Category Archives: K knees

Progress, 3/10/23.

Today, for the first time in four weeks, I got dressed in real clothes (if you count sweatpants as real clothes and no bra as acceptable). I count it because I am wearing real shoes for the first time. Also, … Continue reading

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It‘s what has been happening.

Recovery continues well. I have put away the walker, to be used only when I have to traverse lumpy, uneven ice. I find myself walking with arms outstretched for balance. Maybe it helps; I haven‘t fallen yet. Residual pain is … Continue reading

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Time marches on, and so do I…

…with my walker. Yesterday I walked nearly the entire length of the house without my walker — I needed a hat to compare to the one OTN, clearly an urgent and critical need — but I don’t want to do … Continue reading

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I‘m baaack.

Actually, I have been back in the land of the living and conscious for a couple days, but tonight it occurred to me that I could write a post. What a concept! Use language to communicate! The knee replacement surgery … Continue reading

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Time for a Thursday rant, 2/16/23.

Tribes often get the short end of the stick. The woman who birthed the theory of plate tectonics. The article is not a rant, but I would direct your attention to the maps showing the borders of the various plates. … Continue reading

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Saturday stuff.

Update on The Kat™ and her left knee: Completed one week without using walker, even when I attended book group on Wednesday Slept for the last three consecutive nights without needing oxycontin at bedtime Walking nearly pain-free after the first … Continue reading

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I’m baaack! Also, furry Friday, 3/11/22.

First of all, thanks to those of you who emailed me to see if I was okay, given that I hadn’t posted for days, unlike my usual 5-day-a-week blathering. Your concern made me smile. Also, I am going through my … Continue reading

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Well, that was fun, for varying values of fun, or, getting a new knee.

We arrived at the surgery center at 5:30 am last Tuesday, 15 minutes late. No one appeared to be at all perturbed about our lateness, which made me wonder if such an early arrival was really necessary. The pre-surgery prep … Continue reading

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Caution: danger ahead.

The title of this post came to me in a flash of not-so-brilliant brilliance. Pay no attention to it. There is no danger ahead (unless you live in eastern Ukraine; then all bets are off). I am writing this on … Continue reading

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My life in bullet format. Plus stuff.

I had a doctor appointment last week, mainly to get an rx renewed, but also to talk about my bad knees. Guess who needs a double knee replacement!?!?! When I got home from the appointment I was talking over the … Continue reading

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