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  • Birthday 09/14/1958

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  1. Scott, I do the same thing,but for a different reason. I read my posts ,and feel like I come across as being negative, so I will delete.
  2. Hi Alan, I am one of those who had to learn the hard way about falls. It is one year ago today, that I fell and broke my hip. Yesterday was patient reunion at the rehab hospital. I was determined to walk in there. It was hard, but I did it! The OT said "I saw you walking here", you're doing good. I was proud of myself. Keep moving forward carefully, and you will do just fine.
  3. Benny, I can relate to this,and like Deigh , I go to bed first and get up first in the morning. I like my morning alone, quiet time. We moved from a large house, with lots of steps to a smaller, handicap accessible house with very few steps. I feel more confident in this house and can get around a lot better. I think we made the right choice. I believe you will too, once you get use to the change. I sure hope so!
  4. Hi Nora, I know how painfully slow recovery is. I am 3 years post stroke. I started out with a wheelchair, then a hemi Walker,then a quad cane. I got to where I could take a few steps all on my own. I have balance issues also. I fell one day trying to walk by myself. I broke my hip,and had to have a hip replacement. I had to start all over, wheelchair, quad, I walk with a quad cane now. If I could go back and do it all over, I would be more careful and take time to reach my goals. This time I am going to do just that. You will reach your goals too! Good luck to you,and be careful on your way to recovery.
  5. Aug. 19 last race for Dale Earnhardt jr. I think he is retiring. I believe it's last race at B M S.
  6. I know where that is. I live close to Bristol Motor Speedway. " It's Bristol Baby!" See a race sometime! It's awesome!
  7. I live in north East Tennessee.welcome, just curious, what part of north east Tennessee?
  8. Got my appointment for surgery, It is Aug.16. excited and scared.
  9. Lin, I will certainly update everyone as soon as possible.
  10. Thanks Kelli, I am excited about the surgery and nervous at the same time, just want to get it done and over. I hope my hand looks as good as Katrina's.
  11. I am so happy for you! I have had my consultation for the surgery,and am waiting for an appointment. I would love to talk to you about what to expect.could you please pm. Me? Thanks