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Got my new set of wheels!

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rachy

Well it wasnt as bad as i thought .. managed to get out for the first time in a month woop! Went to toys r us got out of the car and cried ..hubby said whats up? we dont have to do this .. i replied im crying because im happy to get out hehe!!... got my first lot of xmas pressies for kids , was great to feel christmassy yay! GP told me that the wheelchair they ordered could take 6-8 weeks but my mum in law went out and bought me one bless her .. The kids love it they were taking it in turns ..

 

I think its just all about getting confident with it now but i dont want to rely on it too much so im trying to get about the house with crutches without falling lol .. just try and use it outdoors ..

 

:lolbash:


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Rachy xx

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Michelle

Brilliant news Rachy :rose: I remember when I first got mine. I was so relieved to be able to get out and about, and funnily enough it was around November time that I got my set of wheels. I even got myself a bright orange rug to cover my freezing legs :lolbash::hearts: Talking of freezing. It's enough, to freeze the brass you know what, off monkeys out there today. :hearts: Happy :wink3:

 

Michelle :rose:

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debzsanderson

I'm so pleased for you Rachy - I hoped (like Mark) it would give you back your confidence and freedom. You will probably find that using the wheelchair outside will give you back more energy to safely get aorund at home with crutches. I'm just thinking about writing xmas cards - cant believe its only jsut over four weeks until xmas!!

 

debz xx


Mark has PP MS but I am his partner and do the posts as he cant use the computer!!

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Gaynor

Excellent news Rachy.

 

Great too that the kids "love it" and see it as good fun in taking turns etc.

 

Gaynor

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mayb

eeeeeeeeeeeeek - Christmas presents, cards, only four weeks to go - why didn't someone tell me before - I am in a state of Christmas denial as there have been so many family birthdays and a Christening to deal with and now there are only four weeks left???!! Do you know how long it took me to find an iggle piggle I could afford?!! People are paying more for these on ebay than they cost in the shops - madness!! I think I will start sewing in the night garden characters and sell them on the black market.

 

Rachy you sound as if you are enjoying yourself right now and that is great news. Keep those hot wheels rolling! :lolbash: Give your mother in law a hug from me as she sounds like a gem!


Mayb

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Shirl

Your first trip out on wheels brought back my own such experience over 12 years ago! Thanks for sharing the joy, Rachy. :you-rock:



Shirley  "one day at a time"

 

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Hezza

Glad to hear you're out and about now Rachy and what a fab mother-in-law you have :you-rock::winkgrin:

Just watch the kids don't try to use you for races :artist:


Life is short. Eat dessert first. Jacques Torres

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Marina

A here here from me too re being glad to hear of your new found freedom! I've only ever used wheelchair assistance at the airport and couldn't be without it. But I remember the first time I took a shop mobility scooter. I went zooming around the entire shopping centre and even into shops like M+S on it! It really did give me an exhilarating sense of being able to get about more than I can when walking.

 

Have fun wrapping all your newly-bought Xmas gifties :you-rock:


Marina

(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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