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Nova – What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

Nova – What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

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The bowel program of paralyzed people, and I know we're not supposed to say that, but that's what it felt like, paralyzed, not disabled. And my husband needed to help me with that and realized, as not pleasant as it is to talk about, if I did... Show More

The bowel program of paralyzed people, and I know we're not supposed to say that, but that's what it felt like, paralyzed, not disabled. And my husband needed to help me with that and realized, as not pleasant as it is to talk about, if I didn't do something about that part of this problem, I could die. You have to have that part of your body working. And I know it takes, it infringes on your pride, it infringes on your privacy, it infringes on every part of you that should be sexy, that should be beautiful, that should be whole, self sufficient. But then because of that, I don't go out and have accidents during the day.

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Nova – What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

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Injured in 2008 at age 62, paraplegic
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The bowel program of paralyzed people, and I know we're not supposed to say that, but that's what it felt like, paralyzed, not disabled. And my husband needed to help me with that and realized, as not pleasant as it is to talk about, if I didn't do something about that part of this problem, I could die. You have to have that part of your body working. And I know it takes, it infringes on your pride, it infringes on your privacy, it infringes on every part of you that should be sexy, that should be beautiful, that should be whole, self sufficient. But then because of that, I don't go out and have accidents during the day.

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