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The kid's home
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deadcarp    Posted 10-28-2004 at 09:12:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
i want to thank you all fot your support & encouragement. darned if i ain't back at the cabin like a real person. now somebody's gonna come by to tweak my dials til i can ride that red 4-wheeler waiting 4 me out there. and 2 grandkids are visiting grampa today. darn kids won't let a guy rest. oh hey - and last nite's bed had dual massage & no rails - i better get better! .:)


George in TX    Posted 10-28-2004 at 13:28:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
That's great news DC! Is there anything that physical therapist did for you that you can't do for yourself? Other than push you harder and farther than you want to be pushed that is.

Glad to hear you're back home.


deadcarp    Posted 10-28-2004 at 17:10:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
well yeah those folks know what musles come back first, how much exercise is too much etc but sometimes i had them scratching their heads with stuff like "if you start getting like 10% return in a given muscle, does that little motion do anything to strengthen the rest of the muscle, or does it all have to be under tension to help?"
i hit the books (well the net) whie i was in there. went thru muscle gruoups etc, one of my favorite things wa to search for an octane booster for my brain since that's where the damage was. we spent a week ruling out oxygen (popular 100 years ago but kinda hazardous now), couple days on neuromuscular stimuli, vibration seems to do some good, at least it feels better.


goatmantobe    Posted 10-28-2004 at 13:16:41       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I knew U would make it! Now the problems began surving grandchildern, the honey to do list, & inventing stuff, fixing stuff, redsigning stuff. Maybe U would like to return to the life of rhab.
Keep hanging in their& posting good stuff!!!!


GeneSC    Posted 10-28-2004 at 13:08:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
Good to see 'ya home again. Keep up the exercise
get all those limbs working again as they should.
...........Gene..........


Lazy Al    Posted 10-28-2004 at 12:10:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
Glad to see you made it home DC Hope you found a nail to hang your er coat on .
Al


TimV    Posted 10-28-2004 at 11:41:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Glad to see you're coming around DC! One good exercise is to point the corners of your mouth upwards several times a day--seems to help a lot!


ron,ar    Posted 10-28-2004 at 10:13:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thats goodnews, rest up a while then get out there and build/invent something.


deadcarp    Posted 10-28-2004 at 13:10:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
i guess it's a curse - i invented something on the way home. i told the therapist helping with my car transfer that i needed a grip, right about there - pointing at the middle of the passenger window..well she said, there isn't one there so i hadta stretch and twist to get my cheeks centered up so i could sit upright. so while suzn ran into walmart, i sat there and pondered the problem. there's nothing to attach to right there, and the nearest solid thing is the door frame. hmmmm. so when she came back, i asked her to find the (about 3/4" wide canvas webbing) "ladder" i used to lift my foot around. she opened the door & window, wrapped the ladder around the upper front corner of the door frame and shut the door & window, thus trapping the strap in the car door. done! now i have a nice heavy place to grab, it hangs right where i need it, didn't make any holes or cost anything. i like stuff like that. one could use a towwel the same way i guess. :)
i'd tell ya how to roll around in bed, adjust the covers & get up in the morning, using 1 hand & a cane for a tool -- but that's another story..





toolman    Posted 10-28-2004 at 10:03:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
glad to hear your home DC , dual massage hmmm you probably did better than most of us there haha,now get to work tomorrow is friday lol.take care.


EngineerJoyce    Posted 10-28-2004 at 10:01:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
YeeHa! Welcome home.

?dual massage? ...okay, I'd better not ask!

Enjoy and keep getting better.
EJ


Clipper    Posted 10-28-2004 at 09:54:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
Welcome home DC.....take it easy fer a while till ya find yer roller skates. :^)


Burrhead    Posted 10-28-2004 at 09:47:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
That's the best news I've heard this week. We all know you will hang in there like a rusty fish hook.


Ron/PA    Posted 10-28-2004 at 09:32:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
No rails??? What did ya lean on?
OHHHHH You didn't mean Bar Rails...
Welcome back to the land of the lost.
You gotta get back in the groove, cause winter's comming, and Suzn ain't gonna do all the work.
We're rootin for ya,
Ron & Donna


James(Ga)    Posted 10-28-2004 at 09:28:44       [Reply]  [No Email]

Hey DC, really proud to seeya back at the cabin. You'll be riding that 4 wheeler again in no time. Lots of luck to you.James


Texas    Posted 10-28-2004 at 09:27:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
Good for you! Glad youre back home!


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