It was nice to hear from you. OMG you're really had your share of pain. I'm glad to hear you're doing better. I use a canadian crutch, it stops at my forarm, just to avoid the problem you had. Keep us posted.
I pray for all of you and wish you all well. I'm happy to be able to talk to people with the same problems.
I'm doing ok, holding on.
Love & Prayers
That is a scary story. Swallowing & choking are just one of my many problems.
You mentioned your dogs, may I ask a question? Did you ever have children? I never did and no Specialist could ever find a reason why. I figured it was the drugs given to me when I had polio at 3 years old, but most people with PPS did have children later.
God did give me 3 step kids and 2 grandchildren , but I still wish I could have had my own. (I'm too old now, 55) If it's too peesonal a question you don't have to answer.
Love & Prayers
Hi, no, i never did have children. I never wanted any, do have one stepson and he is twenty-three and he still comes and spends the weekend with us. He is very close to his dad. I wish now, that i had tried to have children. Hindsight!!!! I have wondered, if i could, have gotten pregnant. It is too late for me. I am 52 and went through menopause early. What kind of crutch do you use? Remind me, do you wear a brace? I have one full leg brace and have been fitted for a full brace on the other leg. Cannot walk very much, use my scooter all the time. Thank god for them
Thanks for the answer. I took a lot of ricks in my youth (blushing) and paid thousands of dollars as a married adult, but no doctor ever found any reason why I couldn't get pregnant. Anyway I use a canadian crutch, my forearm goes thru it, that way it won't ruin the nerves and muscles under my arm. I may need to from one crutch to two.
I wear two foot ups, to prevent me fron falling. I also wear a back brace. My back and hips are a big pain problem for me. I use scooters in big stores like Wal-mart.
Yes, thank God for them.
hi Cher... I do use canadian cutches...but because I used them to pick myself up, pinched the nerve in my back... can you imagine picking up 200 lbs with crutches...ouch.
picture this for a genetic hoax..my mom weighed in at 225 and my dad at 275 when they got married and here I am..well I did lose 57lbs in 2005 and have kept it off since..tain't no easy task..I got around many years without crutches, my arms always picked me up..
I had 5 children...they range in ages 52 the oldest down to 42, our baby..it is sad that you couldn't have any children,, but the Lord works in mysterious ways...you were meant to be a great step mom, both you & rocky.. what are your real names??? maybe you told me already but i'm old and i forget LOL...my name is Dolores...hugs..
Well Hello Delores,
I think about you and pray for you all the time.
Yes, I was given 3 great step kids. Two are grown, 30 and 34 and with my second marrage I have a 15 year old girl. Boy she keeps me up yo date with the young generation. My real name is Cheryl but my family and freinds call me Cher.
((hug)) back to you
Hi dodie, my name is teresa and i am 52, live in the great state of tennessee, have 1 husband, 1 stepson, and 4 dogs. Post polio since i was 36 and use my scooter all the time. Can't walk very much, have arm and back pain. Use lyrica, keppra for nerve pain. They work really well. Have 4 older sisters and 1 pain in the ***, younger brother. I will tell him i wrote that. We are always giving each other a hard time. He just shakes his head and says, teresa, your killing me, your killing me. Can you imagine, i love him. I hope you had a good weekend. My husband took me out saturday and we had a really good time. Just did a few things around the house today. I turned over on my scooter outside wednesday. Not the first time. Hurt my weaker arm. Did not do anything for two days, except sleep and lay around. Feels better now. Post polio sucks. Talk to you later, teresa