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Driving Ms. Ellen!

So I  have not driven in quite some time and decided today was a good day to give it a shot. My youngest son (26) got voluntold to come with me, lol. He really doesn't mind. I just don't want to go by myself. 
So, off we go! Wheeeee!


  • Good Luck Ellen!
    William Garza
    Spine-Health Mod

    Welcome to Spine-Health

  • Ok, Miss Ellen--how did you do? 

    Voluntold...LOVE IT...hahaha!!  Can I please borrow this one?
    Kimmy72, Spine-health Moderator
    Firm believer in PMA!
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  • Ellen625EEllen625 New Jersey, USPosts: 757
    Haha, first obstacle, couldn't find my glasses. Lol. But as far as sitting in the car it went well. It was only a short drive but will do a little more each day.

    Of course you may borrow voluntold! We either made it up in Catholic school or at the nonprofit I worked for, don't remember but it works well!

    Thanks for the well wishes William and Kimmy!
  • Bruce EitmanBruce Eitman Akron, OH, USAPosts: 1,510
    Voluntold - I thought that it was just another crazy spell check error.

    I love it!

    Glad that your drive went well.


    Read my story at Bruce - My Story
    ACDF C4-C5-C6-C7, and getting better every day
    It has been a process of healing, learning, exercising, and resting - and figuring out when to do which.

  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 13,527
    That first drive after surgery is like many of your firsts...... Its a great experience.
    Soon, you will be the one driving.
    I was just giving driving ok after 3 months.  It was like a heavy weight lifted off my feet.   Just to be somewhat independent.  But did I really drive many places?  No, but knowing I could was enough
    Ron DiLauro Veritas-Health Forums Manager
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences 
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  • Ron..very true.   Isn't it amazing that so many people take for granted the activities we "spineys" consider milestones? 
    Kimmy72, Spine-health Moderator
    Firm believer in PMA!
  • Ellen625EEllen625 New Jersey, USPosts: 757
    I was just talking to my son about how nice it was to just for a few minutes and relax. It's amazing what you miss until you don't have it anymore.
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