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My new wheels

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You have to feel sorry for the long suffering Baggieboy, he now has to push me around in my new set of wheels, I guess I will have to start being nice to him now so he won't let go of me while going down hill, or tip me into traffic.

I don't have to use the chair all the time, in fact at the moment it is for when I want to go out for a 'walk' as it were. I am still working fall time and using the old legs but it is getting increasingly difficult, when I get home these days it is collapse in a heap and wait for the next morning. I also so spend far too much of the weekend recovering from the week. Hopefully my new wheels will bring on a bit more freedom.
10th Jul 2011, 21:29   | tags:

Twiglet says:

Oh H... I'm sorry things are so hard for you. Hope they improve soon xxx

10th Jul 2011, 21:40

Spiderbaby says:

Do you get to paint it purple? That is crying out for a "Pimp my ride" style make-over :) More freedom has to be a good thing.

11th Jul 2011, 07:38

FilbertFox says:

Sidey spidey spidey, for once I have decided less is more. I may change my mind once I have got used to it. I will however be attaching fairy lights .

11th Jul 2011, 08:47

crickson says:

Spokey-dokies, at least?

11th Jul 2011, 12:28

Anonymous says:

think of the infernal noise they would make

11th Jul 2011, 13:13

crickson says:

No worse than FFox herself....

12th Jul 2011, 07:37

FilbertFox says:

OY Dr Crickson! that was very very mean. True - but mean

12th Jul 2011, 18:49

Helen says:

So sorry to hear that the wheels are needed, but hope you get used to them quickly and they make life easier for you.

They do need some sort of glamourising... I agree. Maybe Spiderbaby can knit somethng for it... knitted spokey-dokeys wouldn't be too noisy...

12th Jul 2011, 19:11

FilbertFox says:

Ta Helen - I don't need it a;; the time, I am just about managing at work without it but I am shattered after work and spend the weekend resting so I can start again on Monday. With my new wheels (who I am thinking of naming Sophia after the film) I can get out and about a bit and not feel so isolated. Then if the time comes I need her for work as well I think I will need a bit of a career rethink!

12th Jul 2011, 21:42

Helen says:

So, the mister will be wheeling you around supermarket and various glamourous hot spots of Leeds?

Hope it helps, H x

12th Jul 2011, 21:55

FilbertFox says:

We went into Wakefield today And we went in all the classy shops. I almost enjoyed it.

12th Jul 2011, 21:59

Spiderbaby says:

Knitted spokey-dokeys... Now there's an idea! I'll have to see what I can do :)

13th Jul 2011, 07:54

Viv says:

It sucks that you need it - but hopefully it will improve your 'free time' and socialising and make life a bit easier x

13th Jul 2011, 12:47

FilbertFox says:

I now need to learn to do wheelies so I can manage kerbs by myself and then I can go out unaccompanied.

13th Jul 2011, 13:35

Helen says:

Sounds dangerous to me...

13th Jul 2011, 18:26

FilbertFox says:

that's me, living life on the edge

13th Jul 2011, 18:39

MaggieD says:

Oh dear, so sorry to hear that it has come to this, I think you need to turbo charge your wheels ;)

25th Jul 2011, 18:20