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Finally Finished With All My PT


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Yesterday was my last day with receiving PT from an agency as they did all that could be done for me in helping my walking get better... I had my MRI Friday to evaluate my left side as I am paralyzed on that side since the stroke nearly 12 years ago... Now I will continue to ride my exercise bike at home to keep improving every little bit I can while the lady still comes in home for one hour each day provided by the VA...

 

I think it will be a week before I get the results of the MRI from the doctors... I'm not ever giving up and hope to get stronger in my legs and walking abilities in due time... I drive my SUV and haul my scooter too so I should be alright while I get better in my walking abilities... Being a stroke survivor long as I have been has made me ready for anything now so I should be up and about not having to depend on my wife having to go places with me when I can go by myself...

 

I'm not sure at this point how much longer the lady will be coming in to help me for that one hour each day... I get up early mornings anyway so by the time she gets here I have fed myself and starting on my bike exercising already so I think I am ready to see if I can make it on my own... I just want to see how my left leg is coming along once I get the word hopefully this week from the doctor...

 

I feel and think it's time I face the world on my own once again so I got to get outside and do things as I know how to do them and did for some years already... Maybe I can go back to work on my scooter being a greeter at Walmart again soon, who knows, I got to start someplace earning my income as my health get better each week...

 

I see they are hiring veterans again and that's a good thing in this town of many retirees both men and women who need to work to earn incomes again...

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Fred, I am glad you are feeling so much better and even contemplating going back to work.  Good for you, long may it continue.

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You are able to get on your exercise bike by yourself?    Bob has one in the house, but it is always a little worrisome to get on and off.   You seem like you are working your way out of the last problem, keep up the good work!

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,Yes, I got my bike placed between the wall and the dining room table so I can get on/off without falling then the lady is here for an hour so I'm not alone, otherwise I wait until someone else is home with me... No falls yet and I been using it for 11 years now....

 

I walk into the dinning room with my quad cane get my right foot on the pedal next to the wall then my left foot on the pedal and away I go for 25 minutes... I got the same batteries in it too!!!!

 

I'm trying to overcome this stroke setback and you know I drive my SUV and haul my scooter everywhere I need to go....

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We use a hemi-walker to help get him on and off, as it is very strong for balancing.   I still feel a little scared, but don't let on to him about it.

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Fred: thank you for checking in. You have made a remarkable recovery and I know the hard work you have put in. But such good news! Don't rush to send off the help. Rock on! Debbie

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Hey Fred you are my amazing hero!  I hope you jump in the SUV and take your scooter many places and tell everyone how wonderful it is to be alive. Your bright spirit illuminates this chat room!

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