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Minna – What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

Minna – What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

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During my rehabilitation, one of the milestones was me being able to cath myself and do my bowel program. Because, you know, it’s one thing to have somebody do that for you, but not knowing that it’s being done to you, it’s a whole ... Show More

During my rehabilitation, one of the milestones was me being able to cath myself and do my bowel program. Because, you know, it’s one thing to have somebody do that for you, but not knowing that it’s being done to you, it’s a whole another ball game. You know, and I think to become independent so that my children didn’t have to help me out was very important for me. So, those were my two big milestones, and being able to put my pants on, that was a big deal, you know, being able to put my underwear back on was a big deal. And again, by doing that, I was able to claim my privacy. So, that was a very, those few milestones, and being able to transfer into a car, yeah.

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Minna – What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

Minna

Injured in 1999 at age 35, paraplegic
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During my rehabilitation, one of the milestones was me being able to cath myself and do my bowel program. Because, you know, it’s one thing to have somebody do that for you, but not knowing that it’s being done to you, it’s a whole another ball game. You know, and I think to become independent so that my children didn’t have to help me out was very important for me. So, those were my two big milestones, and being able to put my pants on, that was a big deal, you know, being able to put my underwear back on was a big deal. And again, by doing that, I was able to claim my privacy. So, that was a very, those few milestones, and being able to transfer into a car, yeah.

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