Knee Surgery

A few weeks before Christmas my right knee started to hurt. I ignored it and when the pain increased I started to baby it. I thought I had strained something and if I rested it, my knee would start to feel better. Three weeks ago I was walking to the bus stop after work and as I turned the corner I saw that my bus was at the stop. So I took a quick step to run to the bus and something in my knee popped. I struggled to make it the final steps to my bus and the drive home from the parking lot was awful. I went to the ER that night and saw an orthopedic specialist the next day. I spent the next week wearing this ridiculous brace and staying off my feet as much as possible.

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I had an MRI a week later and had an appointment with a knee surgeon the next day. I have a torn meniscus in my right knee with root detachment. The next week was filled with pre-op appointments and tests, and tomorrow morning I will have surgery to repair my knee. And then I will begin the recovery process with my constant companion my brace, and crutches, and lots of rehab.


If only my Apple Watch had a knee injury setting so it would stop making me feel bad for missing my activity targets. Soon Apple Watch we will start that long move streak again. By that time it will be spring and maybe these goofballs will go on walks with me.


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