"When Frustrated And Thinking About Life Talk"
This video is about addressing frustration in life. I've used the past few weeks of my life as an example where I feel like I'm being pulled in 5 different directions and sorting through how I'm going to go about living my life as my physical disability worsen. I've made this video to encourage you to live your life, enjoy it and do something of substance that you may be pleased with as you reflect.
"Folding Clothing With A Physical Disability"
This video is about folding your laundry when you have a physical disability. I've talked some about practical issues, managing your energy and quality of life. The overall theme is about making the best out of your life in less than perfect circumstances.
"A Light Dusting Of Snow Photo Montage"
Today started with a light dusting of snow. it is a lovely fall day here in Canada. I want to share this photo montage video for those who aren't able to enjoy this moment. What I've talked about while sharing these photos is developing and having the life skill to cope with adversity. It is my desire for each of you to enjoy and have the best quality of life possible.
"Date Stamping Groceries And Meals Prepared Ahead Of Time"
This video is my strategy for date stamping my cooking ingredients at the time of purchase and after preparing meals before freezing. This is how I am managing cooking in bulk. With my physical disability the effort to cook a meal is freed up so I may be engaged in the activities I enjoy and give me the best quality of life. I'm accomplishing this an 8 digit MX-5500 price stamp, labels and replacement ink.
'Thanksgiving 2019 Message"
This video is my annual 2019 Thanksgiving message. In this year's video I talk about setting goals and having purpose in life. I share some examples from my life and lessons I've gleaned that have proven helpful to me.
"A New Faucet For My Wheelchair Accessible Bathroom"
In this video I share the new faucet for my wheelchair accessible bathroom. I was able to purchase this using the Patreon income and am very grateful. I share the physical difference in the way a person washes their hands while using a wheelchair compared to someone who is standing.
"Tools For Independence Verses The Need To Hire Help"
This video in a talk themed around maximizing your independence verses the pros and cons of hiring help. In part this video is for individuals living with a chronic illness. This video would also be helpful for adult children arranging care for aging parents. There is a lot to think about and plan for. This video will help you get started and begin to organize your thoughts.
"Money Savings Tips - Meal Preparation"
This video is themed around a practical strategy in saving money in your meal preparation. Although I've focused on a strategy for 1 or 2 people the principals may be used for a family. This is the first in a series of videos I am presently focusing on daily living with a low income.
"Strategy Of A Paper Shredder - Going Paperless - Backing Up Your Scanned Documents And Photos"
This video is about my new paper shredder and the strategy of scanning documents, shredding them and backing up both scanned documents and photos so these aren't lost in the event of a hard drive failure.
"Yard Trimming From A Wheelchair"
This video is a technique for yard trimming from a wheelchair. It is a way of using a tree pruning tool in a way it wasn't originally designed for. this video is to encourage you to think creatively in managing your needs. Even if you don't require a wheelchair for mobility the life principal of working out what you need to cope and enjoy your life will still apply.
"Accessible Door Handles"
This video is to show how to make door access accessible. This is not only to accommodate a physical disability. it is a modification for someone with finger arthritis when grasping and opening canned food is no longer possible.
'Being Willing To Try New Things And Not Boxing Yourself In"
This video is really a challenge: To try new things and not box yourself in. I understand first hand that it is challenging living with a physical disability and living with chronic pain. I genuinely do get it. The motivation in trying new things is to improve your quality of life for what you have control over.
"Summer Photo Montage"
These photos are from July 22nd 2019 in and around the Bay of Quinte. I've had more unexpected challenges with my physical disability and chronic pain. I needed to take care of myself. I brought along my camera to share this time with you. This video is especially for those individuals who aren't able to get out and enjoy nature or who presently don't have the time to do so. I hope you will find this video as refreshing as I did.
"Random Act Of Kindness Flowers Given To Me"
There are times when my health care journey is hard. I am working through this exact situation after both of my ankle joints became critical over the past 4 weeks. This has effectively caused a 3 way "tug of war" in my legs. Earlier today I prayed for encouraged. The Lord Jesus answered quickly. This evening I was the recipient of a random act of kindness: Someone gave me this bouquet of wild flowers.
"Introducing New "Living With Chronic Pain" Tip Of The Week"
This video is an introduction to a new section of my web site I've created. It is to share a tip each week for living with chronic pain. These are themed around promoting independence, quality of life and things an individual is likely to have control over. Tips for living with chronic pain will change each Monday.
"Presenting A Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table"
In this video I show a wheelchair accessible picnic table could be setup. This is the property of the city where I live. It is part of their attempt include wheelchair users in the life of the community. I haven't provided specific measurements or building instructions. What I am sharing are photographs to get you thinking how you could do this yourself or a handyman in your community to develop a plan.
"Your Life In A Shadow"
This is a thought provoking video. It is to get you thinking about where your life is at and what changes you'd like to make. I've used a few examples from my own life to help you get started.
"Making Contingency Plans For Your Best Quality Of Life"
In this video I talk about making a contingency plan for the unexpected challenges in life. In part I talk about this from the perspective of a chronic illness flare up. This video is about having the best possible quality of life during these times.
"Canadian Countryside Sunset In Early June"
Friday was my 42nd birthday. I was invited to a friends. We cooked supper on a camp fire and visited during the evening. I brought my camera with me to photograph the sunset. It was just amazing. I want to share this with you. It was a truly wonderful way to spend a birthday.
"An Update On My Health And Living With A Chronic Condition"
This video is an update about my health care treatment. I've included some key pointers to help those who live with a physical disability. I try my best to share how you live out life with a physical disability in my channel. I hope this video may help improve the quality of life others experience.
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