I use a
motorized wheelchair to get around the house and run errands. I have no feeling
from my waist down. But believe me, my
physical limitations don’t stop me from living a full life. The way I see it—I
do everything I can while I can—no excuses.
That’s always been my attitude in life.
morning I let my dogs outside—Rocky and Sissy. Then I make a cup a coffee—add
some cream and sugar—then I start my day.
things about me—I like to stay busy and I love being outside. I love livin’ out
in the country—call me a country girl. In Ohio, it’s so green and lush in the
summers. My pine trees add an element of quiet beauty, while songbirds add to
me in the garden. That’s where I’m usually planting gladiolas, crocuses, and
miniature rose bushes. I love it there because it’s so peaceful and my mind
wanders without worries.
friend’s son adopted me as his grandma.
We sip iced tea and sit under the shade tree. He helps me with the yard
and sometimes mows the lawn—I live on an acre.
But when he’s unavailable, I manage the riding mower on my own. I’m
past 15 years, I’ve taken care of the house, my yard, and myself. Thankfully I
have good friends. When life throws me a
curveball, I lean on them.
2014, I developed a pressure ulcer on both my hip and heel. Later that year, my heel became so infected.
Doctors rushed me into emergency surgery—sometime in December. My hospital stay came with some ups and
downs, but I finally made it home.
still visits me daily to check my wounds and change the dressings. But it’s up to me to keep the wounds dry. For
about nine weeks after surgery, it meant no baths.
bathtub was off limits, I needed a bathing alternative. Thankfully, the hospital gave me some Sage
brand, rinse free
Comfort Bath® Cleansing Washcloths. They came in real handy. After I finished off the initial package, I
ordered more and used them while my wounds were still healing. I felt so clean
and comfortable each time I used those washcloths.
All I can
say—Sage Products really stand out when it comes to quality.