I thought I would write a summary of some of the issues I encountered while I was traveling disabled. I was traveling in Chicago with an injured foot that I was unable to put any weight on. I used a combination of crutches and a knee scooter. First off, don’t be afraid to travel. Do… Continue reading Summary of traveling disabled issues.
All good things must come to an end and so it was with this trip as well. Nettie, dear that she is, packed us a bag with lunch drinks and snacks. We hit the road by 9:00 and were on our way so I could catch my 2:30 flight from Midway Airport. We did stop… Continue reading Day 10 of Disabled Travel Oct 5
I’ll abbreviate these days. Renee and I made the drive to our cousins in Portland, MI and stopped at the Big Boy for some onions rings and a shake. We stayed with my cousin Jeff and his darling wife Nettie. Only issue is that the room we stayed in was on the 2nd floor. First… Continue reading Day 6-9 of Traveling Disabled. Oct 1-4
I chose not to go to WEFTEC today because of the change of plans. My boss Jeffrey was scheduled to come to Chicago. We were going to make some sales calls and he was going to take me to Rockford where my sister lives. His plans changed so I had to make this work by… Continue reading Day 5 of Disabled Travel Sept 30
This was the last day that my cousin Kim was with me on this trip. We got up early and Kim finished packing her bags. We headed to McCormick Place. Kim decided to check her luggage and I saw exactly what I needed! There were electric scooters for rent! I inquired about getting one, I… Continue reading Day 4 of Disabled Travel Sept 29
Kim and I got up early and were ready to go by 8:30 A.M. Took a cab to McCormick for WEFTEC. The pavers in front of McCormick were hard to navigate with my scooter. I had to take my time and go slow. There is a revolving door but also regular doors for the handicapped.… Continue reading Day 3 of Disabled Travel Sept 28
On Day 2 I opted to take my knee scooter. My cousin Kim, my sister Renee & I caught a cab to the Shedd Aquarium. Cab driver was very accommodating and put the scooter in the trunk. We took a water Taxi to the Navy Pier. I had to go down a large hill How… Continue reading Day 2 of Disabled Travel Sept 27