My list of “I can’s”

IN , “MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING,” VICTOR E. FRANKL SAID:. “… a very trifling thing can cause the greatest of joys.” [Man’s Search for Meaning, Pages 61-62.]
I CAN MOVE ONLY MY HEAD & HAVE LIMITED USE OF MY RT. ARM, BUT I CAN DO SO MUCH! CONSIDERING MY LAST POST, HERE’S My list of “I can’s”:
1. BREATHE ON MY OWN
2. “TUBE FREE” (CATHTER, TRACHE, FEEDING TUBE ALL GONE)
3. I SPEAK A MODIFIED ASL–I CALL IT “JENNY-ESE.” LOL
4. USE A POWERCHAIR
5. USE A TOILET
6. TURN ON/OFF LIGHTS
7. TURN ON/OFF TV
8. RELEARNED TO SWALLOW
9. RELEARNED TO SUCK FROM STRAWS
10. WIPE FACE CLEAN
11. FEEDMYSELF W/O HELP
12. OPEN/CLOSE MOST DOORS
13. SCRAPBOOK
14. TYPE (EMAILS, JOURNAL)
15. PUT IN/TAKE OUT CDS
16. OPEN/CLOSE CD CASE
17. UNWRAP STUFF (LIKE SOME FOOD & OTHER PACKAGED ITEMS—LIKE A CD CASE)
18. TURN MY COMP. ON/OFF
19. PUT CDS IN MY COMP.
20. STICK OUT MY TONGUE
21. ARM WRESTLE–& WIN!
22. DO KNEE BENDS
23. LEAN FORWARD
24. “TEACH” (I TEACH GIRLS AT CHURCH, WHO R 12-18 YRS.)
25. PAINT-I WATERCOLORED
26. LEARNING 2 TALK
27. SAY SOME WORDS & PHRASES
28. PLAY RECORDER
29. PLAY PIANO
30. PLAY AUTOHARP
31. PLAY GUITAR
32. VELCRO MY LEFT ARM
33. SOMETIMES MOVE MY OWN BUTT!
34. GIVE MYSELF MEDICINE
35. HELP CARE 4 MOST BABIES
36. ACTIVELY PARENTING MY KIDS
37. THROW AWAY TRASH
38. GIVE WAGON RIDES
39. I’M EQUIPPED 2 RIDE BIKES
40. PLAY RED ROVER
41. BAKE PIES
42. COLOR
43. WRITE
44. BOWLING
45. SCRATCH THE TOP OF MY HEAD
46. TAKING THE BREAD IN SACRAMENT, AT CHURCH
47. LIFT LEGS, 2GETHER OR ALTERNATING
48. ON OCCASION, I CAN NOT ONLY PUT MY RIGHT FOOT ON MY FOOTREST, BUT ALSO PULL IT BACK ON MY FOOTREST, W/O NEEDING HELP
49. IF HELD RIGHT, I CAN WALK
SURE THERE’S MORE …

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