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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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*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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Good news and bad news

Good news: my BGL, Iron, Cholesterol, Liver, Kidney, blood pressure, heart rate is freaking fantastic!  Better than average.  (muppet cheer) Thyroid levels lowest end of normal which is why I am back on thyroxine. Wish my outsides looked as healthy … Continue reading

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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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