Illusions and Reality
Last updated 3/17/2013 at 1:48pm
Since the surgery on my spine, walking and balancing on uneven surfaces present more challenges for me than usual. This is important information for you to fully comprehend my recent terror in the shower.
I adjusted the temperature before grabbing the tub handle. Easing my legs over the unusually high bathtub, I adjusted my stance to steady myself in the contours of the tub while maintaining the right spot in the water. I turned and spied a large black spider folding itself into a ball as the water ebbed up around it. Was it still alive?
I waited to see if a leg moved and maneuvered mys...