Healing body, shriveled soul

Photo by Universal Eye on Unsplash

It has been two weeks since I had my left hip replaced, and I am making progress. I went from walker to a two-cane method, to a one-cane method, mostly for extra balance and getting up-stairs. One goal was to go from walker to cane by Thanksgiving, and I made it. The combination of a crowded house and my pride said, “There is no way in hell you’re going to use a walker at the Thanksgiving get-together.”

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Elena Tucker

Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.