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 [...]

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 [...]

Revisiting the Ballet

By | May 7th, 2015|

It seems almost every girl who breaks her neck or back has a sad story about how she used to love to dance. Well, I [...]

A Sixth Digit Worn Like a Ring — Brilliant!

By | May 1st, 2015|

In March, Josh Smith, a recently paralyzed engineer, launched a successful Kickstarter campaign for the Sixth Digit, one of the smartest products I've ever seen [...]

April 2015

The Alivia: Possibly the Perfect Wheelchair Bag

By | April 25th, 2015|

The Alivia Bag by Wildflower NYC is one of the classiest, most well-designed bags yet to be made for a wheelchair user, and after being [...]

Quads and Achingly Perfect Straight Pant Seams

By | April 15th, 2015|

Even the model sporting these Izzy Camilerri Adaptive Clothing pants has fantastically straight pant seams. There are a lot of strange things that [...]

America’s Freedom Sailor to Build Accessible Tall Ship

By | April 10th, 2015|

Boats are notoriously unfriendly to wheelchairs, and let's be honest — "accessible boats" are never really that great. This is why America's Freedom Sailor, a [...]

Customized “Pimp Your Chair” Service Debuts

By | April 1st, 2015|

You, too, could have zebra stripes decorating your bright purple ride! Ever since I first saw the chromed bling on Colours manual wheelchairs, [...]

March 2015

Helloooo … I’m right here. … Stop being rude!

By | March 24th, 2015|

Check out United Spinal's Disability Etiquette booklet for more tips on how to not be rude. It's a strange, strange world when it [...]

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