Everybody loves tasty grilled food, but for many people with spinal cord injuries, they get too worried about burning themselves and just don’t even bother. Barbecue and paralysis may not be two peas in a pod, but they can coexist safely, and that is the purpose of our end-of-the-summer post.
You don’t have to live in fear of your grill any longer. Our videos will prove you can use your grill without burning yourself. All you need are a few handy tricks, like the right grill to purchase.
In honor of Labor Day, we present you with three of our best barbecue videos. Read this post
Newly crowned Ms. Wheelchair America 2015 Sam Schroth, 22 years old from Appleton, Wisconsin, is new to the wheelchair game. She was injured less than two years ago in a freak accident just before she was about to move onto her secondary studies.
But the thing about Sam – she’s one of those determined individuals who despite being a paraplegic couldn’t sit still for long. Not only did she win Ms. Wheelchair America as a newbie paraplegic, she’s switching gears with her studies and is moving onto an even more prestigious degree.
A farm girl at heart with the courage and the drive you would expect, check out our newest SCI Superstar – Sam Schroth. Read this entry
When it comes to climbing stairs, that’s not really in the vocabulary of someone who uses a wheelchair on a regular basis. Most of us resign ourselves to the first floor and that is that. However there are some people in wheelchairs who are the exact opposite and would never let a puny thing like a step dare get in their way.
I love these people too. They show the world that people in wheelchairs can be quite unexpected. Just because some of us can’t walk, it absolutely doesn’t mean we’re weak. These very strong individuals include paraplegics and those with minor to moderate spinal bifida and cerebral palsy.
It’s a feat, a work of art, the way some individuals climb stairs without leg movement. Read this entry
Dutch wheelchair tennis athlete Esther Vergeer, 29, has been chosen to grace the cover of ESPN magazine’s 2010 Body Issue. She’s the first woman in a wheelchair to be featured in the magazine’s anticipated issue (which photographs athletes at the top of their game in artfully nude poses). Read more.
– Tiffiny, the fashionista paralyzed blogger (bio)