Every girl wants the freedom of throwing up her hair. Elizabeth Kolbe, 25, a C6-7 quad with paralyzed hands, figured out a way to put her hair up after working on a technique for 2 years. Watch!
Student turns Wiimote into head-movement wheelchair controller
Perfect for quadriplegics, and it cost only $534 to make. Here’s how he did it.
Lobsters may help the paralyzed walk again (and now I’m hungry)
Researchers at the Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine has discovered that a common sugar compound found in crustacean shells can heal damaged nerve cells in Guinea Pigs. Read the blog
Wheelchair malfunction kills paralyzed man, family sues for $10 mill
Not dead yet, and still receiving gifts
Having Pneumonia for 10 days this month was by far the scariest health thing I’ve experienced since breaking my neck in 1993. Thanks to massive antibiotics and figuring out how to cough using my knee, I beat it. So check this, upon coming home here’s an awesome Bowie stencil I received as a Welcome Home gift:
I’ve always loved this older photograph of the legendary Mr. Bowie.
February lessons: 1) I CAN beat Pnemonia as a C6 quad despite the odds being against me. 2) Homemade gifts are awesome.
Don’t ever think life with a spinal cord injury gets dull. It never does. And never forget how good it feels to breathe.
Quadriplegic researching erotic energy for healing
Rafe Briggs is the man. His research explores new ways to experience erotic energy, nervous system be damned. And his blog is HOT.