Posts Tagged ‘ arthritis ’

The Knee Chronicles: The Day The Earth Stood Still on One Leg.

22nd January 2011 | 0 Comments

I want to preface this blog post with one statement: I have seen a doctor. I go again on Monday. Now, please allow me to share a story about an awful 45 minutes of my life.


Knee Update

13th January 2011 | 5 Comments

I just completed the second day of staying off of my left knee. No running errands, standing, walking city blocks or climbing stairs. And I have been applying cold and heat to my knee regularly. I must report that the swelling is gone and so are the sharp pains. However, I am not confidant that [...]


My Left Knee

12th January 2011 | 12 Comments

It came upon me on the evening of Flo’s memorial celebration. Sharp and sudden. I was getting out of bed and as I was performing the simple act of placing my feet upon the floor (which requires bending the knees) I was struck with a surprise shot of pain in my left knee. It caused [...]


The Amazing Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: 2010 so far…

28th February 2010 | 4 Comments

Well, it seems like I have been so caught up in posting the “Riga Tales” that I have forgotten to mention everything else that has occurred in my world lately so I will give a brief summary now. The past few months have been pretty active. I had some money problems, a tax audit, achey [...]


Waiting for the Shoe to Drop

6th January 2010 | 8 Comments

I sent a “Happy Birthday!” email to a friend today, thinking how fortunate it was that a mutual friend reminded me of the birthday in time. She is a gorgeous woman, smart, funny and vivacious. She responded: Thanks so much..50 can u believe it!!!! I’m sitting at… hosp waiting for my 3rd radiation treatment..3 down [...]


Do Your Knees Hurt?

1st April 2009 | 13 Comments

photo: L. Jordan I have not done so well in the lifestyle changing department. I mean, well, I ate a big bowl of chili this evening – with a corn pancake – and cheddar cheese at my favorite tavern/restaurant in the neighborhood. YUM!!! But I did walk today as I did my errands and even [...]