SF to Disneyland California

(writing 2/26/2021, updated 8/11/22) My very first plane ride with the wheelchair was from San Francisco to Disneyland. It started and ended with disaster, but we made it! I had been warned about how to prepare the chair for flight and it survived the trip there. More on flights and transit later in post. WhenContinue reading “SF to Disneyland California”

Review of the Permobile M5

Controls I tried out the floor model and the first thing I noticed was that there was no button control pad to change positions like my old M300 has. It was always an additional option (apparently originally intended to be for carers used in the back), not standard, but apparently they stopped making them?! ThisContinue reading “Review of the Permobile M5”

O’ahu (at Disney’s Aulani)

This is the second time I have been there since getting sick four and a half years ago. First time here. It was amazing both times, though on a personal note much more so this time because my health has noticeably improved since I went four years ago. They have done so much to honorContinue reading “O’ahu (at Disney’s Aulani)”

Lighting Up Your Chair

Important for night time safety and visibility, and lots of fun! There are so many ways to do this, but let me start with these guys. I made sleeves for my wheelchair’s arms and attached LEDs encased in ribbon to them (for both of my chairs). This makes the LEDs soft, protect and removable inContinue reading “Lighting Up Your Chair”

The Falcon

A folding power wheelchair suitable for ME/CFS and other conditions which require head support, a recline and raised feet. The headrest and raisable footrests are not included but you can add them. I think this will be a great chair for me when traveling places where I can’t use a wheelchair van and for shorter times out around my hometown, especially in tight indoor spaces like restaurants and people’s houses.