EMILY’S MONOLOGUE

Below is a monologue written by Antonia as an exercise that focused on LBGQT+  at Marymount Manhattan College. She was paired with and wrote this for a fellow actor. Feel free to use this as your own exercise. Character name: Emily/Em   She doesn’t know what she...

The Circle of My Life

One thing I have learned as I age is that a story can be told many different ways. I always wanted to be a storyteller. However, I just thought I could only do it by acting and singing. Now I know it can be done in multiple ways. This story was not in my book…fully....

My Neurogenic Life

In the last year, my life has changed tremendously. I finally discovered I’m part of a huge spinal cord injury community. Both in New York and New Jersey, as well as online. I thank Tiffiny and the rest of the SPINALpedia squad for letting me write. I’ve been...

My Disabled Monologue

The following is a monologue that I authored and performed:   Disabled, yes that’s me. I have been paralyzed for most of my life. All I remember is paralysis. Yes, I cannot move my body the way I want to. I cannot breath without assistance. I am dealing with it....

How the Martin Rizzo Group Helps Me

The following was written on the blog of my financial guru, Wade Martin. I’m always thankful for everything he does for me! We also put together a great video you have to watch! Antonia Sinibaldi was only two when she became a quadriplegic. But she’s always been...

My World of Music

[this is republished from my article on Spinalpedia] The first word that comes to mind about singing while on a ventilator is FRUSTRATION! It is frustrating because I have been paralyzed for most of my life. I’ve been singing since I was five years old but my voice...

The Road Ahead

It is that time of year again. Fall is here, but for me I’m still in Summer. This past summer I made so many memories. I got in touch with one of my best childhood friends who is like a sister to me, I turned 21, and most importantly, I had a life-changing procedure....

The Party Never Stops

Note: this is a repost of my article from SPINALpedia. If you are or know someone that is new to SPINALpedia or new to spinal cord injury, this article may answer some of your questions. One amazing thing that comes with having a spinal cord injury is nerve pain. For...

The Awkward Entourage

Note: This is a repost of my first article on SPINALpedia, available here.   Imagine your life is reliant on a single machine that is reliant on a three prong outlet that is attached to an even bulkier power pack, sound good so far? Let’s dive in a bit here..take...