Thursday, December 4, 2008
First of all, I want to thank my mother...she has remained strong for me and all of the readers of this blog through some of the toughest times of our lives. I love you mom!
Well today was a very important day on this road to recovery and an adequate independence for a return to school. I had my right residual limb casted for the first mold for creating a prosthetic! The third and it seems final phase of recovery has begun! That was in the morning, and this afternoon I went downstairs to their offices and their workshop. He had already finished the plaster mold of my stump. He told me that he has me labeled a k3 when it comes to prosthetics which means I'll be on legs that will allow me to do pretty much everything but run. After I get up on them and show that I can handle any surface, he will bump me up to a k4 which means if the insurance will cover them I'll get the running Ossur carbon fiber legs like the ones Oscar Pistorius has. I'm excited to get my first one sometime next week if things go as planned for them.
Thank you all for your continued support and prayers. I have learned through this how incredibly strong my support is. My family is stronger and closer than I had ever imagined and my friends have done the same. Please continue to seek the Lord and all that He has for us to learn through this process! I don't know how or why, but I know that this whole time and even injury has been worked into a good thing by our wonderful Savior.