Today I started the final session of the day with Sophie who wanted me to stand on the vertical table for 20 mins. This was followed by walking down and up 3 flights of stairs with no support other than the hand rail. Then we decided to go for it and we progressed to aContinue reading “#11 So…Much progress”
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Laurent is a man after my own heart who has suffered an AVC on his left side and determined to get better as quickly as possible. He does everything as quickly as possible and caught me up with his own unique walking style. All I could hear was this “sloop” behind me followed by aContinue reading “#10 So…Flying”
Sitting in the waiting room, following my meeting with Doctor Bach, I am full of different emotions. Just before meeting the Doctor, I met another patient who has been operated on her nose to help her breathing and has been seen by DB for 3 years. I was so upbeat and positive in the faceContinue reading “#9 So…Tearful”
Just had visit by the doctor Shergar (well her name is shergar but I col her doctor shergar like the Irish race horse that won the Grand National and then mysteriously disappeared. Also present was Celine the infirmière and doctor coquet, another doctor. They are concerned by my putting on 2 kilograms in weeks orContinue reading “#8 So….fat(ter)”
#7 So finally….
Everyday Sophie, my physio gives me 2 words to remember each day and I have to repeat them the following day. I now also give her words as well and we are both trying to out do each other. For instance, today, I was given “tourne-broche” (used to turn meat in a bbq) and “escalier.”Continue reading “#7 So finally….”
#6 So happy. ..day out with Family
Children are amazing. It’s almost as if nothing is allowed to get deep under their skin and if it does, it certainly does not stay there long. Orlando was a total delight today and Héloïse was just her amazing self. I wish I had taken a photo of them We ate at a Japanese restaurantContinue reading “#6 So happy. ..day out with Family”
#5 So ashamed….Who am I now?
8 weeks in a coma with no recollection of all the suffering around me in my hospital bedroom, so close to joining the other side permanently, I have awoken in every sense of the word. I realize with absolute SHAME all the heartache I have caused my ex-wife, my children and my mother, brothers andContinue reading “#5 So ashamed….Who am I now?”
#4 So close…fortunately now another journey begins
#3 So phie…Friday afternoon in the gym
Sophie, the head physio at the centre, is such a character, she woke me up from a deep sleep after lunch and told me it was time to go the gym. Feeling completely out of it I managed to complete the work exercises using the parallel bars and steps. Then Sophie took me to oneContinue reading “#3 So phie…Friday afternoon in the gym”
#1 So…My First Blog Post
Taken from Jeff Foster So much of our lives are spent running – from pain, from vulnerability and from everyday struggle. Shed your resistance and step into the limitless ocean of the present moment. Be yourself; everyone else is already taken – Oscar Wilde I used to have this idea that there was something wrongContinue reading “#1 So…My First Blog Post”