March 13th, 2004

Fiona and me in the snow

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Just got up; well, I've been up for a while, just haven't actually been able to get the pain under control enough to actually get up. But I'm here. My Mom's gone to take Fiona to Searcy where she'll stay with one of her friends, the ag teacher named Nina. I really like Nina, and she's a huge animal lover and knows more about animals than most, but "m really sad because already I miss her. Oh well, maybe the good times, once we get to Arzona will outweigh anything bad that I might feel, and I'll get her back on Monday after next so all will be good then. I just hope she doesn't get too sad and I hope she won't think I'm abandoning her. I wish I could have been able to take her, but we just couldn't :(.

Yesterday I didn't have to go to class afterall as it was cancelled. I couldn't understand why the phone wouldn't answer in the lecture hall so a call to the professor whose been helping me with all of this was made, and he read the sign that class was cancelled. I know that I've read several journals from several blind people who have had the same problem. Thank goodness I didn't have to walk down there and sit in class for a while only to find out that there was a reason why no one was in the room.

I continue to have problems with my phone and when I get back I'll probably have to take it into a service center to have it reflashed. What I suspect is that Mobile Accessibility screwed it up. If reflashing it doesn't work then, there's got to be a problem with the software. Somehow, judging about the numbers of people who use the software with my phone and have no problems, I think its a problem with my phone.

Our flight leaves at about 5 or 6, and we get there at 8 mountain time. I hope they can help me get a seat where my leg can be supported. I'm not familiar with the whole travelling across the country in a wheelchair thing but the airlines assure me that it is possible. Southwest Airlines definitely is not as helpful as American Airline is as it comes to disabilities. American is almost too annoyingly helpful :) as they haev a department that just deals with people who need extra help. It always kind of annoyed me but now I'd be happy to have it.

Well, I can't think of anything else to write so I'll close and probably either phone post or something, when I get there.
Fiona and me in the snow

shower

I usually enjoy showers but after not having one for ten days, the wonderfullness of a shower magnifies itself. So now, I feel squeaky clean and ready to take on this trip. Still sad about Fiona but that won't stop easily. I don't have a doctor's appointment until the Monday we get back from Arizona, but because the longer we wait to get the staples out of my leg, the harder and more painful it'll be to get them out, I’m thinking of making an appointment with the doctor who delivered me to see if he can do it. I figure, hell, I HAVE to trust him. If it weren't for him and a bit of conception put in the mix, I wouldn't be here. I'll write more soon.
Fiona and me in the snow

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Thank goodness for a very cool sight that does not exist. I'll be watching Finding Nemo as I fly west; never seen that movie before and I can't wait really, even if it is a bit of a dorky Disney movie. Its cold and rainy outside, weather not condusive to walker or wheelchair transport. Oh well hopefully it won't be *too* bumpy on the way though I somehow doubt it, and/or too rainy when we get there. Where I'll arrive is a desert after all. Tomorrow,we'll make the two hour drive from hell Phoenix, to the mountains, where we will stay for the whole time. Got the code for my phone though there's still a problem with the software that I'll have to get fixed when I get back. Its just nice not to have a version that expires often. More when I get there, unless they're cool and have wireless networking in the airport.