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I Do Not Like My Caregiver...
Wednesday, October 05, 2016

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  1. Catharsis: It's Ok To Cry
    09 Aug, 2017
    Catharsis: It's Ok To Cry
    ca·thar·sis noun noun: catharsis; plural noun: catharses 1. the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions. synonyms: emotional release, relief, release, venting; More Good morning my wheelchair sisters.  How are you?  How are you really?  Did you wake up with a lot of nerve pain today?  Did you have an accident while you were sleeping?  Did your neuropathy keep you up all night again?  Are you feeling hormonal and emotional?  Are you feeling down
  2. Uva Ursi: The Natural Antibiotic for UTI.
    21 Jul, 2017
    Uva Ursi: The Natural Antibiotic for UTI.
    It is safe to say one of the top complications a person experiences after a spinal cord injury are urinary tract infections(UTI).  Specifically, recurrent urinary tract infections.  As a result we are continuously prescribed various antibiotics that supposedly kill all the infection related bacteria.  The problem I have experienced as well as observed is, when a person starts to show symptoms of a UTI a doctor is quick to prescribe an antibiotic that is used for a broad spectrum of bacteria.
  3. Vegetarian Quadriplegic
    14 Jun, 2017
    Vegetarian Quadriplegic
    Is It Difficult being a vegetarian after a spinal cord injury?  The answer is ... Yes, and no.  It does take some effort. When living with and recovering from paralysis, your food intake is key to your recovery and staying healthy.  I'm not going to get all political and preachy on the reasons why I chose vegetarianism, and I am not interested in having any kind of debate on vegetarianism, veganism, or any other ism for that matter.  Honestly, the reason I stopped eating meat was mainly for