I have been blogging ever since the age of 14 and I absolutely love it. The first blogging platform was Blogspot. Although it was a great beginner blogging platform, I decided that I needed to grow my blog to be more professional. Starting in the summer of 2022, I decided to change platforms. At first,… Continue reading Blog Platform Switch
Relying on technology to live my life, I have anxiety when I am without my computer. The situations come up every day when I don't have the comfort of having my voice with me such as when I am showering, using the bathroom, etc. Yes, someone is always with me in these situations. However,… Continue reading My SOS Family
Due to my Cerebral Palsy, I have spasticity which makes me have involuntary contractions that cause stiffness in my muscles. When I was 8, I had a pump device surgically implanted in my lower abdomen that delivers a medication called Baclofen directly into my spinal canal via a shunt line. Baclofen relaxes my muscles… Continue reading YEP, I HAVE DEFINITELY BEATEN A COMA AND DEATH!!!!!!!!
Why do I have a fitness watch such as the Fitbit charge 5 if I can not really work out in a typical way by walking or running? Every movement you make counts as steps. The Fitbit also can track your active zones which is any activity you have based on your heart rate including fat… Continue reading Fitbit – Charge 5
Have you ever heard of Morse Code used in the 1830s for electrical telegraphy by Samuel Morse? There are times that I don't have my computer. I use long and short blinks to make up letters just like a soldier used it to let his country know he was being tortured. Putting the Morse… Continue reading Another Way I Communicate With My Eyes: Morse Code
In the United States, we are so lucky to have a say in who gets to run our amazing country. I don't let my disability define me. I have the same rights as every citizen.
Not having the use of my voice because of Cerebral Palsy has been one of my biggest challenges. However, my life is full of possibilities because of technology. I use this computer called a Microsoft Surface with an Eyegaze to communicate. There's a camera at the bottom that picks up my retina in my eye,… Continue reading Vysor- Mirroring Application Helps People with Disabilities
One of the benefits of living in a dorm on campus is there are those cute robots that will deliver food right in front of your dorm. This is really cool if you have a disability. Just get the app called STARSHIP and you are ready to go! It works with your meal plan! 😊
From the time I was born to being a freshman at my hometown’s university, Houston has been where I felt the safest to call home. Growing up in one of Houston's suburbs, The Woodlands was one of the stepping stones that raised me up to be an independent woman as I am today.… Continue reading My Journey Coming To The University of Houston