Category Archives: Health

Physio appointment

With Simon, the Nice Sadist. (I have explained this to him, as all physiotherapists have to be a wee bit sadistic to deliberately hurt patients in order for them to get well) He’s amazed he can hit something painful, and … Continue reading

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PostOp Check up

The wound is healing nicely, no signs of inflammation or redness.  Dressings were changed (dayam, having that ‘surgical glue’ plug removed fricken HURT!). Saw Dr S, and when I told him that the ‘help’ vanished because one day I didn’t … Continue reading

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One week, PostOp

One week after the surgery for compartment syndrome. It hasn’t been all sunshine and flowers. Leg hurts, but hurts in a different way. Seeing as to how Mr S described what needed to be done, it’s not too much of … Continue reading

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And so it continues

Even though it’s been 16 months since I had the total knee replacement, I have been having chronic, sometimes jacking up to sharp, pain on the side of my shin, that would run down to the top and side of … Continue reading

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What I learned last night:

I can’t get by taking only one lorazepam a day. Last night, after only taking 1 tablet a few days, my right my leg would not stop kicking and twitching last night. I even felt my foot wanting to ‘curl’ … Continue reading

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Had a good conversation with my GP today

We discussed the blurry vision when trying to focus on something (like reading books) and it is a normal side effect of Lyrica. It *should* settle itself after a while.  Discussed the Lorazepam. I told him I was taking half … Continue reading

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Thanks to the honest pharmacy person

Because of the knee replacement, my right foot and ankle have an issue with swelling. Doesn’t matter how active or inactive I am, it puffs up. Doesn’t hurt, but is uncomfortable, and rather unsightly. A pudgy baby foot only looks … Continue reading

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