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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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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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Well, good news and bad-ish news.

Wound has healed/filled in to depth of 6 to 8mm. Hole diameter still the same. It’s been re bandaged, and I go back in a week. Told Dr. A about up coming Whale watching, and how I needed to wear … Continue reading

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Not quite 2 full weeks

That would be this coming Friday. That would be this coming Friday. The hole over my scapula is healing nicely.  The surgical wound was at the beginning 4x2cms, 3cms deep.  It is now a hair over 2cm diameter end to … Continue reading

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G’bye August.. Hello September

First off, Happy 1st Day of Spring (in the southern hemisphere) I, for one, am not sorry to see the month of August is over. It’s not been a good month.  I caught the worst case of the flu I … Continue reading

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