“I have always believed (and this has been strongly re-enforced by a progressive disease) that if there's something that you love to do and you can somehow do, then you should do it now. With disability, the idea of what you can do must be creatively and flexibly supplemented with different ways of doing things and with adaptive tools, such as the Freedom Chair.”
In her new series, IT'S A GRIT LIFE, Nerissa shares how the GRIT Freedom Chair helps her to continue engaging in her favorite activities and living a life of adventure. Today she discusses how taking a devoted Trail Buddy with her on adventures has not only enhanced her abilities with her GRIT Freedom Chair, but also strengthened those relationships.
"I was able to roam freely at our annual Arts for All Festival, and tour the event booths for the first time in 6 yrs. I saw many old friends for the first time in a long time, and am very grateful for my Freedom Chair which made it all happen . . . It takes some getting used to, but restores much of the independence that has been missing in my life."