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Toe Up to 10K: A Journey of Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

Toe Up to 10K: A Journey of Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

by Steven Fujita

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Overview

In June 2012, Steven Fujita went to the emergency room, and was diagnosed with meningitis. After four days of improvement, he was scheduled to be discharged when his condition worsened dramatically. His blood pressure, body temperature and sodium levels all became dangerously low. He started to lose consciousness. He was rushed to the Intensive Care Unit. He had suffered spinal cord damage at the T4 level. Upon regaining full consciousness, Fujita could not speak, eat, breathe independently, control bodily functions, nor move his legs.

“Once we understand what we have to go through, become resolved to see it through, and know we will survive, we feel our ordeal is not so bad,” Fujita writes. In this book, he takes the reader on a journey of recovery from a spinal cord injury. It is not only a journey of determination and hard work, but of positive attitude, of drawing inspiration, of gratitude towards those around him: his family, his friends, co-workers, and medical professionals.


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ISBN-13: 9781483534688
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 08/11/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 165
File size: 428 KB

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