Category Archives: Health

The down side of the knee update/exam

I had been wearing a compression band only for the past few days.  After yesterdays’ exam and ‘stress test’ (of which results are promising), I’m wearing the clunky hinged knee brace.  Knee is fekking sore, and feels a bit unstable. … Continue reading

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Knee update

It seems the SYNVISC injection is doing it’s job.  Much less grinding pain when bending the knee, and less side to side movement.  The patella is moving smoothly over the joint, too.  Still tends to hyper extend but that is … Continue reading

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It’s done, now we wait

I went to see Dr S as scheduled to see about my knee.  It was still swollen, even with the anti-inflammatory. I told Dr S wanted to go with the SYNVISC asap. He told me it takes a week for … Continue reading

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Had to resort to pain meds

Knee was kicking up a fuss yesterday. I tried to take it easy, not walk too fast, or do too many deep knee bending things, but none of that helped.  Going to bed last night, it didn’t matter what position … Continue reading

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Keito Update

Today Keito spent the day at the vet for a Blood Glucose Levels curve test to make sure the insulin amount he is given is enough, and not too little or too much. At the start of the day after … Continue reading

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*insert a string of very naughty words here*

My right knee doesn’t just have a meniscus tear. The meniscus is shredded. I also have bone on bone grinding going on.  Dr S was impressed that I was well versed in family medical history, and that I was getting … Continue reading

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Keito Update: BGL Curve Tests at the vet

His BGL curve test results weren’t as great as we would have liked (it tends to drop too much after 2pm) but instead of trying different insulin, we will try feeding 4 small meals a day (1/2 tin of food … Continue reading

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