August 20th, 2015|

G-loves. No, that is not a typo. It is the name of my new favorite accessory. G-loves. They're stylized gloves on crack. Technically for weight [...]

3 Responses to “Do You Need Help?”

By | August 18th, 2015|

There are a few phrases I hear on the regular that most people don’t — “Hey, speed racer!” “Oh, I’m so sorry.” “You’re inspirational.” “So, [...]

Meet Preston, “The Inspectors” Character with an SCI

By | August 10th, 2015|

This fall, CBS will have a new show airing called The Inspectors. It is a crime drama about the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and features [...]

Calling All Bloggers

By | August 3rd, 2015|

Have some thoughts you'd like to share? Consider submitting a blog entry to the NM Blog. Want to see your blog on Newmobility.com? [...]

June 2015

What’s Cooler than an App Controlled Thermostat?

By | June 26th, 2015|

With Summer finally upon us, the heat is on. It's only June in Minnesota, and we've hit 90 degrees three days already. I have my [...]

Sorry, But I’m Not “That Sweet Wheelchair Girl”

By | June 16th, 2015|

There comes a time in every woman's life when she realizes apologizing all of the time isn't getting her anywhere, but as women, we're trained [...]

Stairclimbing Wheelchairs: Fact and Fiction

By | June 12th, 2015|

The 2009 Galileo prototype shown in this screenshot was never fully built, and currently there are no plans to finish it. The intersection [...]

May 2015

Why is the Wheelchair so Scary?

By | May 15th, 2015|

Growing up, there was a man, Mike, who lived down the street and who used a power wheelchair. He had broken his neck as a [...]

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