Saturday, November 1, 2014


Sorry I haven't been on in quite a while. For those of you who don't know what happened, I'm going to recap what has been going on.

On Friday, August 22, Chloe and I were in a car accident. Luckily, she's fine. Chloe's been staying with family while I recover.

My femur broke in 3 places. After the accident, I was air lifted to Iowa City.

Since it was the first time I ever flown, I asked one of the air-medics to take the picture for me.

Had to wait a couple days for an opening in OR, so the doctor put my leg in traction. OUCH!

Here's a cool X-ray of the rod and screws they put in my leg.

My parents and little sister came to the hospital and helped PT encourage me to get out of bed.

Six days after the accident, I transferred to a local nursing home for rehabilitation. Soon, both physical and occupational therapy had me back on my feet... literally. It was really challenging learning how to walk again, then again I enjoy a good challenge.

Friends and family constantly sent encouraging words.

Chloe talked to me on the phone and sent pictures. I miss her so much.

Donated 10 inches of my hair to Locks of Love in honor of K.

Got used to eating healthy in there. Now that I'm home, I can't eat junk like I used to.

But I was also blessed by BFF Karen's cooking once in a while.

Thanks to the Activity Dept, I kept busy. I learned how to crochet, had pet therapy, etc.

Really pushed myself to get better.

Stopped for one last pic w PT & OT, big thanks to them. Heading home.

Got a visit from Chloe, Pop, & cousin Kelli.

Got in-home therapy to help with my next challenge... conquering the hill I live on. I've come a long way, but there's still a bit to go. Chloe will be home at Christmas. Can't wait to see her again. Will keep you posted on my progress on my other blog: Liz Toll's Weightloss Journey

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