Does that mean the therapies?
As an update, and in response to that, I have actually been moved to Rehab, which is an intensive therapy unit. I have three hours of therapy a day: one and a half of Physical, and one and a half of Occupational.
The therapies are very hard. I have almost passed out from the pain once or twice, and I have definitely shed tears as a result. In Physical Therapy I mostly work with weights to maintain the muscle that I have, and to gain a little in important areas. In Occupational I am learning how to do basic tasks by myself--showering, moving etcetera.
But I absolutely agree with you, Oshawa. It is important. I am young and strong and in relatively good shape. Again, I am very lucky. Like I told my friends and family, I would rather be in the most pain I could think of while doing therapies, and knowing and being told that I am making good progress, than lying comfortably in my bed, but not getting anywhere.
I am also grateful that I have worked in the hospitality industry. I am twenty one and have worked in restaurants (in nearly every position) for six years. I know that hospitals and restaurants are very different, but my point is the same: be kind to everyone.
I have heard many people on my floors being nasty to the nurses. Cursing at them, snapping at them, just being generally rude... It is not their fault that anyone is in here, and they are just trying to help. I make sure to always be polite and cheerful to them, and it pays off. They are very nice to me: I receive the best care, and I receive it first (not saying that's ok or fair, it's just the way it is xD). I have the biggest room on the floor, and they even allowed me to get a pet. A little kindness goes a long way.
The sensitivity of the internet baffles me.