Tag Archives: medicine
The ANSWER Is You (In my Case . . . ME!)
As is always true, I sought the answers outside myself, but are they ever? Perhaps, but I don’t think so . . . it seems I shall have to take care of myself . . .because again I thought I … Continue reading
The Day After Physical Therapy
Last night I could not sleep, I still can not get comfortable. When I spoke to my PT (physical therapist) he asked me if I’ve slept in a recliner. “No, I don’t have a recliner, I usually prop myself up … Continue reading
But Then My Seriously Reliable Friend Calls …
I thought once I got this shoulder surgery done, it would be all over but a little sling time. Wrong! I thought it would be all downhill. Ha, far from it. Never having had serious surgery before, except my little run … Continue reading
What Do You Say In The Face Of Illness?
What do you say to a dear, dear friend when their spouse is in the hospital deathly ill? Are there words enough to convey how much you care, how much you wish to help, but can’t? Is just being there … Continue reading
So He Cut The Stitches Out…
Yeah, the Dr.’s PA saw me today and immediately took the Frankenstein stitches out. How great was that! Very good for me as the nylon string was sticking out and was itchy, what a relief. I had just caught them … Continue reading
But, but I NEED My Pain Meds…
I have been so good trying to space my meds far enough apart, not eating them like candy, but I find I really DO need them to get through the worst of the post op pain. Last night I realized to … Continue reading
So Many Things To Be Thankful For…
I was trying to decide if that was the title I wanted to go with, or “So Many Things To Bitch About”, and I opted for the Polly Anna view, awww. How nice…. this being said, remember throughout your read, … Continue reading
Owww….and then We’ll go Fishing For It?
Have had to take off my sling to let my arm hang by my side and exercise my elbow & hand so I don’t lose the mobility in these…and what should I see but that my bicep muscle in my … Continue reading
OMG, I Got My New Smart Sling…and the Surgery is Done!
You should see how big this thing is… it’s as wide as I am…it’s a hoot…I have to shop for special clothes just to leave the hospital in… I need like XXL just to go over the sling, it has … Continue reading
Thursday, a Week To Go Until Surgery…
Today was an extremely busy day. As I was happily snoozing away this morning, the phone rang and it was my friend who was outside in her car waiting, ready to drive me to my Lab appt. for my MRI. … Continue reading