Dating with a Disability: Intimacy

In the second part of our dating series, Ali Ingersoll (@quirkyquad_ali; www.quirkyquad.com) talks about not letting your injury stop you from dating or having sex. Read part one here. Getting Intimate Five years after Ali’s shallow water diving accident that left her paralyzed from the chest down with limited hand mobility, she went on a dating […]

Coming Back After a Spinal Cord Injury

After sustaining a C5 spinal cord injury the summer after high school senior year, Neil was determined to be an athlete and live his life, now in a manual wheelchair. “We were coming home [from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho] and it was two o'clock in the morning. I was sleeping and [the driver] fell asleep at […]

Returning to activities after a spinal cord injury

On the way to the grocery store during a camping trip in Pennsylvania, Zac Wolfe’s life changed forever when the driver of the single cab truck he was riding in overcompensated a turn causing the truck to hit an embankment and roll over. At 19 years old, he remembers going in and out of consciousness, […]

Abilities Expo: a community for people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers

For the cities like Houston, Texas, who are lucky enough to host an Abilities Expo, the disability community eagerly awaits this annual event. It’s like a family reunion! Disability comes in many forms; some people are born with them, and some acquire them later in life, but we must all learn to thrive with them […]

Choosing the Right Intermittent Catheter Supplier

Shopping for an intermittent catheter supplier is not like shopping for everyday toiletries. Catheters are specific to your prescription and lifestyle needs. That’s why it’s essential to work with a catheter supplier that understands your needs and is willing to go the extra mile to work with your insurance to get the catheter that best works for you.   Why is intermittent catheterization needed? […]

2021 Rollettes Experience: Shifting perspectives through dance

Chelsie Hill and the Rollettes hosted their fifth annual Rollettes Experience on the weekend of July 22, 2021. Coloplast was the Diamond Sponsor, and Comfort Medical was a proud Silver Sponsor. The three-day event took place at the Sheraton LAX in Los Angeles, California.

Why it is More Convenient to Reorder Catheter and Ostomy Supplies Through an App

Editor's Note: This article is based on a review of Comfort Medical’s mobile app, which is offered to customers for easy access to their account profile and reordering medical supplies. Let’s face it, apps have reshaped how we get day-to-day tasks done. Our devices are constantly revolutionizing and streamlining the way we complete activities. Whether […]

Three Women with Mobility Challenges Share their Experiences with Motherhood: Meet Margarita

Editor's Note: This series features a panel of women with various disabilities and mobility challenges who share their personal experiences with motherhood, and resources that other women can use to overcome and cope with those challenges. Three women with mobility challenges share their experiences with motherhood For many women, the privilege of being a mother […]

Self-Care Strategies While Coping With the Coronavirus Pandemic for Wheelchair Users

About the author:  Margarita’s spinal cord injury occurred in 2006 after being shot in the neck.  With three young children, and the loss of an unborn son, Margarita fought to survive and care for her family. After her injury, Margarita experienced many of the frustrations and emotions related to the loss of mobility – which feels similar to the shelter in […]

Shelter in Place: A New Term for Most, A Lifestyle the Disability Community Knows All Too Well

About the author:  Margarita’s spinal cord injury occurred in 2006 after being shot in the neck.  With three young children, and the loss of an unborn son, Margarita fought to survive and care for her family. After her injury, Margarita experienced many of the frustrations and emotions related to the loss of mobility – which feels similar to the shelter in […]

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