Are You Feeling Bored?
[ March 18th 2018 12:51 pm ]
This video is to help you address when you feel bored, weary and vulnerable. It is to help you stay on track in life during those moments when you are bored, unsure of what to do or tempted to experiment with life in unhealthy ways. I don't want to see you get yourself in trouble and the consequences haunt you during the next few years of life. Some of this is exercising self control. Overall this is to help you be motivated to life your life to the fullest possible and to give you meaning and purpose in life.
"Are You The Guy That Is Friends With All The Boys?"
[ January 4th 2017 11:18 pm ]
Tonight has been a night of two extremes. I had a wonderful time while in the pool. A boy using the pool asked me if I was the guy that is friends with all the boys. It returned the balls as a group of boys were using the swimming pool net. It was fun and rewarding. The other extreme is the swelling and severe sharp pain this has caused me. It has come with a personal price. It is part of the journey I am on.
A September 3rd 2018 Update
[ September 3rd 2018 3:06 pm ]
I've experienced a setback with my health care. This is a brief update for my channel subscribers to know what has transpired.
A Simple Jig To Spray Paint Metal Tubing
[ May 22nd 2016 3:15 pm ]
I am working to remove rust which has developed on my power wheelchair over the past 5 years. In this video I show the simple jib I made to spray paint the arm rest.
A Simple Way To Add USB Lighting To Your Wheelchair
[ December 15th 2017 3:44 pm ]
In this video I share the idea of using USB LED lights on your wheelchair as a simple and uncomplicated method for lighting your power wheelchair.
Assessing The Need For In Home Care And Support: Combing Hair
[ March 12th 2016 6:43 pm ]
In this segment I discuss combing your hair. I also address strategies to do this when chronic pain or a physical disability makes this challenging.
Assessing The Need For In Home Care And Support: Dressing
[ March 12th 2016 11:35 am ]
In this segment I address how to gain and regain your independence by learning how to dress yourself using the available tools: a reacher - grabber, a long hand sock horn and long handle shoe horn. Dressing yourself using these tools is a skill an occupational therapist may teach you. This skill is especially handy if you are planning a surgery, recently undergone surgery or have suddenly become paralyzed in part of your body. and are adjusting to a new lifestyle.
Assessing The Need For In Home Care And Support: Introduction
[ March 8th 2016 10:59 pm ]
The introduction video to the 'Assessing The Need For In Home Care And Support' series. The focus of this series is maximizing your independence while acknowledging the specific areas in life you need help. In this series I review 19 tasks associated with daily living. Numerous examples are giving on how to approach each task.
Assessing The Need For In Home Care And Support: Medication
[ March 14th 2016 4:18 pm ]
In this segment I address strategies to manage the use of prescription medication. This includes using a medication journal and a pill pill box. I also discuss the topic of having the mental acuity for using the medication as prescribed.
Assessing The Need For In Home Care And Support: Toileting
[ March 14th 2016 8:58 pm ]
In this segment I discuss options which exist for toileting when assessing your independence and living arrangement. This will be especially helpful for individuals who are recovering from surgery, have experienced a stroke or have experienced some form of paralyzation. Key points of discussion adapting your toilet, the use of an urinal or bed pan and adult briefs when the loss of bladder or bowl control has occurred.