First time scooter user - beep beep!
Hi all. I was lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time when our local FB page posted that a mobility scooter was being offered free to a good home. Of course I jumped at the chance, and it is being delivered on Sunday.
It is a Liteway MegaLite. but apart from that I don't know much about it. I don't know if it comes apart to go in the car or anything, but it has been serviced etc so is good to go. Does anyone have this particular make that they can share advice on?
Either way, I am excited but also feeling imposter syndrome. I can no longer walk my dogs because of both my spinal and knee arthritis, so a scooter will allow me to go out with my daughter and take the reins, so to speak, of my elderly dog as he doesn't pull and just likes to amble along. This way we can go further and I can explore the village I have just moved to.
Thankfully the bungalow I moved to in May has an outside charging point for scooters and a wide side gate, along with a ramp at the front so I'm good to go! But I am also very aware that some members of my family will see it as unnecessary, or as me giving in. The problem is, they only see me when I'm at home so I probably look ok, but they don't see me after 5 minutes of being upright, or walking for more than a few minutes.
I really need to shake this feeling.
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