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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-03-07 09:38 PM
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I walked 1/4 mile tonight to the drugstore, then back home. All the time wondering
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if the people who drove by were thinking to themselves: "Hey, is that limping guy who can't walk in a straight line a damn drunk, or what?"

Dang, I have a LOT to learn about life with the Big M, don't I?

That just tells me how lucky I've been so far.

Redstone
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  -I walked 1/4 mile tonight to the drugstore, then back home. All the time wondering Redstone  Apr-03-07 09:38 PM   #0 
  - ...  KitchenWitch   Apr-03-07 09:39 PM   #1 
  - I know you'd do that if you could, as would I for you. It's just that after so many years  Redstone   Apr-03-07 09:47 PM   #6 
     - No. It is okay to rant a bit!  KitchenWitch   Apr-03-07 09:51 PM   #10 
  - let them wonder, while doing what you need to do...  bridgit   Apr-03-07 09:40 PM   #2 
  - I'm going to agree with this statement  cwydro   Apr-04-07 10:05 PM   #39 
  - Who cares what they think.  texanwitch   Apr-03-07 09:43 PM   #3 
  - Fuck what other people think.  Shakespeare   Apr-03-07 09:43 PM   #4 
  - That they are not, are they? Thank you for reminding me of that.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 09:49 PM   #8 
  - Redstone, I often limp and sometimes one leg stops working for a few steps.  crim son   Apr-03-07 09:46 PM   #5 
  - I've had that happen  Southpawkicker   Apr-03-07 09:54 PM   #12 
  - But you're right, we have no control over anybody's thoughts  crim son   Apr-03-07 10:14 PM   #19 
     - I know...  Southpawkicker   Apr-03-07 10:18 PM   #22 
     - I know that feeling. I do.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 10:46 PM   #26 
  - Some day, you and I will limp dowh the street together,  Redstone   Apr-03-07 09:59 PM   #13 
     - In the meantime  crim son   Apr-03-07 10:15 PM   #20 
        - No, I'll NOT be a burden to her. Not ever.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 10:23 PM   #23 
  - I can tell you how lucky you've been...  bicentennial_baby   Apr-03-07 09:48 PM   #7 
  - There were lots of people we observed on our vacation with various afflictions.  Radio_Lady   Apr-03-07 09:50 PM   #9 
  - MS. Thanks in a big part to DU, I don't make a secret of it anymore. It took 15 years before  Redstone   Apr-03-07 10:05 PM   #16 
     - I limp too at times  Mojorabbit   Apr-05-07 02:28 AM   #49 
  - Ya Know Friend...  Southpawkicker   Apr-03-07 09:52 PM   #11 
  - Thank you for the good thought. It helps.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 10:00 PM   #14 
  - In my neighborhood if you walk anywhere you better have a  WCGreen   Apr-03-07 10:01 PM   #15 
  - They gotta be swinging those neoprene-covered weights in each hand as well?  Redstone   Apr-03-07 10:07 PM   #17 
     - They would have to have that too....  WCGreen   Apr-03-07 10:09 PM   #18 
  - My SO has MS and we try to get in a walk at the local track  Lex   Apr-03-07 10:17 PM   #21 
  - Oh, yes: "They can bite my heiney?" "You go on with your bad self?" Allow me to tell you  Redstone   Apr-03-07 10:27 PM   #24 
  - My dear Redstone...  CaliforniaPeggy   Apr-03-07 10:34 PM   #25 
  - As the Rutger Hauer character said in the movie "Blade Runner:" I've seen things you  Redstone   Apr-03-07 10:59 PM   #27 
  - Fuck 'em, Redstone.  deadparrot   Apr-03-07 11:05 PM   #28 
  - Damn good advice you give, right there: "Fuck 'em, each and every one." I like that.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 11:13 PM   #31 
  - Have you decided on a walking stick yet?  Kutjara   Apr-03-07 11:10 PM   #29 
  - No, I haven't. But damn, did your reply make me want to go ahead and get it done;  Redstone   Apr-03-07 11:20 PM   #32 
     - Do it do it do it. You won't regret it.  Kutjara   Apr-03-07 11:21 PM   #33 
        - Your advice received, noted, and soon to be acted upon. Thank you.  Redstone   Apr-03-07 11:49 PM   #34 
  - I guarantee you I've had a lot more reason to complain about people in cars  MichiganVote   Apr-03-07 11:12 PM   #30 
  - Walking in a straight line is over-rated.  VenusRising   Apr-04-07 03:20 AM   #35 
  - ummmmmm  Southpawkicker   Apr-04-07 11:49 PM   #46 
     - Alright, alright.  VenusRising   Apr-05-07 01:37 AM   #48 
  - You are a constant  Simply Fugue   Apr-04-07 06:27 AM   #36 
  - Thank you for saying that. But there are people with MUCH worse problems than I have, and  Redstone   Apr-04-07 09:59 PM   #37 
  - Nope. That's not what they're thinking at all...  reyd reid reed   Apr-04-07 10:01 PM   #38 
  - So what WOULD you be thinking?  Redstone   Apr-04-07 10:15 PM   #41 
     - I'd be thinking...  reyd reid reed   Apr-04-07 11:14 PM   #45 
        - Novel? Short stories? Have I ever told you how good an editor I am?  Redstone   Apr-04-07 11:49 PM   #47 
  - If I let how people stare and gawk at me all the time influence my life,  HypnoToad   Apr-04-07 10:13 PM   #40 
  - Sound advice, that. Thanks.  Redstone   Apr-04-07 10:15 PM   #42 
  - Oh man. A 1/4 mile is nothing without a limp.  Gormy Cuss   Apr-04-07 10:30 PM   #43 
     - Yeah, fuck MS is right. It can chip away at me a piece at a time, but that does NOT mean it wins.  Redstone   Apr-04-07 11:08 PM   #44 
 

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