Thursday, December 7, 2006
A photo from the iBOT test drive
I had the test drive today. I need to let it all sink in before I write
about it. I will say one thing though. I was there with my daughter
and 3 friends, and the most incredible, undescribably fantastic
part was being raised up, in balance mode, and I was having a
conversation with the rep and my friends and we were all about
the same height. I didn't have to strain to hear what everyone
was saying, and I didn't feel left out of the conversation. Because
I was only 8 years old when I was injured, I've been at a much
lower level than the average standing adult for my entire
life. Tonight, being the same height as everyone else, was...
I didn't get many good photos to share. There will be plenty in
the future. In the above photo, I am going up the stairs by myself.
It was a bit harder than I expected it to be, and the body position I
was in felt a little awkward. After 5 or so steps, my arms were
feeling it, but I know that it's something that will become much
easier with practice.