Monday, October 05, 2009

Hand Therapy

Mark is feeling better again today, with the swelling starting to decrease in his face. This is letting the aches and pains in other parts of the body emerge, but this is the road to recovery.

There has been a lot of change for the boys: there have been visitors to the house, no walks outside, strange hours, and strange smells. Vladi has been the calmest, keeping on his schedule of eating, sleeping, and begging for attention. Uschi has kept a close eye on Mark, usually within an arm's reach. Tanji, well poor Meow-Me T has been a bit stressed by all the changes.

Today Mark had his wrist examined again and was given physical therapy activities to work his shoulders and fingers, as well as a custom wrist "brace." Mark was left alone to choose the colors of the plastic and straps,.... It was a good idea to let Tanj meet the new addition...

Tanji was ready to bolt if necessary,

He's still a little tense, but smiling too.

Oh, that feels good.

If I MUST help dad with his hand therapy,...

Settling in for a nap,
there is a lot of that going on around here!


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5 comments:

Ella said...

Sorry to hear of Mark's accident and wishing a speedy recovery. Looks like he is well taken care of with all of his TLC he is receiving from T, Uschi and V.

Pam said...

Glad you are feeling better Mark. Of course what better caretakers can you have than the boys and Les,
Pam, Kinny, Tessa and big Sam

Tanj,Uschi&Vladi said...

Yes, I'm fortunate to have Lesley & the boys taking care of me,... not to mention all of the healing well wishes sent from around the world,... Thanks to all off you,... Lavs

Megan said...

We hope you feel better soon!

Guinness & Jameson (Vladi's brother) from Denver

Karen Jo said...

I just heard about your accident, Mark. I hope that you will heal up soon. It looks like the boys are taking good care of you.