It's days like today that have me questioning my sanity in attempting to fulfill the mandates of a writing challenge like NaBloPoMo. I don't know what I was thinking. It's been raining nonstop for two days, and not a gentle rain. It's been a dreary, grey, bleak, cold rain with an occasional thunder grumble thrown … Continue reading What was I thinking
Even before my recent knee surgery, a special piece of equipment was delivered to my house. I was to use it in the first couple of weeks recovery to help regain range of motion in my new joint. It is called a Continuous Passive Motion machine. It basically is a motorized cradle that you lay … Continue reading Color by numbers
With my first surgery follow-up done, I’m more confident about getting and about. Even with the walker, I’m managing pretty well. My son drove me to the grocery store today. That was an adventure. I picked up my temporary handicap sticker so we could park fairly close the to front door AND I got to … Continue reading Adventures in shopping
You may have noticed a small notation at the bottom of my recent posts. Something like 4/30. That indicates this particular post is the 4th of 30. That’s right, I’m diving into National Blog Posting Month (more affectionately nicknamed NaBloPoMo), the little Sister of that behemoth writing challenge National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) where participants … Continue reading All the cool kids are doing it
I heard the words, “home-bound” for the first time earlier this week and had that tilt-your-head-like-a-puppy-hearing-a-dog-whistle moment. Just hadn’t thought of it, just figured we must have really great medical insurance to have a physical therapist come the house. Nope, apparently it’s considered a medical necessity after such surgery if you cannot leave your house … Continue reading Civic duty
I’m a week post-op from full knee replacement surgery (the big Sister to partial knee replacement) and learning to walk all over again. I don’t know what I actually expected. Certainly not back to power walking 5 miles a day, but certainly not breaking a sweat shuffling the 20 steps down my hallway, white-knuckle grip … Continue reading I’m back!