Monthly Archives: October 2017

Form two lines, please

On the left, those who have compassion for the pain I’m in because I followed physios’ instructions. On the right, those who want to nag me about doing too much, again. There was a Canon Collective event yesterday, and since … Continue reading

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It always hurts the day after

My knee always hurts more, and I’m a bit unsteady, the day after appointment with the physiotherapist.  He worked in the scar dead center on my knee cap, because the scar is a bit drawn and tight.  While he did … Continue reading

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Six weeks post op

Saw the nurse practitioner first for a quick check. Mostly to make sure I was handling the recuperation. Checked the scar, pronounced it well healed. Then out to the waiting room. Was called in by Dr S. He was quite … Continue reading

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First full day without

Today is the first morning I have gotten up without having taken slow release pain medication before going to bed.   I noticed I was more restless last night, as the pain was enough to keep me from sleeping as well … Continue reading

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5 Weeks (and a few days) post Op

It now time to work the scar on my knee. Using a skin moisturizer, I apply it to either side of the scar, and on it. Then  I massage down the sides of the scar, pushing it gently to the … Continue reading

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Another day, another physio visit

Saw Matt today, and I told him what happened to my knee after the last visit. He looked a bit sheepish and said “I guess we were a bit over enthusiastic because of your progress.”  He listened to what I … Continue reading

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Much relief

The swelling on my knee has gone way down, and the bruised coloring is fading.  It’s still more painful than it was prior to last Tuesday, but no where near as painful as it was Wednesday through Friday.  I was … Continue reading

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Yeah, it’s bruised

It took a few days, but the bruise showed up on my knee.  I really don’t think it was Matt’s intention to have my knee get swollen, sore, and bruised with that one manipulation, but I will request he not … Continue reading

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That might have been a bit much

But whatever Matt did to my knee on Tuesday, it still effin’ hurts!  I mean back to what it felt like 3 weeks post op.  I slept for shit last night, and when I got up this morning, my knee … Continue reading

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Ummm, ow

Physio appointment today.  Did my knee bend, unassisted, to 104 degrees. Not bad, as I was told the mark we were aiming for was 100 degrees.  After some massage, and acupressure treatment, I was able to bend it, unassisted to … Continue reading

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