Reply To: How long for recovery

May 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

…and yet here I am a few months shy of seven years from, well, almost dying (lungs were starting to go into shut-down)… and I am still improving! 3 years after being let out of the rehab facility, my Dad died. (Just a year earlier I had given up using a wheelchair permanently.) I was the only one available and willing to clean up his estate. He and his 2nd wife were hoarders and had a 5-level house they had filled, which left me with a 5-level house to empty. Yes, it took me far longer than I would’ve liked, but it took a lot of effort. Ladders, stairs, hauling trash and recycling, overcoming my fear of spiders… Pretty good physical therapy.

Be realistic, but never say never. I might not be able to run up and down stairs like I used to, but I’m getting more confident.