"When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul or brings joy,
care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life."
Jean Shinoda Bolen

January 20, 2013

Thank You!

THANK YOU to each and every one of you for your get well wishes and comments! 

I am doing very well.  I saw my surgeon & PA on Wednesday and was told I can start bending and twisting slowly at the waist, which is a huge step forward for me (although it is still a bit painful).  I am still walking as part of my therapy, and that is a big help as well.  The PA also told me that by my birthday in March, I should be able to start riding my bike!

I was told I didn't need to make the 270 mile round-trip to the doctor unless I had issues, so basically, I've been released from further check-ups.  This time of year, it is a challenge driving through Glacier Park to get to the doctor's office (or as I usually say, "over the river and through the woods!").  We've seen alot of snow-packed and icy roads this winter.

I want to send special get well wishes to Chasn Paper - she is having shoulder surgery very soon and I hope she has a speedy recovery!  Many years ago I had reconstructive shoulder surgery and the only advice I have is to take full advantage of any physical therapy the doctor suggests. 

The best part of the doctor visit on Wednesday is that I can craft again - yippee!  I cannot sit for long periods of time, so that's when I do my walking and do my up-and-down the stairs thing.

I hope to be posting some new projects very soon!  Again, THANK YOU!

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