Update: Still on crutches

I figured it’s time for an update. I haven’t felt much like picking up my laptop because I am so uncomfortable. It’s been more then two and a half weeks since my fall and I am still on crutches. The x-rays came back with no apparent fractures. I am still in a lot of pain in my knee and ankle both and still a considerable amount of pain in my back, neck, shoulder and pretty much most of my left side. I can’t put much weight on my leg and if I do I am in a lot of pain afterward. My doctor wants me off work due to the pain and fact that I still can not put weight on my leg for a while longer. He has me off until at least July 9th for now.

I started physiotherapy yesterday. The physiotherapist confirmed that my ACL and Meniscus seem to be intact but feels I have a grade 2 sprain and partial tearing in my MCL and that I have a grade 2¬†eversion sprain and possible tearing to the ligaments on the inside of my ankle. He wants me to remain non-weight bearing for another week or¬† so and then toe touch and then partial weight bearing as tolerated but not to overdue for the next week or two after. He also taped up my knee. Which may not seem like a lot but it really helps with the swelling, as my knee was really swollen before. You could clearly see the fluid on my knee. Luckily I don’t have much bruising and the swelling in my ankle is minimal but still there. READ MORE

I Really Need a Break

Most people need a break from work, me I need a break from being sick. I’m not talking diabetes or fibromyalgia or anything like that. I’m just talking colds, infections and the flu. I have literally lost track of the number of colds, flu and infections I have had over the last year or two. It seems I go from one to another to another. I have another cold right now.

It started last Tuesday with a sore throat coming on a few hours before I left work. I powered through a sore throat all day Wednesday and Thursday and some sneezing but it wasn’t all that bad, just more of an annoyance then anything. By Friday night the congestion set in, all stuffed up, runny nose, watery eyes etc., all the fun cold symptoms. I’ve always been told as an asthmatic not to take cold medication/cough syrup but I have always done it and apparently it can raise your blood sugar as well but at this point I am miserable. READ MORE

A new chapter in life…

It’s been a tough emotional weekend which I really don’t want to get into too many details about, but it has resulted in me moving in with my Aunt and her two kids and my parents taking Max for now.

They are coming up this coming weekend to help me pack up my stuff and they are taking it home. As you can probably guess. Cory and I have decided to break up. I am moving out. READ MORE

Spring where are you? I’m ready for you.

I am at my parents place for the weekend. I traveled down after work last night for the weekend since I have not been home since American Thanksgiving in November. I am happy to be home. While I was here I decided to see if I could get my nails done. The result:

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