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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

MS Wheelchair Owner, Prom Pictures, and Released From Back Surgeons Care

Went and bought the wheelchair the other day, seems like a good buy to start out. It's very comfortable, has good power, and is made with a person of my girth. Here is the plan, I'm going to use my new wheels whenever there is a lot of walking involved. I'm actually looking forward to it, been having to pass to avoid long walks. Next thing I need to figure out is how to get it into the house, and how to transport it from place to place.



The boy had his prom, was the best looking guy there.The wife was so happy he went, she was a nervous wreck he would opt out of it. Luckily for all of us, he wanted to go. 5 couples went together in on limo, all knew each other, all got along well. Didn't hurt any the girl he went with was a real cutie pie, friends since kindergarten, and a real sweetheart.

Went to the back surgeon for my last visit, told him I'm having back pain still, e told me that was to be expected. told him I am 50 % better, just that point when I stand and when I sit. Not unbearable, but more than I was hoping for, pain that is. Started doing my own rehab, riding my recumbent bike, I'm going to fix the rest of this myself.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

"I'm going to fix the rest of this myself."

Good for you. When you start thinking this way, you're less of a victim.

I've found ways to help myself with my disease and once in a while, even for a few seconds, I'm able to forget there's something wrong with me. I live for those moments.

The boy looked handsome, his date looked beautiful, and the parents looked proud. Memories.

Now that you'll be able to get around easier, it will open up a whole new world for you and enable you to do things outside of the house that you've been wanting to do. Have fun!

Linda

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Herrad said...

Hi Andy,
Good post, lovely photo, the graduation outfits are wonderful.
Good news you are getting a power wheelchair hope you enjoy getting around more.
Love,
Herrad

Libby said...

beautiful dress! and, yea, it sucks to have to get a wheelchair...a nurse told me a couple months ago that with ms, sometimes the first thing to have to go is your pride...unfortunately, i have to agree...

awb said...

Linda - It was time for the chair, now I have to work on the legs!

David - Thanks for stopping by, I will check it out.

Herrad - Good looking kids, aren't they? I think I'll keep mine.

Libby - Pride was easy, it was hard to tell my parents. Ain't that a bitch, almost 50 and still scared to tell my parents!

awb