Tag Archives: Surgery
Physical Therapy Ups & Downs . . .
The physical therapy for my shoulder remplissage and torn or actually non-existent labrum has been a slow and painful process. It has been moving along and I am finally able to drive after 3-4 months of being housebound except for … 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
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
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
Family & Other Matters
Sometimes it is such a pleasure to speak with family, it can be such a comfort when about to undergo the knife. Today the phone did not stop ringing but unfortunately I was laying down resting so I did … 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
Hello, Is No one Answering . . . Impatiently waiting . . .
Why does no one LIVE answer the phone anymore? We are at the mercy of answering services and automated voice-mail dictating what buttons we should push to direct our call. I don’t know about you, but at least half the … Continue reading
Maybe the END Of The Shoulder Saga?! #*@
I had my appointment today with Dr. Matthew Hansen whom I liked very much. He had a wonderful bedside manner, was very informative and was thorough. He has suggested surgery as I had pretty much acknowledged to myself was going … Continue reading