I did it!! Bucket list complete


 
Posted by flygal (483 posts)
Mar 23, 2016 10:29 PM

I drove to Taos last week and went snowboarding for 3 days; it was wonderful! I tried to upload a picture, but apparently it is too big. I really wish I could upload the video my instructor took on my last run: able to do all the turns going downhill on my own, something I never imagined I could do. My instructor, who was aware of my disability but strong desire, was wonderful and made it happen. We cried together in happiness that last day. Yes, my legs hurt some, but nothing the remote could not overcome. The only problem I had was, sometimes my left leg refused to move to get me up, but my instructor helped me get up at those times.
For those who have followed my saga, I had 3 post-injury items on my bucket list: get my pilot license back (check); run a race (check) and snowboard again (check). So now I need to decide what to put on my new bucket list. And parachuting out of a perfectly good airplane will NOT be on the list. Anyone have any thoughts?
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Posted by daisy44 (33 posts)
Mar 24, 2016 6:55 AM

Congrats, Flygal! Wonderful accomplishment, nothing can stop you now!

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