At this time in my life I feel very much that I am standing betwixt paths as I have talked about before. There are paths of schooling and careers, paths of relationships, paths of hobbies and talents, and many others. The trouble for me is not in knowing which are good, but which are best.
I had mentioned before how I had recently gotten a new knee brace. But this past week my joy of knee braces multiplied by 4! I actually got four knee braces unexpectedly in the mail. I had one already for my right knee, so now all I need is three more legs to go with them!
Ok, so I am not planning on growing legs, just as I did not plan on getting four braces in the mail. I actually only wanted one brace, that fitted. During the Christmas break I had a meeting with Dr. Heare, MaryAnne, and some of the others who work at the Orthopedic center at the Children’s hospital in Denver, CO. Dr. Heare was the one who did the hip replacement I had, and also the other reconstructive surgeries on my hips and knees. The staff up there is phenomenal. The reason I had met with him over Christmas was not just to get the brace, but mostly to ask about advice on when I should get my knees and other hip replaced. Predictably, the advice was the same as the last time I asked—