“It did exactly what I wanted it to! The big difference is my ability to get around the urban areas without keeling over. I’m getting into downtown Chicago more than I used to.”
In her new series, IT'S A GRIT LIFE, Nerissa discusses how she has learned how to utilize a team in order to get over terrain that would be beyond her skill level as a solo hiker. You'll even read about Nerissa summiting a 14,000 foot mountain in Colorado!
“It’s not about doing things in a certain way. It’s about finding YOUR way to do it (your “STYLE”), even if it looks different than how most people do it. Sometimes, how you need to do it even looks entirely different than YOU thought it would. That doesn’t matter. Find your own unique way to accomplish those things most important to you.”
“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 she can quickly and easily get accessories, repairs, and maintenance for her Freedom Chair taken care of at her local bike shop.