Celebrating a Year

August 1, 2011

with 6 comments

And the last month of summer begins. I am redoubling my rehab efforts so I’ll be back in shape for the start of school. Today I went swimming at the Y, an activity I love, for the first time since surgery. Freestyle and backstroke felt great, but breaststroke was a bit gimpy. Nevertheless, I swam a half mile and felt tired but none the worse for it. I’ve ordered ankle weights, I’m charging up the stairs, although not down so swiftly yet. I am done with this slow business and I think it’s time. Two months, and I have my last appointment w/ the surgeon tomorrow. I am as busy as this bee, captured atop the yarrow. I am ready to be whole.

Written by mairmusic

August 1, 2011 at 8:26 pm

Posted in August

6 Responses

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  1. I can hear your impatience with the recovery process…I would imagine that the body decides more than the mind about the timing of when things can be done. :-) Ust a random thought.

    slpmartin

    August 1, 2011 at 10:47 pm

  2. If I tried to swim a half mile, I’d need rehab!

    Mama Zen

    August 2, 2011 at 9:41 pm

  3. i am so very glad that you are bolting back to your own self.

    be easy on your body.

    lots of love.

    Sharmishtha

    August 3, 2011 at 1:57 pm


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