Monthly Archives: May 2012

Injury update

Yesterday I got some good news at physical therapy: I can try running again. And while I haven’t been discharged from PT entirely, I can go less frequently now. I was already hoping to cut back to once a week … Continue reading

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I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend! This was my first Memorial Day off in several years. I work at a boarding school, so we don’t close on the holiday and usually I work. I took full advantage … Continue reading

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Things that happened this week

1) My physical therapist allowed me to try 10 minutes on the stationary bike. I did 11 because I’m a rebel. 2) I accidentally drove around for two days with Chinese food in my back seat. Oops. 3) I spent … Continue reading

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Seven years

Seven years ago I married my best friend. Best decision I ever made.

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Making progress, but getting restless

I’ve been making steady progress in physical therapy. It’s actually pretty shocking how quickly I improved. In less than one week I went from barely being able to move, let alone walk well, to feeling pretty damn good. I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Embarrassing moment at physical therapy

My normal routine at physical therapy so far has been as follows: – Heat pad – Stretching (self) – Stretching (by therapist) – Hip joint/SI/pelvis work (therapist pushes on them – not really sure what she’s doing) – Massage – … Continue reading

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A fat-filled dose of reality

Yesterday I stepped on the scale for the first time in a while. I had weighed myself once or twice since my hip problems began, and while I had gained a few pounds I was still fairly comfortable and 6-7 … Continue reading

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Hubby’s birthday

Yesterday was J’s birthday, and I felt bad that we couldn’t do much to celebrate because of me being injured. We don’t usually make a big deal out of birthdays, but we do usually go out for a nice dinner … Continue reading

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Physical therapy assessment

I had my first physical therapy session yesterday, and was not feeling very confident heading in. I fully expected to leave frustrated and needing to set up an appointment elsewhere for a second opinion. Fortunately, that is not the case, … Continue reading

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Things I can’t do right now because of my latest pain source

These are the things I currently cannot do: – Walk without holding on to something (it was a very slow and careful walk down the hill from my parking lot this morning) – Sleep in my own bed (too high … Continue reading

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