We talked with Bentli Blaze on her ability to break into the world of tattoo modeling in a wheelchair, her advocacy for CBD oil for pain management, and how she got her life back after being shot by her boyfriend (special thanks to the Amarillo Fire Department for coming to her rescue so quickly).
We enjoyed speaking with Bentli Blaze on our recent episode of PUSHLiving Podcast. Bentli is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Medicinal Plant Chemistry after overcoming a life altering domestic attack. Bentli is also a wheelchair bartender and tattoo model who was recently the first wheelchair model to be featured in Tattoo Magazine. She was a cast member in the Vagina Monologues play, which showcased women sharing their stories of domestic violence, and she’s known as a local celebrity in her hometown of Amarillo, TX.
Here is more of what you will learn from this informative and inspirational podcast:
- How Tattoo Magazine found Bentli and decided to feature her in their magazine.
- How Bentli has become known as a local a celebrity in Amarillo, TX.
- How Bentli became paralyzed, and how the Castle Doctrine (a.k.a. “Stand Your Ground” law) in Texas allowed Bentli’s attacker to go free.
- What it took for Bentli to get back on her feet after her vicious attack, and how her rehabilitation at Craig Hospital in Colorado made all the difference in her recovery.
- Bentli’s advice on how to bounce back and get your life back after injury.
- How Bentli got off of her prescription pain pills and how she’s moved towards a more holistic approach to pain management.
- How to you use and buy CBD oil safely.
- The Disaster Mitigation program that Bentli will be taking part in, and her educational focus on agriculture.
- How to use hemp plants to create renewable energy and biodegradable fuels.
- Her experience with being a bartender in a wheelchair and dating.
- What helped Bentli be able to get back to spirituality, intimacy, and closeness with others.