ok, most people who might read this know that I'm disabled, I have FSH Muscular Dystrophy and generally its all shite. There are worse version of MD, but the one I have is bad enough to cause me some serious problems.
One thing about MD is that things change all the time, due to the ongoing weakness in the muscles, and this can make life very awkward.
For example I've had to give up various things that mean a great deal to me, like walking, playing snooker, working, breathing unassisted during the night, etc.
Now it looks like I might have to give something else up. You see I'm struggling to get in and out the car. I've always had little problems but just lately these have become worse in a number of ways :
1. Because of breathing problems I have the circulation in my hands sometimes isn't that great. Basically this means that my hands go numb at the fingertips. Not all the time but when they do I lose all feeling in them, then when the blood comes back I get pains in my hands.
2. Transferring into/out of the car is getting harder. I've managed to get stuck a few times getting out the car. If I can't transfer out ok then I'm stuck. I can't afford to hurt myself and have more aches and pains than I already have.
3. When I transfer into the car my breathing is very very bad, so bad in fact that I have to sit for about 5 minutes to let my breathing settle down.
Not sure what to do, so watch this space.