The fatigue and challenges that come when cooking with chronic illness can often make the necessary task of making meals feel impossible. Dre’s multiple sclerosis creates multiple challenges in allowing him to continue to function in his favorite place; the kitchen. However, independence in the kitchen is a crucial part of maintaining independence in daily life when living with chronic illness.
Adaptive Kitchen Gadgets: Love This Electric Can Opener!
Adaptive Kitchen Gadgets are key when you are cooking with chronic illness or a disability This ZYLISS Electronic Can Opener, Gray/White has been a game changer in keeping Dre cooking and creating his recipes.
Cooking With Chronic Illness: 5 Common Kitchen Tools for an Accessible Kitchen
Finding the right tools is key in creating an accessible kitchen when you are Cooking with Chronic Illness. Maintaining the ability to cook has been an important part of Dre maintaining his independence, confidence, and mental wellness while living with multiple sclerosis.
Using a Citrus Press for Adaptive Cooking
The citrus press is certainly not only for those with limited mobility, but it’s a huge help for those with adaptive cooking needs. One of the many impacts multiple sclerosis has on Dre is on …
Adaptive Cooking Hack – How to Crack an Egg Easily
How to crack an egg easily when you don’t have full use of your hands can be an oxymoron without a pretty solid cooking hack.
Enjoying the Accessible Outdoors In the Track Chair
The Staunton State Park Track Chair Program helps make the outdoors accessible to all!
A Kitchen, Cooking, and A Pandemic Bringing People Together
Finding connections during quarantine can be tough, especially if you’re already immunocompromised. Finding a way to bring people together in the kitchen proves to be a lifesaver in this current environment!
Immunocompromised in the time of Coronavirus
My routine this week has been to spray myself down with Lysol the second I put my car in park in the garage. Hands, shoes, clothes, bags, car…. My goal is to hit every possible …
The Handicap Parking Spot – It’s Not For Everyone!
“Is this your car?” I ask the lady who is unlocking and opening the door to the BMW parked in the handicap parking spot. “I just don’t see your handicap plates or placard. Thought you …