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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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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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Wound care, week 6, it sprung a leak!

Told nurse what happened, and what Wing did at home with what we had, then going to pharmacy, getting post op bandages, and ‘patching it’. I Lifted shirt and she chuckled “That’s one leak that will never happen again!” (he … Continue reading

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5 Weeks down.. about the same to go, I think

Had surgical wound checked by Dr A with Dr H in attendance. It’s a bit redder than expected, and not quite as healed up as Dr A expected. Then I fessed up about someone grabbing me by the shoulder (yes, … Continue reading

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