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Larry had a productive day

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Larry's SaeboFlex orthosis try

Today Larry's OT tried the SaeboFlex orthosis on his hand. It is a device which enables stretching out the wrist, hand and fingers for use in exercising. (If you Google this, it explains it better than I can). It works for some and not for others as I already knew from those posting on this board. It does not work on electric current but on spring type attachments. The OT put out a bucket of soft medium sized balls for Larry to pick up and then release in another area. Larry had a hard tim

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Feeling so disconnected from everything

In the past few months I have given up a lot of things so that I can be a good caregiver to my spouse. When Larry first had his stroke last year friends asked if they could help in any way. I usually said "no" or "maybe later". I took care of most things by myself except when I needed help at first to transport Larry to his many doctor appointments. Our kids helped with getting him there, and I am grateful, as he was still in a wheelchair. Those things are so heavy and Larry was still hard

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