Since So Many Have Asked, Here's An Update...

Bill Michaels
August 18, 2018 - 10:13 pm

And UPDATE for / to YOU!

I sit here tonight, in….as Sherry calls it…my “old man chair” and I have finally had the chance to read all of the reactions to Sherry’s post about my brush with lightning. While I wasn’t the victim of a direct lightning strike, I still felt the impact from the nearby surge. So, I just wanted to give you an update, since so many have asked.

I still feel numbness in my arms, hands, legs and feet. While some sensations have started to return in my right arm, so has the pain. I also have a constant headache that goes from dull to pounding at times. Aleeve really seems to take the edge off. The doctors told me that this would be the pattern for some time, I’m just not sure how long.

Other than the lingering blister on my finger, where I had contact with the metal table when the lightning struck, the redness on my forearms has all but dissipated. 

That’s it. I’m OK and I hope to get back on my bike tomorrow (Sunday morning) and get in about 10-15 miles. 

Now on to you!!

Honestly, to read so many kind things about me, I figured that I would have to be hovering from heaven above, attending my own funeral, to hear (or read) all of the kind words. LOL
To think that only 4 weeks ago I was marrying the most wonderful woman to ever walk into my life, and then to think that in an instant it all could have been erased…..well I can’t thank you enough for comforting Sherry, making her laugh, giving her the support and true friendship that I’ve told her about over and over. 

I have said it before and I’ll say it again, Sherry and I are TRULY, in every sense of the word, surrounded by the BEST people we could ever call friend!

Thank you all!