This actually a big concern for me, I'm currently dealing with medical issues that have yet to be fully treated and diagnosed, cutting to the chase it is very hard for me to walk for long periods of time because the muscles and/or bones in my knee joints have deteriorated quite a bit. So walking for prolonged periods causes me great pain, so I would need to buy a wheel chair to use for getting around.
Thing is that I'm nervous because I'm highly klutzy and knock things over all the time, now I'm adding a bulky, heavy chair in a crowded con. That and I'm worried about whether I should actually walk around at all, because I don't want people to assume I'm lazy and just using the wheel chair for connivance, I'm scared to offend someone who is unable to walk at all or anyone in general if they see me walking around before/after seeing me in a wheel chair.
Would it simply be better for me to remain in the wheel chair, or what? I don't really have the option of not using it at all or I could end up with horribly swollen and painful legs. How would you feel if you saw someone in a chair and then out of a chair, I wouldn't be upset because I knew kids with certain circumstances when I worked with special needs in school.
Any opinions on the matter would be helpful, it's kind of stressing me out a bit.