Learning to Lose Control

Learning to Lose Control

I write this blog tentatively, as I still battle the lessons I’ve learned about what it means to lose control. What I mean by that is suffering a spinal cord injury lead me to learn how little control we have over the circumstances in our lives, in many various aspects of what used to be a simple life. Read more

Movement After a Spinal Cord Injury

Feeling & Movement After a Spinal Cord Injury Part II: Movement

Currently, I’m considered incomplete motor and sensory, which means I have some feeling and movement below the level of my injury. In Part I, most of my post was about the feeling that I have throughout my body. I explained my injury level along with what I can feel despite being a C-1 C-2 quadriplegic on a ventilator. Now I’m going to focus in more on my movement. Read more

Feeling & Movement After an ACI, Part 1

Feeling & Movement After a Spinal Cord Injury Part I: Feeling

Since September is spinal cord injury awareness month, I thought I’d share a little bit about what I can feel and move despite having a SCI, starting from the beginning. It is said that no two spinal cord injuries are alike, so please remember this simply my personal experience. Read more