While stuck at home yesterday I read Jennette Fulda's latest book
www.amazon.com/Chocolate -Vicodin-Relief-Headache-W ouldnt/dp/1439182027?manifolds-20
I was s... Read more
I spent this past weekend at a white water kayaking festival in the Adirondacks. The event was a benefit for a local kayaker whose daughter needs one of his kidneys.
www.americanwhitewater.o rg/content/Article/view/ar ticleid/309... Read more
I had a few extra moments last night and started learning how to render images in scalable vector graphics using the free program Inkscape.
Here's a pattern I threw together using the sp... Read more
Today BREWMASTERBILL posed a question to people who hate their scales:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4224838
I figure you might as well hate your blue jeans for getting tight rat... Read more
I'm pretty pleased with my attempts to decrease my post-op use of the pain meds
(oxycodone w/APAP 5/325)
I've discovered that hot showers and cold ice packs do very well as a first salvo against pain. I've also been sleeping out of my sl... Read more
OK, so by now most of you have figured out that I just got my infraspinatus tendon repaired in my shoulder.
I'm interested in helping this thing grow back as fast and strong as it can, because the sooner I'm better the sooner I can be back ... Read more
Yesterday I had a bunch of energy and as I mentioned, snuck out for a couple of errands.
Today I'm feeling kind of fatigued; perhaps because I'm managing the pain solely with oxycodone (self-administered) and haven't been sleeping as well o... Read more
I've noticed I have a tendency toward no patience and a short temper since the procedure yesterday. It gets worse when I'm in pain. Ice doesn't help much because the dressing is so thick and puffy almost no cold gets in. I get to take the dre... Read more
I'm collecting information on the muscle I tore. I'll keep the links here.
How to Deal with Shoulder Injuries: The Infraspinatus
stronglifts.com/how-to-d eal-with-shoulder-injuries -the-infraspinatus/
As of 3:15 am can grip with the right hand now. Joint is beginning to ache a little, deep inside.
Took a second oxycodone (the first was around midnight when I was going to bed - they told me to do that so I wouldn't wake up in pain).
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Thanks you all for the knd words and wishes! I'll be reading 'em over and responding this week while recovering. It'll give me something to do.
It's time to get up, change the litterboxes, fill the birdfeeders, put out the trash & recycli... Read more