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Another Day, Another Torture Session

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

I went back to the physio today, after a week of doing the exercises that he gave me at our last meeting. I kind of lost it last night, on Skype with my friend. I was icing my knee after doing the exercises and I moved the wrong way and there was a stabbing pain in my knee and I just started crying.

My knee has hurt for months. All. The. Time. It hurts when I walk, it hurts when I sleep, it hurts when I sit. I am so tired of it. I'm doing the exercises, I am icing, I am being good, but it still hurts. It hurts differently now, but not any less. I'm cranky and in a bad mood all of the time, and I can tell that it is coming out in how I teach and how I deal with my colleagues. It's not good.

The physio says I have improved, that my range of motion is better, and that that muscle is stronger, but I can't really take much joy in that when everything still hurts.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CITYZOZO 5/12/2013 6:20PM

    a second opinion?

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PHEBESS 5/8/2013 6:42AM

    I know it sucks - but it will improve. It just is slow. You'll get there, you really will!

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NANCYPAT1 5/7/2013 12:47PM

    Sorry about the torture but hope you are seeing your progress soon.

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MUFFIY831 5/7/2013 9:26AM

    Oh no, I'm so sorry you're in so much pain. I hope the improvement is steady and you're back to your normal self soon.

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PLMITCH 5/7/2013 9:24AM

    That does not sound good. Constant pain makes me think there is something very wrong, and you need to see another Dr (I'd recommend an orthopedic Dr) for a 2nd opinion.

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    oh no. What happened with your knee?
Also keep up with the pysio, i am sorry you have to go through the pain but if it will get you better, stick with it. It will all be worth it in the end.

lots of love

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