Lately my electronic foot drop device hasn’t been holding a charge as long as it once did. This has led to many interesting situations of me being stranded without power or a cane.
When I first started using my L300 Plus it would hold a charge for up to 12 hours; these days I’m lucky to get eight. I charge it all night same as always but I think I might need to get a replacement before the warranty is up!
So far I have been stranded at school with its angry carpeted floors, shifty 1st graders and mini furniture and also while out holiday shopping with my family. While at school it was rough as there were some vast distances that needed to be covered through some treacherous terrain. I managed pretty well, never really falling down but there were numerous very close calls involving little people and little furniture. Lucky for me I have long arms and can wall walk whenever I got into a tight spot.
While out shopping the battery died on me and again I was extremely lucky, I was pushing the shopping cart so it wasn’t too bad but I was extremely cautious while walking around anything that might cause a seen if I went crashing into it. I avoided the mirror aisle at all costs; I don’t need any extra bad luck! By the time we made it back to the car I was exhausted.
Having the power go out is one thing but last week my 2 year old son got in between my feet in the kitchen and we both took a pretty good tumble. I was OK...a few bumps and bruises but he thought he killed me. “I BROKE DADDY WAAAAA!” After lying on the floor for a few minutes he saw that I was fine and we got up and carried on with our morning.
I consider myself lucky so far with my struggling batteries and recent falls but I push on!!
Be a warrior today,
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