Hello all! Apologies for not updating in a couple of weeks, I’ve been getting back to things slowly but surely and also wanted to make sure I had a good long post to give you all as things have been pretty slow till recently. Progress Report I am happy to say that I continue to […]Read More The one month milestone!
Hello all, I’ve just come back from my first Physiotherapy session with Louise which was SO informative and lovely. I can’t tell you how good it is to get out of the house, go for a drive and get some fresh air, especially on a sunny day like today! The first thing Louise did was […]Read More Physio and fresh air
It’s been a week since my surgery, happy times! It has been a week of not doing much, but doing a lot at the same time, so this is just a short blog entry going over my accomplishments and what I have learned this week. Pain My pain has been incredibly small and I am […]Read More 1 Week and counting!
When it comes to a speedy recovery what you eat can be just as important as your exercises, icing or anything else. It goes without saying that having a balanced diet helps you be healthier but there are certain foods that can give you an extra boost and really assist you in getting your strength […]Read More What to eat when recovering from surgery
So you’ve had surgery and you’ve started your recovery process, but there’s still a way to go before you are better. It can be frustrating and so easy to lose hope and wind up stuck in a spiral of not being able to see the positives, so here is a list of 25 things that […]Read More 25 things you can look forward to when you’ve recovered.
Sleeping I had a stroke of great luck last night and was one of the few patients who managed to get a decent night’s sleep. I learned that I could sleep on my side as long as I had a pillow under my operated knee, though the canulla sometimes made it tricky. I was woken […]Read More Coffee, Meds and FaceTime Calls
DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT ONLY A PRETTY LONG BLOG POST, BUT DOES GO VERY IN-DEPTH ABOUT SURGICAL PROCEDURES AND WHAT TO EXPECT. I WOULD RECOMMEND READING ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE DUE THIS KIND OF AN OP YOURSELF, BUT BE PREPARED IN CASE YOU MAY GET TRIGGERED. All packed and ready to go, I was scheduled to check into […]Read More 6:00am – I feel like I’m going on holiday!