Category Archives: Health

I’ve got good news, and bad news

Good news: the problem isn’t fatal. Bad news: I might have been walking around on a torn meniscus for the past two months. Have to schedule an MRI to confirm, but Dr H is fairly certain of his prognosis.  Will … Continue reading

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First it was my knee

I hyper extended my lower right leg last week, and my knee is still letting me know it didn’t like it. I ended up getting a ‘patella band’, and it does help. Sooooo.. I was letting Ziggy in, and try … Continue reading

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Do I look like some shady character?

My knee has been bothering me almost a week.  Regardless, I went for a walk, albeit slightly slower than usual trying to make sure I didn’t limp, and kept my steps even. I still lurch a bit, because of the … Continue reading

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Week 9 Post Op

It seems the different dressing, a pressure dressing, is stopping the over-granulation, so I won’t need silver nitrate injections to ‘level it’.  That’s a mercy! Also, the inflammation due to waterproof dressing and solocite has gone way down. Wound debrided, … Continue reading

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8 Weeks Post Op

Went back to the doc for reassessment.  The tissue has filled up to skin level.  It’s a bit over-granulated, so change of dressing. No more waterproof ones, we have to let the wound ‘dry’ without scabbing over.  Now, it has … Continue reading

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Well, that was disappointing

Now that I found an ‘anti-gravity device’ I can wear (exercise bra, with straps that X across the back, missing the healing surgical wound) tt seems my 8 weeks recovering from shoulder surgery has pretty much set my fitness level … Continue reading

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Another 6 Week Post-Op check up

Had to go back early because of the dressing springing a ‘leak’ from people poking, patting or pushing on it. (It’s that cosmic rule, if any part of your body is hurt or injured, it becomes a magnet for being … Continue reading

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