I've been lowering my dosage of narcotics for the past few days and switching to Advil, I am completly off them for 24 hours so hey I had to get out to vote right?
I drove today.
I gave boosty a call, he thought I took too many meds and went on a joyride
From a legal standpoint I will probably still need to get hand controls or left foot gas pedal (need to check dmv laws etc).....but I AM ABLE TO DRIVE with my right foot even though I cant move it.
You probably wondering how? well GM made a good gas pedal and my AMO? or whatever brace, that is the piece of plastic that holds my foot at a 90* angle, anyway that thing afo or amo or whatever allows me to control the throttle by moving my foot up, my heal catches the bottom of the pedal and I can hold throttle, if i want WOT I need to actually shift position in my car seat but for normal driving I can give a little throttle by just moving my foot up and down
. Braking obviously is the important part, this is done by my left foot and I am very good at it and can stop smoothy. a left foot gas pedal would obviuosly be easier, but I did drive about 5 miles today with a few WOT runs. (farmers road of course with no traffic).
I probably will also need to MAX OUT my car insurance to make sure I can legally drive with my left foot. I will probably also dish out the cash for comprehensive.
Other good news is that so far my out of pocket expenses are still under $2000 (barely) that is bills I have guessed on and received and that assumes the surgeries are approved.
So I am able to drive (sorta...not in traffic yet lol)......but I did make it 5 blocks to the polling place and out on some country roads by my house.