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Kate B

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Re: where is all the help they said i would get
« Reply #30 on: March 05, 2008, 05:26:04 am »
OK my wonderfully supportive AN family here is my "brag board photo" of me cycling with no hands 6 months post op at age 44.



I was able to do this “no hands trick� for only 20 seconds but hey I have come a long way from 6 months ago when I had to use a walker… and then when I did walk I was like a drunken sailor in the wind with my eye patch. Eyelid and balance works now … not sure what will happen in the ole facial palsy recovery though.

Nevertheless I was so thankful to be able to go with my family on a little bike trip.

HEALING DOES HAPPEN!

Keep moving forward,

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4,

Awesome picture!!!!

20 seconds...Many people without AN surgery would not be able to ride hands free for 20 seconds.
You have come a longggg wayyyyy.

Your picture is truly an inspiration.

Kate
Kate
Middle Fossa Surgery
@ House Ear Institute with
Dr. Brackmann, Dr. Hitselberger
November 2001
1.5 right sided AN

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Joef

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Re: where is all the help they said i would get
« Reply #31 on: March 05, 2008, 06:25:06 am »
Great picture!!!

Its good your getting out and doing things, thats what makes our balance better .. just think like a kid.. whats do young (pre-teen) kids like to do ? .. run and play! .. gym bars in the playground etc... watch a very young baby learn to walk .. we do the same learnings once our balance is "new" .. remember we have the same balance tools of after sugery.. just our brain and "learned" to deal with it . we have to practice!.. "biking" "Kayaking" "walking" "run" etc ...

ps .. I'll try for a picture of me Kayaking once it warms a little
4 cm AN/w BAHA Surgery @House Ear Clinic 08/09/05
Dr. Brackmann, Dr. Hitselberger, Dr. Stefan and Dr. Joni Doherty
1.7 Gram Gold Eye weight surgery on 6/8/07 Milford,CT Hospital

sgerrard

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Re: where is all the help they said i would get
« Reply #32 on: March 06, 2008, 12:44:58 am »
Oh, that was worth it!  :)  What a great shot, and a nice setting too. Balance, shmalance, that looks downright athletic to me!

It is great to hear how tickled you are by this accomplishment, you really are recovering well.

Let the healing continue!

Steve
8 mm left AN June 2007,  CK at Stanford Sept 2007.
Hearing lasted a while, but left side is deaf now.
Right side is weak too. Life is quiet.