I recently suffered a burst L1 vertabrae that resulted in me having surgery and spending 2 weeks in the hospital and another 6 weeks in a rehabilation and recovery center. After my lenghthy hospital stay I am now home and finding it very difficult to cope. A once very a
[More]ctive, independant and vibrant women I find my limitations quite depressing. I am a flight attendant who until my accident was used to a busy lifestyle. I was just 11 days away from going to explore South America with a friend, when this injury happened. Now that I am a little bit more mobile, I am looking for differant ways to occupy my time as well as to research and learn more about my type of injury and talk to people with simialar injuries and what they do to cope with it. I love life and am so thankful that i can walk and that my injury did not cause more damage than it did. My plan is to heal and travel the world. I want to step foot on every continent and learn about each place as I go. I am excited about the future, but for now they are just dreams and I have to deal with my present situation first. I am looking for answers and how to keep a positive outlook on life, as my healing process continues.
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