Even before my knee surgery, I was pretty much a slug. I had stopped hiking and photogging, It hurt too much to walk so much. I felt heavy and spiritless. I hope to change that. Over the weekend, I charge all my camera batteries. I worried that they had been so drained of power that … Continue reading The great outdoors calls
My superhero power has saved the day A-GAIN! I found something Mister has been looking for for a while and I didn't even know he’d been searching for it. Just opened a closet door and voila - like magic. "You been missing this?" *Holding up lost thing that should not have been in said closet* … Continue reading In-house hero
Here I am at just a week shy of three months knee replacement post-op . Most days, I’m doing great. There is still some swelling and muscle fatigue, but no pain in the knee itself. Flexibility in my right knee is nearly the same as my left and continues to improve. I can do pretty … Continue reading Wherein she whines
Morning comes early The day begins “in your face” You awake yet mom?
At nearly nine weeks post-op, this morning when I got up my knee felt the most “normal” it has since my knee replacement surgery. Even two-plus months out, there’s still some puffiness (swelling) that docs and the PT guy said could last another 2, 3, 4 months. Some stiffness, especially in the morning and if … Continue reading Knee surgery advice for the future me
After November’s NaBloPoMo, I announced grandiose plans to write more, share more personal stories, and continue Works in Progress… ask me how that’s going. In December, I’ve posted once. Of course, I challenged myself during holiday season when I have nothing else to do, like knee surgery rehab. (That’s going very well, thanks for asking). … Continue reading Best intentions
A little update on the knee surgery rehab progress…. I appreciate that this is all uninspiring to some of ya’ll but it’s new to me, so here it is. I met my surgeon Monday for my 6-week post-op follow-up. Prior to my appointment with him, I had also had a session with my physical therapist. … Continue reading 100 Word Challenge: Challenge