Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Bath Lift: Success!

So in this post, I said that the OT was providing me with many yummy things.

In the past week, two of these have come in. One is my walker, which looks an awful lot like this.

Walking is painful and energy consuming for me, so I don't choose to do it often. However, I sometimes get the urge. I put on more weight than I was comfortable with when I broke my foot in December, and this metal monster is helping me get active and hopefully get some of it back off. I still have to be really careful and not push myself, because foot is heading for surgery soon and still has some pretty major wonky structure, but it's something!

However, today the thing that I was perhaps the most excited about showed up: My bath lift.

Seriously, where have these things been all my life? They even sell them on Amazon! See?

Minivator Bath Bliss 311 Lift

However, mine is not sold on Amazon, and is called the Aquatec Orca. Had my first bath in it tonight and it was *bliss*- Sheer bliss.

Now, to get some new wheels under my butt, once the walker has made it a bit smaller, and I'll be set for more awesomeness.

4 comments:

Tayley said...

The bathlift truly is faboo. The only time I've seen you happier than you were soaking in that tub, is when you're splashing about in a pool and moving doesn't hurt because buoyancy is awesome like that. *kisses*

Corey said...

Pretty snazzy dude.

Integrity Singer said...

hooray!

do you get adaptive swim therapy?

His Hands His Feet Today said...

Ashley,
I've been thinking about the comment you left a few weeks ago on my blog. I want you to know that you are loved.... just the way you are. You are fearfully and wonderfully made. If you ever want to email with me, please do. There is no condemnation in Christ. It says so in His word.
Love in Christ Jesus,
Kim