Accessibility, Adaptation, Advocacy, Anger, Bathing, Bible Study, Christian, Depression, Dressing, Emotional Coping, fatigue, Finger contractures, Grooming, Home Help, Home Medical Equipment, Insomnia, Mobility, Mood, Pain, Power Wheelchairs, Prayer, Priorities, RA, SCI Hand Involvement, Sherry’s Story, Spinal Cord Injury, Therapy, Wheelchairs, Writing

Living Life, Trusting God In This Stressful World

During a stressful moment or a stressful day and you are told or perhaps hear someone say “If you have stress, then you must not be trusting God” it isn’t something you care to hear at that moment. Your defenses go up saying sure I trust in God, my problem is that I’m having a… Continue reading Living Life, Trusting God In This Stressful World

Emotional Coping

What Is A True Friend?

Webster’s dictionary defines friendship as a relationship where one knows, likes, admires and trusts another or where one is allied with another in a cause, or where one is a supporter of a group or a movement. I define friendship as a relationship between two people based on mutual respect, affection and admiration.”The only way… Continue reading What Is A True Friend?

Accessibility, Adaptation, Depression, Emotional Coping, Finger contractures, Holidays, Home Help, Kitchen Adaptation, Mobility

My First Thanksgiving…….in a wheelchair

Before I begin to share what I feel led to write for this blog post I want to wish everyone a very happy thanksgiving. I also need to express how thankful I truly am for so many blessings God has given me. The simple fact that I am alive is a huge blessing. I have… Continue reading My First Thanksgiving…….in a wheelchair

Anger, Bible Study, Christian, Emotional Coping, Forgiveness, Mood, Therapy

To Find Peace We Must Find Forgiveness.

Sometimes things just flood my brain. I am trying so hard to find peace in my life. With God's word to guide us and God's grace all things are possible. To find peace within ourselves, some level of forgiveness must occur. Forgiveness for ourselves and for others is what gives us peace to face life.… Continue reading To Find Peace We Must Find Forgiveness.

Advocacy, Anger, Bible Study, Christian, Diagnosis, Emotional Coping, Pain, Treatment

Permission Granted – Then ‘Let God’

Ok, folks, I've given myself permission once and only once to feel devastated. I have earned the right to cry and get it all out of my system and I have. Now I will hold onto God a little tighter, sit in His lap a little longer and remember when this all began I promised… Continue reading Permission Granted – Then ‘Let God’

Adaptation, Bible Study, Christian, Depression, Emotional Coping, Pain, Therapy, Writing

Seeing Over The Horizon

It feels wonderful when the rough times begin to fade and the new wonderful days arrive. You begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel and know that soon tomorrow will be here and it will be far better than today. There are times when you are going through the darkest days… Continue reading Seeing Over The Horizon

SCI Research, SCI Search For A Cure, Spinal Cord Injury, Treatment

SEARCH FOR SCI CURE: Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation study in Minnesota seeks 100 volunteers — Northern California Spinal Cord Network

SEARCH FOR SCI CURE: Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation study in Minnesota seeks 100 volunteers — Northern California Spinal Cord Network — Read on norcalsci.org/news/2019/11/10/search-for-sci-cure-epidural-stimulation-study

Accessibility, Adaptation, Diagnosis, Emotional Coping, fatigue, Finger contractures, Home Medical Equipment, Mobility, Power Wheelchairs, RA, SCI Hand Involvement, Scleroderma, Spinal Cord Injury, Therapy, Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs, Manual or Power? Reasons My Medical and Therapy Team Recommend A Power Chair

Oh how I never wanted in my mind to ‘give in’ and go to full use of a power chair. After getting into a manual I actually didn’t want to even sit in another power chair ever again. For some reason I saw it as an act of giving up all my independence and it… Continue reading Wheelchairs, Manual or Power? Reasons My Medical and Therapy Team Recommend A Power Chair