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My journey with home health care
Recent health problems have taken me to home health care once again. I had it for a short time 6 years ago when I was recovering from a severe case of cellulitis that required some supervision and care after I … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Health, Knee, Knee replacement, Occupational therapy, Physical therapy 1 Comment
It’s been a long and emotional 5 weeks since I left work. My world has gotten very small, concerned with getting in and out of bed, and having home health care coming in for occupational and physical therapy. I thought I’d … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged emotions, Health, Home care, illness, Knee, life, Lymphedema, Occupational therapy, Physical therapy, prayer, sickness 2 Comments
Am I “partly handicapped”?
My daughter was reading my last blog post. She stopped and said, “Why do you refer to yourself as partly handicapped?” Taken aback, I sat there with a blank look and said, “I don’t know”. She said, “Is it because … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged ADA, Disability, handicap, Health, Knee, Knee replacement, Office chair, Remote control, Shopping, Wheelchair Leave a comment
The Funny thing about Pain
At 61, I’ve learned to live with a certain amount of pain. With age comes arthritis. You take some Tylenol to take the edge off and make it tolerable, and learn to accept it. I have arthritis in my hands, wrists, … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged arthritis, Health, Knee, Medical Specialties, Medicine, Pain, Pain Management, United States 1 Comment
Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery?
http://www.arthritisconnect.com/videos/416-arthritis-foundation-research-initiatives?utm_source=EmailNewsletter&utm_medium=Arthritis&utm_campaign=ACN20110303B There is some exciting research going on at the Duke University on osteoarthritis. That is what I have. The cartilage in both knees has totally deteriorated leaving bone rubbing against bone. Without the cartilage in-between the joint of the knees…bone rubbing against … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged arthritis, bone spurs, Cartilage, Duke University, Health, Knee, knee replacement surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Osteoarthritis, Osteophyte, United States 1 Comment
I’m fighting Frustration!
Do you get frustrated easily? I have a new project I’m excited about. It is just that I may have taken on more than I can handle. And I tend to worry about it, hoping it is going to fly, … Continue reading
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Over the past 15 years, my knees have gradually deteriorated. I’ve progressed from cane to walker, to wheelchair. Since obesity ran in both sides of my family, and since my dad had knee replacement surgery, I assumed that also “ran … Continue reading
Posted in thoughts Tagged Health, Knee, Knee replacement, Lymphedema, Medicine, Orthopedic surgery, Surgery, Tech Center Leave a comment