Up to August 6th, The Devil thought he was immortal. No more. That day he was on a bicycle in boca raton, and was hit by a car. My wife was biking with me, but she was ahead and wondered where I was. By the time she found me, I was unconscious and a long recovery began. I was with no consciousness for almost a month. I went to two additional hospitals and lived with tubes for a while.
It has been six months…
I spent time in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital. I first remember waking up and noticed that people were very happy I was there. That is how close I came.
Since then it has been a fight to recover. I am better but not fine. And I have discovered I am not immortal but mortal.
Whether I want it or not.
People have been amazing. Truly amazing!
I have heard from so many people! Some I had fogotten about!
Classmates of mine from elementary school got together and took a picture of themselves with a sign wishing me a speedy recovery. It has been remarkable!
I must say I never heard biking was so dangerous, not one of the trips I took said it. I thought it was safe! I went down a volcano in Hawaii at 65 mph!
But The Devil is better. Not perfect, but recovering! Slowly, but surely!
It has been six moths, but I am improving, albeit slowly!
Will I ever be the same? I don’t know, but I will work hard. For my family, my friends and co workers. For my wife. They believed in me, I will show them.
I may never get back to performing the same. But people have shown they liked me. My life was not a waste. I will bring this blog back! And the orchid blog too! My country is no longer viable. I wonder what would have happened if it had happened there! But it would have made me not functional, so I try not to think about that.
So your Devil is back! Reduced but I will try to improve.
Thanks to the people at Healthsouth Rehab, Sunrise, Fl who took me in so warmly and without knowing me have brought me back! I will make them proud!