I come to realize that the hard days…are in fact hard. I have had a couple of difficult days recently. The challenges of the day have been both internal and external. For me the healing is not just a broken foot. I have a lot of healing on the inside. Trying to understand what my condition means, and how will it effect my future. Where do I go from here? All these questions on my future and no easy answers. Fortunately for me, I have a partner that keeps me going and is here to listen when necessary.
The equipment challenges are ever on-going. I was given a new chair. It is a nice chair and fits me better, but the seat is angled into the back pretty steep. When I try to transfer on to a mat or bed it make the transfer more difficult. I have to really drag my butt out of the back of the chair for the transfer and I am just not strong enough to that. I will be able to do that soon as I get stronger everyday.
Speaking of stronger, I have a new class. It’s called Fit Class. All it consists of is weightlifting. Today was my first, and I was feeling the pain. I have not lifted weights in some time. It did feel good in that I was getting some exercise.
Before this day was over I participated in a competitive game of football. It was a hybrid between football and rugby. There was not holding back of anyone. I enjoyed it because it felt like old times. Erika was even able to get on a chair and play a little bit. Don’t say anything but I made her look silly. She would never admit it.
Lastly, I want to say goodbye to my old Occupational Therapist. I am being changed with a new one. You never can truly replace the first one. So, Thanks for all you help Holly.
See Holly below.