After two years of therapy for my feet, and about a year of wearing a cast, my feet have taken a positive turn. I’m in the process of getting some diabetic shoes to help my feet further heal.
A little over a week ago, the podiatrist instructed me to visit a shoe store to order some diabetic shoes. Fortunately, with some help from our insurance, I am able to get said shoes pretty soon. My wife and I stopped by the shoe store this past Friday to get my feet fitted for some special insoles that’d help with the offloading of pressure that caused my wounds to appear in the first place.
The shoemaker said that it’d take about two weeks for the shoes to be made, as well as the inserts. Until such time, I’ll be wearing casts, so that my feet will stay protected. But for the first time in a long time, I am hopeful that I can walk without the need to protect my feet so vigorously. No medical equipment attached to me, nor will I be wearing a cast – just my feet in somewhat modified regular shoes to function normally. I cannot wait to get the new shoes.
Fountain Drink Fiasco
Earlier this week, my wife and I were visited by local police officers over a 99¢ fountain drink. Needless to say that we were not too happy with the situation surrounding the drink, but I wrote a post about it that you can read. This whole ordeal has been so utterly ridiculous, but it is what it is.
This week will mark one year of having Lulu. And while we don’t know fully when she was born, we know that she is about five years old now, and we chose the anniversary of when we got her as her birthday.
We got her a year ago. She’s a rescue dog of sorts, as her first family was moving away, and they were not able to take her to their new destination. Over the past year of getting to know her, it took a while for Lulu to warm up to me. But she almost instantly took to bonding with my wife. We suspect that there might’ve been some trauma – but we don’t know for sure. Nevertheless, we have been working with a trainer to help improve her behavior.
In the past year of having Lulu, she has been a loving addition to us. She loves to cuddle, and she loves snuggling pillows. We also make it a point to take her to the dog park nearby, where despite having a ton of furry friends there, she tends to stick by us, often. But she is socializing more and more, with each new visit. Like a lot of dogs, she loves humans more than dogs.
With each passing day and week, she has taken to bonding with me moreso. You should see her smile when you get her playing. It’s adorable! I feel fortunate that we were able to get Lulu when we did. She has been a great companion, especially since the passing of our first dog, Milo.
So that’s basically been my week in review. The next two weeks will be probably one of my most anxious weeks, as I wait for the new shoes to arrive. I will keep you updated on what happens, next. Until then, see you next time, and thanks for reading.