English: Self Determination Theory

English: Self Determination Theory (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I’m a little tired today and emotions are hiding close by ready to sneak out unexpectedly. I decided it was time to walk across the kitchen today. I hadn’t done it since the doctors visit. I was recovering from that and trying to rest and recoup. I managed to make 12 steps across the kitchen with my walker before I had to sit down in my chair. And despite that success, the tears of fear and frustration welled up.

I realized then I had been worried since Wednesday about my regression and feared the loss of progress made would be permanent. 3 weeks of work had seemingly disappeared and I was almost at the beginning once again. It was too frightening  to contemplate. I just have to remember that the journey is ongoing and that there might be setbacks. Sigh…trying to live day-to-day is sometimes difficult. And so the journey continues…

About estherlou

My husband and I married in 1970. I am the mother of 2 and grandmother to 5. I share my health stories and my experiences with Thrive. I am reading and writing blogs, watching tv, making jewelry and rosaries, selling in my Etsy store and playing solitaire. I am home bound and add in my physical therapy exercises to my daily routine. I will blog about my progress or anything that catches my attention at that moment. See you around and thanks for stopping by!
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