After fourteen weeks being confined in my bed I am now able to get back in my chair and continue on my road to recovery.
Recent Beaton News & Status Updates
Two days before our move to Missouri, I developed a pressure sore on my bottom. This was a result of sitting in my chair for too long a period of time without frequent weight shifts. When we arrived in St Louis the sore had expanded and I went straight to bed where I have been for the past three months.
Pressure ulcers are easy to get but take a long time to heal.
On Friday, April 6, Linda and I completed our move to St. Peters, MO, a suburb of St. Louis.
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In July, Linda and I attended Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in North Carolina. At this event I was surprised and delighted to have been awarded the prestigious Agnes McCrae Morton Award that was presented to me by President, Ross Morrison and Highland Games Manager, Frank Vance.
It was wonderful to be at Stone Mountain with so many special friends. A big thanks to John Turner for helping me get around and taking such good care of me.
Linda and I are getting ready to go to Linville, NC for the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games. I will be on the field SATURDAY ONLY from about 11 to 4, down near my regular stage. Please come by and say hello if you can. I am really looking forward to visiting with so many old friends!
UPDATE: Spending time with the McPherson’s is always appreciated, especially to celebrate my birthday.
Much has happened to me the last few months and I would like to take a minute to thank just a few of the many people that have helped me in this time.
Amazing how I always look better with lovely women at my side! This is Catie and Nichole, two therapist at the VA in Augusta.