Hanging from the Truck...

We made the long drive to Albuquerque and I had become so tired that upon stopping and parking in the lot just slipped out of the truck door as I held on the inside roof handle while completely forgetting that I was a cripple until my feet hit the ground and my legs had zero strength to hold my body up!

This was months after the accident so I was healing but also completely atrophied so could bear no weight at all! Fortunately my reflexes still worked so I managed to catch myself and hold myself from crumpling on the drive while Jeannie ran and got the wheel chair loose from the trailer and brought it to catch me hanging from the door of the truck. That experience was quite eye opening to begin the trip.