Thursday, May 02, 2013
Today was a much better day than yesterday! I had gone to the dentist and had a tooth pulled. After the appointment I had ridden my mobility scooter to a local market area to get some fruits and veggies. On my way back to the place where I was to get my van ride back home, I got half way across a busy street and my scooter decided to stop running! (DEJA VU!) It was not the battery this time, there was something major wrong with it! A couple of people passing by helped me get back on the side walk. I sat there trying to figure out what I was going to do. If I couldn't get back to the dentists office, my reide would leave me there! I called the van services and sat on hold for more that 20 minutes. I wa very upset and worried! While I was sitting there waiting on hold, this woman came up and asked me if she could interveiw me for a story she was doing about antidepressants. (How did she know I was on them? I guess the scooter???) It was actually funny and pathetic at the same time. Here I was, upset and trying to get someone on the phone to help me and there is this lady hooking me up with a microphone and videotaping the interview! (All I wanted to do was scream!)
Somehow I got the scooter to run again and I went back to catch my ride. Luckily, I hadn't missed it!
I knew the scooter had to be fixed. I got on-line to get the number of the Scooter Store (where I bought the Scooter) only to find that The Scooter Store has claimed bankruptcy and is no longer helping cash customers! Great, just what I needed on this awful day! The scooter is still under warranty, so I contacted the manufacturer to see if they could help. The woman I spoke to said she would call me today an let me know what they could do.
I am stranded without the scooter. I can only walk very short distances due to lung disease and dizziness from my brain tumor. This scooter had been my life saver! I can shop and do laundry and things like that! But now with no scooter, I am home bound. Small miracles... the manufacturer is going to fix it. They are coming to get it tomorrow! I should have it back in a week or so!!! WOO! HOO!
I feel much better now and I can get back to getting healthy!