Graduation

Graduation

 My physical therapist came today and wrote up the paperwork for my discharge from at-home therapy! He feels that I have made the progress and accomplished the goals that we set out a little over three months ago and that I’m ready for the next level of therapy in my recovery. That means out-patient therapy(…)

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Encouragement from Friends

Encouragement from Friends

 Today I received a visit from Bill Schroeder from Jefferson County. Bill is a former State Senator and has been involved in politics in Jefferson County and Colorado for a number of years. While serving in the State House, I was Bill’s State Representative. After serving in the State Senate Bill has worked as the(…)

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Chosen But Not Known

Chosen But Not Known

I was just finishing my afternoon coffee and opening my “love letters” from medical providers that have been hanging out there for several months. Fortunately all 20 of the medical bills were under $200 each. Gina Brummett our Executive Director at Teen Challenge of the Rocky Mountains joined me today for a meeting with Mark(…)

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Relief or Resolve

 The home health care nurse just left after pulling my PICC line and completing her final exam. So after six weeks it is nice to have this eighteen inch line out of my arm and be done with the IV antibiotics. Now the challenge is to avoid future infections. However, we have learned our lesson(…)

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New Life – New Direction

New Life – New Direction

Today we worked on cleaning up my wheelchairs. This included the new racing wheelchair that we picked up yesterday. After dismantling if for cleaning, I wasn’t sure if we would get it all back together, but it looks like we made it. I aired up the tires and even made a trial run down the(…)

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Facing the Future – Fear or Faith

Facing the Future – Fear or Faith

 Today my sister and brother-in-law and mom joined us at the Cracker Barrel in Loveland to celebrate my mom’s 89th birthday. We enjoyed our meal and time together. My mom continues to be in good health. When were together I told them about my physical therapist making some comments about speech therapy. I told my(…)

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