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Nap Again
Monday, October 28, 2013      10 comments

It seems to be becoming the norm that I need a nap after work. I'm listening to my body, although it means less time for SP.... Read more
Office
Sunday, October 27, 2013      9 comments

After Church today, I went to the office to get caught up on paperwork. It seems like it multiplies quickly. I came home at 6:30 PM with most of it done.... Read more
Countdown
Saturday, October 26, 2013      7 comments

The days between now and my surgery are full. I am looking forward to getting rid of the excruciating pain which is adding to the damage and replacing it with recovery pain. I keep telling myself that this is temporary.... Read more
Surgery Scheduled
Thursday, October 24, 2013      10 comments

My knee surgery is scheduled for Nov 14. The orthopedic surgeon remarked on how severe the damage is.... Read more
Nap
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      4 comments

After work, I took a 4 1/2 hr nap. Pain is more exhausting than work for me.... Read more
Appointment
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      10 comments

I have an appointment to see the orthopedic surgeon on 10/24. Originally, I was told by scheduling 11/5. I called and told who referred me and mentioned the amount of pain I am in. They were so nice and are working me in. They said because I am ... Read more
Update
Monday, October 21, 2013      11 comments

I talked to the specialist about my knee today. He reviewed my MRI and the damage is so severe that there is no conservative treatment for my knee. I need a total knee replacement.... Read more
Wonderful Time
Sunday, October 20, 2013      9 comments

The weekend was wonderful. To the delight of 2 of my grandsons, the wedding theme was Harry Potter. All the carved pumpkins were a work of art. The 7 active military men in the family were all in uniform. After the reception, my military son and... Read more
Family
Saturday, October 19, 2013      13 comments

I leave in a few minutes to spend the weekend with the extended family. Today my nephew's wedding. Tomorrow, my sister's birthday party. From there I return to OH for a good friend's MIL's wake.... Read more
Knee
Friday, October 18, 2013      5 comments

I see the orthopedic surgeon on Oct 28. I don't consider my ambulation walking but rather hobbling. Most days, like today, I am so exhausted from this that I need a nap when I get home.... Read more
Sleep
Thursday, October 17, 2013      10 comments

Last night I slept more than 10 hours. Pain leads to exhaustion leads to necessary sleep. BTW, the MRI of my knee showed severe damage. I will be seeing the orthopedic surgeon at the end of the month. It was the earliest I can get in. Origina... Read more
Points
Wednesday, October 16, 2013      16 comments

The wheels have turned. I got 100 bonus points on the wheel, and 5 on the bonus wheel.... Read more
Massage
Monday, October 14, 2013      9 comments

After work tonight, I went for a massage. I am totally relaxed now and ready for bed.... Read more
Taking It Easy
Sunday, October 13, 2013      5 comments

I went to Church and did a load of laundry today. Now I'm resting my knee in hopes that it will lessen the pain when I return to work tomorrow.... Read more
Spins
Saturday, October 12, 2013      6 comments

A pitiful pair if 3's. I know it's more than if I had not spun but there was a 500 0n the bonus wheel.... Read more

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