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My First Steps of 2015!!

Monday, January 19, 2015

I am aware that I've been taking small steps inside the house without my wallet, and I've also been doing a tiny bit of Spring cleaning. But today I finally was able to go outside & WALK MY TRAIL IN MY YARD!!! I'm excited yet exhausted as well. I knew not to push it so I sat on the porch with my dad - he was overseeing my walk (ha!) - and took a break in between. I even raised up the handles on my walker so that I could stand straighter when I pushed it along. I did NOT lean on my walker as I wandered my trail. I pushed it. It was more there as a safety net for me if I got too tired of standing up straight. But mom (who was watching from my bedroom window) said I was walking straight up. She said I was walking better today than my last month of walking before I had to quit! For me and my family, this is amazing to see & for me to hear. I am healing. I am proud of myself for the first time in many, many months. I am pushing the grey clouds out of my brain & not letting the depression keep me down. I am walking. As long as it's not too muddy, I will walk one lap every day until I work my way back up to the miles I was walking before I was brought down by infections from surgery gone wrong. I am me again!! I am making my own breeze again! (Now I just need to get all the dog poo out of my trail!!) Peace, Love & Walking Upright, Angela
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  • BKWERM
    Great news! I'm so glad that you're able to walk in your garden again. I know how much you've missed it. emoticon
    1242 days ago
  • GRATEFUL_MOM_3
    That is AWESOME!! Life is all about baby steps! You have come so far - you are such an inspiration to others who are struggling!! Keep up the great work!!
    1245 days ago
  • LISAPERSISTS60
    Dear Angela, What joyous news! Glad you are healing and making your way back...one step at a time.
    Great to see your beautiful face!
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    1245 days ago
  • JANISMKW
    How glorious!!! Enjoy every step as you keep going each day!
    You should be proud of yourself. I'm proud of you too. Still praying for you every day.
    emoticon So glad you are healing and getting stronger after your terrible ordeal.
    Ang's back! emoticon
    1245 days ago
  • KAREN2LOSE55
    Dear Angela, I am so thrilled right along with you! What a great feat indeed and with you keeping that up every day, you'll be walking with your wallet in the stores!! Good luck to you, my dear friend, and I'm so happy to hear from you too!

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    Karen
    1245 days ago
  • GARDEMON
    Dear Angela,

    Hope you fulfill all your goals for this year. Keep focused.

    Regards,

    Edg
    ar
    1245 days ago
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