First yay is an OCD thing - this is post number 300 in my blog... yay! Next goal is 500 lol
Second to fifth yay's are wheelchair related.
So, the second yay is that I got into town and back without falling out of Patrick again! Yay! Just got to slowly build up confidence in myself and the chair now and believe in myself that I can cross 2 really busy roads each way on me own... I did it twice with C today, but C told me when it was safe to cross. Hopefully I'll be able to cross those roads without feedback next time... I'm so close to total independence! When I can confidently get into Gloucester alone, the next challenge is Cheltenham!
Third yay may not seem like a big deal to you but it's a huge deal to me and has done wonders for my confidence in steering. Why? Because right on the corner of a slopey bit there was scaffolding taking up at least a third of the pavement then about a (walking) step further on there was a folded up, solid, barrier thing to get around! I did it without knocking any of it over or falling out of the chair!
Fourth yay is that I didn't break anything... the wheelchair lift, the wheelchair or me! Yay! I almost fell out of the seat as I got out of Patrick and into the pub chair next to the wheelchair but even that didn't happen this afternoon! I must have looked drunk at 12.45pm on a Sunday but I wasn't and I don't give a damn what anyone else thinks!
The final yay is that there are some really understanding drivers in Gloucester because on our way back, crossing the second busy road, a driver stopped and let me cross his side of the road then a people carrier stopped on the other half of the road without hurrying me! There are some wonderful drivers out there!
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