Quad vs. para

Differences between being a quadriplegic or a paraplegic People are not always aware of the differences between the terms paraplegic, quadriplegic, and tetraplegic. Sometimes, even medical professions who are not directly involved with spinal cord injury are not always clear. Here is a great article that explains the difference very well: Spinal Cord dot com … [Read more…]

Klebsiella Pneumoniae

Having had to learn more than I ever hoped I would need to know about medical stuffs, I am also all too aware of drug resistant infections. My Mom had methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Necrotizing Fasciitis, so we have had a brush with the real danger of things that can’t be cured by medicine, … [Read more…]

2 Urinary tract infections and a funeral

The last few weeks have been a steep learning curve. Again. Although the trailer is much easier to load and unload, safer, easier to travel with, and just a better solution, it is yet another new thing. I always thought I was good with change, and could pretty much cope with most things, but this … [Read more…]