I wrote this on March 25, 2013:
While this may not seem like a very big achievement to some, I know that others will really understand the magnitude.
I've driven myself THREE times in the past week!!! [again, this was a couple weeks ago]
I hadn't driven in ages, but I drove myself to get a massage, go shopping for almost two hours, and to visit with my parents / family (each on separate days).
I'm so proud of myself for doing this. And, I realized that in some ways I kinda miss driving. Of course, there's the feeling more independence thing, which is amazing (even if only for an evening). But, I also enjoy listening to the radio when I drive.
Anyway, I just wanted to share my excitement!Though the memory of this seems like so long ago, and it may be quite a while before I'm able to do something like this again, I try my best to cherish these opportunities and achievements.
This post was written as part of the Health Activist Writer's Awareness Challenge (HAWMC).