Saturday, January 31, 2015

Powered up

I rarely turn off my power chair when bending over or standing up.

Usually I am fine.

Sure, maybe 10% of the time there is an issue, but issue is my middle name, and most of issues are not because my chair is on. In fact, it is helpful when I fall if my chair is on. Then I can move it right away.

Of course, things like this morning's incident happen.

I stood up using the pole at my bedside to pull up my pants after my shower. But I hooked my joystick with the pants I was grabbing. It slowly turned away from me, leaving me standing with nowhere to go. But my pants were pulled up.

Heroically, I managed to sit on the bed, then maneuver the chair back into place and transfer to it without calling for help.

WHOO!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

This gives me an idea. Can you (or a nephew or niece) rig some sort of pulley system with the power chair that will pull your pants up for you?
I love you.
JTG

Anonymous said...

I am certain that Lynn could do this. We recently rigged up some pulleys to help the two of us raise a tree stand that should really have had 3 people doing it.

BT

Matt Trott said...

Go, Team Matty!

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