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Strapples Patient Expert

Palatine, Illinois
I was born on August 8th 1991. Two or more weeks premature. I spent the first three and a half years of my life in a Romanian orphanage, on the third year one of the caretakers attempted to kill me by throwing me down the stairs for complaining that she was stealing food. I suffered a Traumatic... Full Bio
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Trach Countdown, to the wire! by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Alright so I am very late on getting this trach countdown up. Actually to the point I am counting down to something that is only 4 ... Read on »
Trach Changed, Check the O.R by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Dr O’Leary showed up able to fill my pump. Yay. STRAP IN 10:00 AM APPROX DEPART PGH 10:09 AM ARRIVE LGH 10:42 AM REGISTER ... Read on »
Sick Addy get well, Mel3 3 years, Amandas Birthday, The Crip of Liberty, lots of fun by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Woah, where to start. So much stuff been going on here in my life recently… GIVE ME A BREAK ALREADY. Too much at once. Oh well ... Read on »
Mental Trackpad = New Machine, Unboxing, Microsoft Mistake & Amanda does a impression of me &... by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Laptop with Mouse If you work for Apple and your reading this… LISTEN UP!!! If you don’t work for Apple well then treat ... Read on »
Switching timezones to fix my sleep, Some videos by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] British Summer TIme Remember several years ago my brain ended up running in CET (Central Europe Time) coinciding with germany ... Read on »
Tracheostomy Changed… Weird sleep. by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] 10:03 AM STRAP IN 10:09 AM STRAPPED IN 10:19 AM DEPART PGH 10:47 AM ARRIVE LGH 10:50 AM REGISTERING 10:55 AM REGISTERED ... Read on »
Trach Countdown, heap of videos, loads of photos coming by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Alright, you know what time it is. It’s trach time, which means, time for a countdown.   11:30 AM today is when I will be g ... Read on »
My wheelchair could get harder to get upgrades for here in IL… & Veterinary emergency / WTF! by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Well, Medicare is making record breaking cuts on wheelchairs and rehab equipment. Now it’s Illinois Medicaid’s turn and you kno ... Read on »
SARC Dinner Club Chevy’s April 2013, Stop CISPA by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Welcome SARC members and all hams. I’m going to go around the table and this will be just like a net initially only we’re all here ... Read on »
Baclofen Pump CODE RED monitor post by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] As of today my baclofen pump is now beeping and it caused a serious suicidal depressive crash this morning. I told the doctor to RE ... Read on »
A Totolly awesome dental experience by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate]   Yesterday I had to go to the dentist because I had a few teeth bothering me. That dentist is Dr. Toto cause he is one of the ... Read on »
Trachlog & When Can I Change it Again by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] STRAP IN 7:34 AM STRAPPED IN 7:39 AM DEPART PGH 7:46 AM ARRIVE LGH 8:16 AM REGISTER WAITING 8:18 AM REGISTERING 8:29 AM ... Read on »
MRILOG & Sevo Countdown for trach change. by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Alright, so I usually log all procedures / anesthesia stuff. Here’s the log from my Brain MRI last thursday the 11th. STRAP IN ... Read on »
Bodypoint Commercial, Bodypoint User Story & Ham radio pictures coming soon. Passed the ham test. by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Well I made a commerical for Bodypoint, the company that makes all my straps! I love my straps and I also love Bodypoint and the pe ... Read on »
FedEx announces merger with UPS by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] MEMPHIS, Tenn., LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – FedEx Corp. (FDX)  today announced along with United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS)  that they w ... Read on »
Fridge moved, Videos coming, Wheelchair $ = Ham Radio = What!? by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Before and After Around 6:30 PM on Saturday we got all the clothes out of my closet and put them on my wheelchair and bed, ... Read on »
GED Done sort of…, Another overnight oximetry in the bag, Ham radio… Maybe, Wheelchair... by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Well the GED is done… sort of, I still have to do the Social Studies and Math portions and probably have to retake the constitution ... Read on »
BREAKING: Wheelchair Sale and Bad Dealers, trach countdown, new laptop coming, Emily’s... by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Wow, it took a long time for me to do this blog post. Nearly 4 weeks to do it! I don’t want to hear any tl:dr (too long didn’t read ... Read on »
Trach log and laptop=gonetop GED Countdown by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] STRAP IN 9:40 AM STRAPPED IN 9:45 AM DEPART PGH 9:55 AM ARRIVE LGH 10:32 AM REGISTERING 10:38 AM REGISTERED 10:43 AM PR ... Read on »
Forgotten valentines day cards, dinner at Yu’s Chinese review by Strapples Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities [Translate] Mom and dads second card front Valentines day D’oh I forgot to get the scanned images of all the valentines day cards up al ... Read on »