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 Re: I BROKE MY LEG, NOT MY SPIRIT
Edzen Espina    9:50pm May 21 2019

Hi zd80,

I'm following your progress, too. we have almost the same case. I believe you're still on NWB. It could be a little bit tricky since at the same time we are learning how to move around with crutches. Don't hesitate to ask for help at this stage. We need to strengthen our upper extremities more so we can care our body easily when using crutches. There are tips you can see online especially on gait and body weight shifting when we move. just like you, When I had my full leg cast, I spent more time on bed reading, watching movies, chatting with friends, but meditation was so much helpful. When I'm lying down, I made sure that my injured leg was always elevated above my heart. I always wiggle my toes. These techniques helped lessen the numbness and will help improve blood circulation. i had struggles going to the bathroom but believe me, you'll find ways that will best work for you to maneuver yourself easily. i look forward at bathing myself. it helped me feel good when I smell good. These are the little things that will help us appreciate a little independence and are also milestones to our recovery.

I'm looking forward for your toe-to-knee cast and WB. It will have a big change in your journey. You'll be able flex your knee and perhaps little WB.

We will all definitely the "light at the end of the tunnel". just be patient. Let time be our medicine.

All the very best!

Edzen

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