Archive for Injuries

BS2018 – RD7 – It’s been one week…

It’s been one week since you looked at me Threw your arms in the air and said you’re crazy – Barenaked Ladies, One Week. Pain 2 Mobility 6 Weight 226 Some people may have looked at me last Monday and thought I was crazy to be going in to surgery but if there is one […]

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BS2018 – RD6 Monday

Pain 2 Mobility 5 I managed my first outing yesterday by car, Nicole drove me to the gym so I could spend a few minutes with my girls and all in all it went pretty well. I am stable on my feet mostly due to the fact that my leg was already improving before I […]

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BS2018 – RD5 Sunday – The Rollercoaster

You can live with dignity you can’t die with it. -House, M.D. A side note first. I am glad I worked in a hospital for 21 years. It has given me an insider appreciation for what the medical staff go through on a daily basis. Having major surgeries gave me an appreciation for the end […]

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BS2018 – RD3/4 Friday and Saturday

Friday Pain 8, Mobility 2 I woke up early, pain about the same and have already been ambling around the house trying to get some energy into my legs. It’s really hard when every move you make causes intense pain and yet your desire to get back to normal requires that you do so. I […]

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Back Surgery 2018 – Day 0

It is very odd going into major surgery feeling OK. Usually I am in agony on a gurney or at the very least struggling to be mobile enough to move around This time however things are different. The injury I sustained just 2 short months ago was serious enough that another incident will give me […]

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Big Week Coming

December 31 2002 April 24 2013 November 12 2018 This coming week is a big one. I am selling some snow tires tomorrow morning so that’s nice but then I have to go to the hospital one last time to drop off my signed release and confirm my exit from my Senior Network Engineer position. […]

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Catastrophic Failure

My back has been sore for a few weeks. It started at night when I would wander to the washroom in the dark and sit so that I wouldn’t pee on the dog. When I stood up I would get a sharp twinge in the base of my spine on the right, an all too […]

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Matters of the Heart

I got my ultrasound results and just the same as the last 3 tests it has resulted in booking yet another appointment, this time with a cardiologist. I was told by my doctor that I have thickening of the left ventricle, something that I have since found out could be hereditary since my father and […]

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It’s Fall, time for a change.

I am very predictable in that every fall I need to change what I am doing. Maybe it’s because I have usually spent the summer grinding against my weight and going to the gym but whatever it is I am getting that same old feeling again. Before I go on, I have attached an image […]

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I Am Alive!!!

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So this has been fun… 8 days of stomach flu feeling like a human sprinkler system and no workouts. I am not sure why the sickness felt like it needed 3 run throughs just to get the job done but whatever the reason I am back now. I had breakfast for the first time this […]

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