Wheelies

Saturday, June 19th, 2004

We picked up the prescription for Roberto’s chair FINALLY today. Monday, I’ll fax it to the home health care peeps who will be calling to schedule a time to come to the house to measure Robert for this chair. I always thought a wheelchair is a wheelchair is a wheelchair. Not so! There are different […]

Homecoming King (and Queen)

Sunday, April 11th, 2004

Thursday was a hectic day. Not only was it the last day at my desk at work, but I had a Z Club of Houston meeting that I couldn’t get out of. After that, I raced over to Heartland to pick up Roberto for his ride home, a moment I’d been eagerly awaiting. We got […]

Un Mas Dia

Thursday, April 8th, 2004

And one more night of being alone in the house. Robert’s durable medical equipment arrived today: Hospital bed with motorized head and foot, and an Invacare MicroAir 3500S low pressure mattress to prevent pressure wounds. Wheelchair with roho (not rojo!) cushion. I’ve got the sheet (twin) on the bed, his pillows (including the two brand […]

Day Tripper!

Thursday, January 22nd, 2004

Good news to report. I sat in on the weekly team meeting this morning. Robert’s pain has subsided. The doctor is 99.9% sure it was a muscle sprain. Let’s keep fingers, toes, eyes crossed on that! He had a CT scan yesterday to rule out other possibilities. We should know the findings from that CT […]