Posted By Kathleen David on January 18, 2013
They have him working on a treadmill with some assistance. They are working on strengthening the right leg so he can walk on his own again. They are working on strengthening the grip of his right hand.
Yesterday he was able to go on a short outing to a bookstore, which was a big move forward and really good for him. Peter and I go to either a bookstore or comic books store pretty much once a week. He hasn’t been in either for almost a month, which is highly unusual. He said he enjoyed it and was glad to get out of the rehab even for just an hour or so.
We talk to him several times a day and communicate through text and e-mail. It is hard because I want to be with him but I know that he is in the best place for him to get himself back together and come home to us. He is up on Caroline’s day to day life. Peter and I are working together on several projects. I am being his editor and proofreader.
In other Peter news, X-Factor 250 hit the shelves yesterday. This is the beginning of his “H–l on Earth” story line and a great jumping in point. So I encourage you to pick up a copy, read it, and next Monday I will be posting a post for a discussion of the issue.
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Today we get our Christmas presents and other things I had to leave at my folks because I couldn’t bring it all back with me. We were in a car so I didn’t pack like I was going to be taking an airplane home. This weekend will be about unpacking and putting things away.
I was rather productive yesterday. I went and did my volunteer job at Caroline’s school. I help out in the library with whatever they need me to do. Since some of my first jobs were at a college library in both the reference section and collection management, my skills are well suited for library work. Then I did a short stint at the gym. I came home and dealt with paperwork, e-mail, and editing until Caroline came home. I am hoping that today is just as productive.
Peter threw me a curve with something I need to figure out for Headcases. It is not impossible but it is a challenge. (Hey Chip, if you are reading this, can you get in touch with me? I have a special effect that I need your input on. E-mail is the same as before.)
We found out that Gordon Lee who owned Legends Comics in Rome Georgia passed away. Gordon was one of those people who Peter and I called mutual friend. We both knew him before we started dating each other. My sympathies to his friends and family. Gordon was someone who wouldn’t back down from a fight when he knew he was in the right. The CBLDF helped him with various 1st amendment issues over the years. He and his passion about the first amendment will be missed by many.
Well I am off to deal with whatever I need to deal with next. I have a little list that is getting longer by the day. But I am dealing with it and that is a good thing. Over all I am doing OK. Not perfect but I am still able to function and get done what needs to be done in a timely fashion.
I am grateful that Peter got to get out of the hospital even for a little while.