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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Update

This week I at last got a walking boot....and actually walked a few steps yesterday for the first time since February 12.  The therapist does not want me walking without she is here.  So, felt like I got my wings clipped real quick.  I do put it on and stand and put part of my weight on it.  She had me put my foot on the scales and press down till I had put about 35 lbs of pressure on it.  And that is what I am supposed to do.  But I am only supposed to have it on an hour at a time...I think I actually left it on an hour and a half...wanted to do the partial weight a couple times.  There are other exercises she wants me to do that I can do just while sitting.

8 comments:

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

I know it's not easy but just be good and do as the therapist advises. You'll soon be mobile once again. Take care.

Bill said...

What John said!

Anonymous said...

I know this has been such a difficult time. Thankful you are making progress, though I know it is hard to be patient. xoxo

happyone said...

Oh you poor thing. I would be going crazy not being able to walk!!!
I agree with what the others said about listening and not doing more than you are allowed.

Patti said...

Progress! Keep up the good work--without over-doing it. You are on your way.

Kim Standard said...

Oh dear! that boot looks so uncomfortable! Hope you are getting better soon

Jeevan said...

Hope it helps improve your walk and strengthen the legs. Take care my friend

Denise inVA said...

Never seen this kind of a boot before. It looks quite fancy compared to others. Hope it does the trick. I left a couple of comments on your other blog but will still wish you speedy healing and feel better soon. Hugs and love, Denise x

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