The Lady of Willow Manor Returns

Hello, Benjamin from Brother’s Campfire here!

Well, the Lady of Willow Manor is back home with a lot of restrictions. We are learning as we go about how our training at therapy will translate into what we have at home to work with.

For example, getting into a regular car requires an adjustment over the training car. Our vehicle was much lower and does not have slippery seats.

I have been asked why I am blurring my Beloved’s face. She was on a special assignment requiring anonymity. Duh.

Getting up the stairs, into a chair, and into bed was a challenge as well. These are tough tasks for someone who can only use the right half of their body.

We will improve as we learn a new normal. She is steadily improving as well.

Her return was festive. We kept the Christmas tree up, opened a few gifts, and ate pizza .

I am exhausted. Goodnight.

Author: The Storyteller

Benjamin Thiel is a husband, father, correctional professional and author of The Ongoing Tale at Brothers Campfire.

72 thoughts on “The Lady of Willow Manor Returns

  1. lindacrampton7495 says:

    Best wishes as you all adapt to the new normal. I’m glad to hear that your wife’s health is improving. Hopefully, what is “normal” today will soon be much better! I’m glad you had a mini-Christmas celebration at home.

  2. KT Workman says:

    I’m glad to hear your beloved is back home. The going won’t be easy, but I have a feeling that with time, she will be back to her old self.

  3. holly's world says:

    Very good news! I will say, as she does more, her strength will improve…and she’ll be tired. And so will you and everyone else. There will be good days and not so good days, and that is normal.

  4. cheriewhite says:

    What a huge blessing this is, Ben! I’m so happy she’s home and I know you and the kids are ecstatic! You all in my continued prayers! Sending you lots of love and we’ll wishes! God bless you all 🕊

      1. Cassa Bassa says:

        Our Father keeps put you in my thoughts for prayer and praise. So I know He holds you dear. I am blessed to be able to journey with you and Isabel’s recovery and rehabilitation. 🙏

  5. kagould17 says:

    So glad she is home Benjamin. I am sure there are many adjustments to come, but it will all be worth it. Stay well. Allan

  6. Eugi says:

    I am so glad your wife is improving and I imagine it is good to have her home. Sending blessings and good wishes.

  7. stevescountry says:

    So happy to hear your wife is back home again. Even though you need to have that new normal for a time, I’m sure you will be more relaxed being in your own home again. I can totally relate to that new normal, it gets easier as you go. I keep you all in my prayers Benjamin! God bless you much!😀😺

  8. Under the mask.. says:

    I am so happy for you all. Reaching the “new normal” is going to be exhausting for you two especially — and I hope she is a laugh-er as well as a pray-er — but, well.. here you GO! (Godspeed, times two!)

    1. The Storyteller says:

      Hey, you there, Under the Mask, I think she is a laugher, and a prayer. She is also a hard charger.

      Thanks friend, I wish you a wonderful year! 🤠🔥

  9. Dawn Pisturino says:

    I’m so sorry this happened to your wife! She’s so young! But she seems strong, resilient, and positive. Wishing you all the best in 2022!

    1. The Storyteller says:

      Hello Dawn! She is all three for sure! Thank you for the encouragement! I wish you an excellent year as well!🤠🔥

    1. The Storyteller says:

      Me as well! With the basics we learned, I think she will get a lot of therapy at home. She is scheduled next week for more assessments and therapy.

  10. Thattamma C.G Menon says:

    So happy to hear that she came her sweet home and now can relax nicely 👏♥️
    Se is slowly can do exercises and sure will get back normal life 😊👍🏻God Bless 🙏

      1. Thattamma C.G Menon says:

        This is good news , but don’t be too hard ! Slowly do enough 🙏
        My friend told , be carefully,don’t fell ,then very difficult ☹️
        Bathroom go also very slowly !! Not too much advising you ,
        but must be alert my friend 🌷🙏♥️😊

  11. Beverly says:

    Yay!!!! 🙌👏 Sorry I am behind on responding, but have been praying. So happy for you all. He will work it all out. 😁🙏


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