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Bad Knee?

Saturday, March 30, 2013

I have recovered well enough that I took the dogs on their standard two mile walk today. My right hand tended to suffer some, and my left knee bothered me for the first mile - which was new. Fortunately after the first mile it didn't hurt any more. I have been adapting since 1999, when my right knee hurt so much that I couldn't sleep. Losing weight and glucosamine got that one back so I could walk Harry a mile in comfort. Then, in 2005, after the bypass surgery the surgeon stopped everything, and I never started the glucosamine until my left knee was killing me and a cortisone shot helped just a little. I gave up the Aerdyne then and switched to walking. Later the knee got bad again, so I quit climbing stairs and got rid of my stick shift car. Then I could climb stairs for a while, but lately that hurts my left knee. Now, if just walking gets bad enough, I might finally concede. The BW has had two fake knees for 10 years, so I know the rehab hurts a lot, and I sure like waking on my own knees. Maybe I'll just keel over before it gets too bad again.

Anyhow, we're all doing just fine here.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
THINRONNA 3/30/2013 2:02PM

    Thank you for the update on your situation...I sure do hope you don't keel over before it gets to bad though! Take care of your is very good to see you back. emoticon

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MS.ELENI 3/30/2013 11:55AM

    I can relate to knee pain. My knees often wake me at night. Hope it gets better. Happy Easter to you and Ace

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