Category Archives: Mobility Equipment

Bumps in the Road

Normal bodies are powered/fueled by food, water and sleep.  The output of human strength can reflect the amount and quality of input it is given. Needed strength  varies from day to day, and balance is found when input equals output. … Continue reading

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Purseless

When you move with legs, your arms are free to hold and carry things. One of the frustrating things about using mobility equipment is that using it requires hands as well as or in place of feet.  That leaves your hands and … Continue reading

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Attention All Architects

Many people worked over a stretch of time fighting to create and implement the Americans with Disabilities Act.   Every time I venture out of my house, I benefit from the guidelines that the ADA put in place.  I can’t imagine … Continue reading

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Cowardice or Bravery?

There’s a woman I know, I’ll call her Tipsy.  Tipsy has MS too. Tipsy is very unsteady on her feet.  She shuffles across rooms moving her feet about 5 inches at a time.  In the nicest way I know how, I’ve … Continue reading

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Woman on Wheels

People said I was good at remembering names.  I enjoyed the look of surprise on people’s faces when they heard their name spoken and realized I cared about who they are. If I couldn’t remember a name, I surely recognized a face I’d … Continue reading

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Against My Own Advice – Update

Awhile back, I blogged about buying a used wheelchair.  I’m happy to report that new batteries were purchased, and it works very well.   Mr. Legs cleaned it up too and it looks new. Batteries Plus is a great place.  Mr. … Continue reading

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Against My Own Advice….

I wouldn’t recommend it.  I’d even warn against it.  In fact, I believe I have warned against it.  But I did it. Our city has a local classifieds website that I have been known to browse and that is where the … Continue reading

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Rollator Love

After posting pictures of my dog and scooter, I was reminded of a moment captured when I used my rollator more often. He’s not allowed on the furniture, but he gets as close as he can.  A lot of the … Continue reading

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Scooter Love

I’m always grateful for my zippy Shoprider scooter, but I didn’t know my dog felt the same way.  He’s never been a cuddly dog, but as he gets older and I get more frail, he sticks closer.

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Traveling With Accessories

We spent a week away visiting family.   I didn’t plan very well for packing; but really, who wants to spend the short hours of life thinking about such things?  It would have been wise to make a carefully thought-out list … Continue reading

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