Overcoming the bridge

Defeating the bridge! Three weeks ago when staying here I could not walk over the bridge without my husband helping me. With practice, lots of prayer, walking and exercise I have built strength and now I can get over the bridge on my own using my LifeGlider.

Regaining confidence

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Ā  Recently I decided that it was time to let my sewing machine go. Besides, ithas been just sitting there collecting dust for over three years. Before I had surgery, I was already experiencing diminished feeling in my legs and feet. I could no longer use theContinue reading “Regaining confidence”

Little improvements

Standing doing my hair without any assistive devices! My balance has improved thanks to doing yoga with an instructor 2x per week (5 weeks so far) and using my LifeGlider. I did have a recent fallšŸ¤Ŗ. I was bending down to pick something up off the floor, I had undone the safety belt on myContinue reading “Little improvements”

When exteded care is needed- how to choose

Your loved one needs more care Your loved oneĀ is hospitalizedĀ for what everyone thought was routine. A hip or knee replacement, or a recent bought of pneumonia. Yet, in comes the Case Manager or Discharge Planner who states that the patient needs “more “care but at a lower level. This person also states that the patientContinue reading “When exteded care is needed- how to choose”