100 Word Challenge: Challenge

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. […]

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Hitting the road

You guys!  I drove MYSELF to physical therapy today. I drove! Now, I want to go to all the places. I was also given the go-ahead to ride my bike. Remember the bike my husband had refurbished a week before we knew I was having surgery? Yeah, I’m going to give that a go later […]

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By degrees

I did a thing today and I am ridiculously excited about it. During physical therapy, I reached 120-degrees bending, and 0-degrees straightening, my leg… together those are considered full-range of motion. I still have work to do because getting to those positions is still a struggle, but I know now that I can. Not being […]

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I want to ride my bi-cyc-le

This rehab stuff is making me stabby. It’s like two steps forward and one step back. Sunday was great. Went for a walk, got a bend in the knee to a point I hadn’t reached before, and I was walking pretty steady. Then, Monday came and I was all wonky again. Could barely get my […]

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Just walkin’

You guys! I went for a walk today. A walk that was farther than my mailbox and involved being outside for more than two minutes. Granted, it was probably less than a half mile, but it was more than I’ve done in months. Even before the surgery it was difficult to go very far. This […]

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Cuddle of love

Animals can be very intuitive. Friday was a particularly rough physical therapy session. By that evening, I felt like I was back to day one. I could barely walk and was very dejected. I laid down to ice my knee and my Misfit Toys, our rescue furkinder, joined me for a comforting Group Hug. I […]

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