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Mini Whine

For the past several years, I seems to be in a constant state of ‘recovering’ from something or another.  And I’m so tired of it.  Recovered (and rehab) from a spinal fusion, recovery from gall bladder surgery, non- recovery from … Continue reading

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It’s been at least 3 years of full on suck

There was a mass on my left shoulder. It got all inflamed, and scheduled to have it removed.  The surgery for that went ok, but it left a deep deep hole in my back. It took over 9 months for … Continue reading

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Do not fold, bend, spindle or mutilate

More pre-op things.  Visited a physio to get some pre-op exercises to help stretch, and to see what sort of mobility/stability my current joint can handle.  Umm, ow? Then off to the EKG.  I have a heart! Who would have … Continue reading

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Some of the Pre-Op tests done

Blood drawn to check for Hep B and C (both will come back negative) HIV (also will come back negative), throat and nasal swabs (not fun) to test for MRSA, and one other liquid test in a little jar (I … Continue reading

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If there had been any doubt about the decision for knee surgery

This morning I saw sparkling water drops on some pretty purple blossoms, and I noticed both my small Geraldton Wax seedlings (still called seedlings until they reach 1″ across the base) were in danger of being swamped by weeds. I … Continue reading

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Now I know..

When I get up in the morning, before I get out of bed, I get one of my knee compression bandages and slip it on my right knee.  It makes getting around a bit easier.  However, wearing it all day … Continue reading

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Here, have a clue

There are some people that don’t know what’s going on with my knees (yes, plural) but with my right one being much much worse.  I have arthritis in my knees, it’s a family trait. But, when I was 18 I … Continue reading

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Follow up with Dr S

First off, ow. The exam to see if the 2nd SynVisc injection is working hurts like hell.  Pull, push, bend, flex. Check to see if there is side to side movement.   Even with the swelling I had on Sunday (furniture … 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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Guess my hand isn’t ‘all better’ yet

Pulled some weeds this morning, near the mail box.  Used the pitchfork to loosen the deeply rooted ones, pulled them and others out. One wheelbarrow full. Right hand  is very stiff and sore along the heel of the palm, the … Continue reading

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