The Family Bible As a kid, there were few things I enjoyed more than flipping through my parents' wedding album. The squat brown portfolio sat on our bookshelf, tucked between James Patterson hardbacks and a giant family bible we stored important papers in. The album's cover was a soft brown leather with a gold cross… Continue reading Rolling Down the Aisle: Surrendering My Dream Wedding Led to Something Better
What Does Adaptive Clothing Mean to You? Adaptive clothing. What do those two words conjure for you? For me, I think of Christmas morning, 2003. I unwrapped a gift from my mom to discover a pair of sneakers that she bought to fit over my leg braces. "They're supposed to be really comfortable and easy… Continue reading Adaptive Clothing: Three Ways to Create Your Unique Summer Style
Author's note: This article contains descriptions of suicidal ideation. Depression Expert, Video Game Novice Content to watch my brother from the sidelines. In life and in Mario Kart. I had never heard of Animal Crossing before the day my husband excitedly told me how much I would love it. A new title in the series… Continue reading Animal Crossing Delivered Me from Depression Twice
Note: This post contains affiliate links. Are you a makeup wipe devotee or a cleansing balm convert? For years, I was in the former group! What could be easier at the end of a tiring day than just wiping off all that makeup in one fell swoop? The problem was that I often stopped there.… Continue reading Empty Jar Review: Lotus Glow Cleansing Balm
On February 18, 2020, I went under the knife for a TTC ankle fusion. Little did I know, my recovery and the world would turn upside down. This is the conclusion of my story.
On February 18, 2020, I went under the knife for a TTC ankle fusion. Little did I know, my recovery and the world would turn upside down. This is Part Two of my story.
On February 18, 2020, I went under the knife for a TTC ankle fusion. Little did I know, my recovery and the world would turn upside down.
How do you work out in your wheelchair? I'm answering that question in this week's installment of How Do You...? In this episode, I share my mental journey from struggling with physical therapy failures to finding a healthy mental space to begin enjoying working out. Then, I show you some moves that you can do… Continue reading How Do You…? Episode Four
How do you do a full curly hair routine from your wheelchair, with disabled hands? Watch episode three of How Do You...? to find out! In this video series, I am showing you how I adapt to the world around me, and get sh*t done! I get a lot of messages from disabled people, looking… Continue reading How Do You…? Episode Three
https://www.facebook.com/monica.engle.58/videos/10163980785360099/ In this video series, I am showing you how I adapt to the world around me, and get sh*t done! I get a lot of messages from disabled people, looking for advice and adaptive ways to do things. This series is for you, and for the curious able-bodied people out there. Episode two focuses… Continue reading How Do You…? Episode Two