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Progress......at last!

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Katek Mon 01-Apr-19 13:05:23

Woohoo! Managed to fasten my bra myself this morning! Who would have thought that this small everyday task would make me feel so elated!

I’m going to try driving again this week, just a short trip into the village. Dh and I went to Tesco’s car park after closing yesterday and I tried my emergency stop. Managed it without too much difficulty so must try getting back on the road. Still a few aches round my shoulder joint but I’m sticking with my exercises to build strength.

Seven weeks almost since the break happened-I’ve now become addicted to Vera after watching numerous episidessmile

J52 Mon 01-Apr-19 13:23:33

Glad you’re doing so well, on the road to recovery.
A word of caution re driving, I’d get the all clear from the fracture clinic first, so it will be ok with your insurance.
Apologies if I’m telling you something you’ve already do Everything! 😁

J52 Mon 01-Apr-19 13:24:44

Done!
Don’t know where ‘ do everything ‘ came from!

Jane10 Mon 01-Apr-19 14:01:28

Oh good. Glad to hear you're making progress. Ca' canny though!

Anniebach Mon 01-Apr-19 14:03:59

Good news

Mycatisahacker Mon 01-Apr-19 14:09:16

Brilliant well done but take it slowly wink

grannyactivist Mon 01-Apr-19 14:48:32

I remember that Woohoo! moment from when I had Polymyalgia rheumatica. Fastening my own bra was such a milestone! Glad to hear your health is improving Katek.

SueDonim Mon 01-Apr-19 14:57:41

That's great! For what it's worth, a friend with a similar fracture also seemed to turn a corner (though not while driving the car!) at around 7/8 weeks and then her recovery raced along very quickly. I wouldn't dare ask her how old she is but she must be well in her 80's.

Best wishes for your recovery asap.

DanniRae Mon 01-Apr-19 15:12:09

Good News Katek!! smile

Luckygirl Mon 01-Apr-19 15:26:32

Hope that your recovery will race along too. flowers

Dontaskme Mon 01-Apr-19 15:29:57

Good new BUT - don't you fasten at the front and spin it round?

M0nica Mon 01-Apr-19 15:57:30

That is great, slow and steady wins the race.

BradfordLass72 Mon 01-Apr-19 17:08:40

YAY!!

Congratulations and good for you ! flowers flowersflowersflowersflowersflowers

Katek Mon 01-Apr-19 21:38:07

Thanks everyone. Isn’t it funny how a simple thing can change our outlook so significantly? My mood has lifted several notches.

I’ve never mastered the twizzle Dontaskme! grin

Elegran Tue 02-Apr-19 15:02:01

The twizzle was discussed in a thread some time ago. Someone posted that, OK, she could put it on back to front but how did she turn it round? Turned out she had started with the straps up on her shoulders. Duh!

On thinking about it, you would have had difficulty getting your arms into the twizzled straps with a sore shoulder anyway, Katek .

Nice to have your tits spirits lifted. That reminds me. It is said that the bra was invented by a German engineer named Oscar Titsling. Bette Midler on Youtube
Howard Hughes did his bit, too, using his engineering skills to design a wired bra for Jane Russell (which she didn't rate very highly)