Parasports World talks to Megan Blunk (Part 1)

Parasports World talks to Megan Blunk (Part 1) November 9, 2017 | Parasports World   Parasports World recently got the chance to catch up with Megan Blunk, who was part of USA’s gold medal winning Wheelchair Basketball team at the Rio Paralympics 2016. The 26-year-old Gig Harbor resident talked openly and honestly about her battle … Continue reading Parasports World talks to Megan Blunk (Part 1)

September 2017-Struggling to Keep it together

Something to keep in mind...I have had depression for as long as I can remember...it has nothing to do with the fact that I am in a wheelchair. I think people too often assume that about me when the reality is that the wheelchair only made me stronger. This is what I want to share...just … Continue reading September 2017-Struggling to Keep it together

Feeling in my feet after surgery

...The pain has not been bad at all lately 🙂 Someone asked me today how it can hurt if I can't feel my feet and so I figured I would explain it on here. I can feel pressure on my feet and my nerves can feel like they are on fire at times. I don't … Continue reading Feeling in my feet after surgery

So….I had a seizure…and in the morning I am having an ankle surgery

When I think about the fact that, last Thursday, I had a seizure...it blows my mind. It doesn't even seem real. I truly never thought that would happen to me...but no one ever does. Despite the fact that I feel perfectly fine and I don't really understand what all of it means, I still can't … Continue reading So….I had a seizure…and in the morning I am having an ankle surgery

5 AM Soccer dream/nightmare

Friday, February 17, 2017 5AM It is 5 Am...and I have to get up in about an hour to get ready to go substitute teach a Kindergarten class. I went to sleep around 1 or 2 am because last night I decided to write a bit in my blog, and then, of course turned the … Continue reading 5 AM Soccer dream/nightmare

Something I started writing a few months ago and never finished because there are too many things I want to say at once.

December, 2016 These past few months have been extremely hard for me. After the Paralympics...I have really struggled. I had just spent the last 7 years of my life working towards this one goal of making it to the Paralympics. And I reached it. And now it's over. For seven years that was my life. … Continue reading Something I started writing a few months ago and never finished because there are too many things I want to say at once.

Substitute teaching at my Middle School

A few updates...because it has been a few days. 😉 I forgot to give a shout out to the best Middle School in the world, Harbor Ridge. (Yeah, I am a little biased) Last Tuesday, I was given the chance to substitute teach at the middle school that I went to. It was my first experience … Continue reading Substitute teaching at my Middle School

Botox Injections to relax the muscle Spasticity in my Toes

UW Medicine/Dr. Crane Provider Locations Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Harborview 410 9th Ave., 4th Floor Seattle, WA 98104 Phone: 206.520.5000 Bio Dr. Crane is a rehabilitation medicine and spinal cord injury medicine physician. Her clinical expertise is in acute and chronic management of persons with spinal cord injury. She also has a focus in spasticity … Continue reading Botox Injections to relax the muscle Spasticity in my Toes