live your best life – disability hacks and advice for neuropathy

Advice

NO MORE DROPPING YOUR CELL PHONE

The Ungrip is a fabric loop that attaches to the back of a mobile device. The comfortsble soft fabric loop allows the user to safely hold his phone while conversing or texting without the risk of dropping it. Comes in a variety of patterns and styles.

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Advice

UDRINK

A great on the go attachment to any irregularly shaped item including water bottles. . The device consists of a container holder with super grip non-slip strap liner and a stainless steel handle with a rubberized coating. The handle is equipped with a slot through which the strap passes and…

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Advice

RAINY DAY SOLUTION

This one button umbrella was designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. The umbrella opens and closes with the push of the same button, and is made from lightweight aluminum and fiberglass. The umbrella folds flat for carrying in a pocket or briefcase. Although you still…

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Advice An easy beauty hack for women with hand weakness, neuropathy and arthritis .

Roll On Face Masks

If you follow any influencers on Instagram or have been inside a Sephora or even your local drugstore in recent years, then you’re probably well aware of the at home face mask trend. From inexpensive Korean sheet masks to high end 24 carat gold ones, face masks of all types…

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Advice jewelry hack for people with CMT, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and other neuromuscular disorders and disabilities

CAN’T CLASP IT? MAGNETIZE IT

Having an invisible disability can create a lot of problems. This is especially true when it involves your hands like CMT does. I’ve lived with Charcot Marie Tooth Disorder for years.  And I’ve learned a thing or two. I’m all about making life easier.  When I find a tip or…

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Advice Mascara hack for those with hand weakness, CMT, Parkinson's, ms, tremors, arthritis & cerebral palsy.

Mascara Hack For Women

You don’t have to have a disability to get why I have a love/hate relationship with mascara. It’s the one beauty product that has both the ability to make you look younger and like a football player at the exact same time.

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Advice

SHAVE WITHOUT CREATING A CSI CRIME SCENE

This awesome device attaches to your razor of choice and adds 15-20 inches in length making it easier to hold and manipulate the razor.  The articulating head rotates to a 30°, 45° or 90°-degree angle allowing people with balance issues and limited mobility to shave those hard to reach areas…

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Advice How to style and straighten your hair with disabilities like hand weakness and arthritis.

DISABILITY HACKS TO STRAIGHTEN YOUR HAIR

Straightening one’s hair when you have hand weakness and other disabilities is not only difficult, it’s downright dangerous! Believe me, I’ve probably bought every type of flat iron ever made and have the burn marks to prove it. Sure, wearing gloves can help, but not so much when you drop…

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Advice Shoe trends and links for women who have CMT, MS, EDS, And other neurological disorders and wear AFOs

DIY FRAYED DENIM FOR SHAKY HANDS

You are going to LOVE this frayed jeans DIY! It’s one of my favorite ways to repurpose jeans and has added a lot to my wardrobe without a big expense. One of the easiest ways to update an old pair of jeans is to cut off the bottom seam. Some…

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AdviceFashionResources Disability Hack for buying fashionable shoes and boots when you wear one afo/leg brace or orthotic and need shoes in two different sizes.

ODD SHOE OUT

I started Trend-Able to empower women with invisible physical disabilities to look and feel their best in order to live their best lives. I struggled with low self esteem as a young person with invisible disabilities and have made it my mission to help others learn how to accept their…

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Advice

Get Loopy For Ez Socks

I had one of those, Why didn’t I think of that?” kinda moments when I stumbled upon a photo of a pair of EZ Sox on Pinterest. My mom, when she was alive, would have loved this product. Due to Charcot Marie Tooth Disorder, the neuromuscular disease that I too…

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Advice portable scissors for people with charcot marie tooth disease & ms

Use Scissors Not Your Teeth

In my blog ”Tips For Girlfriends With Neuropathy”, I wrote about the costly mistake of always using my teeth to open things. Since the ”missing tooth incident”, I always keep a pair of these soft grip scissors in my purse and another pair in the glove box of my car…

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