Category archives for knee

Shamans, Surgery, and the Driveway of Doom

In which I explore the interface between the Jungian Subconscious and my own primordial anguish.

Knee Update at 100 days

It has been 100 days since I accidentally severed my right patellar tendon. I’m bending my knee to 105 degrees or so, I can now use my quads (though not for much), and I usually walk around with no brace or crutch. On the other hand, if I take a long walk (as in a…

What I had for breakfast

As you may have noticed, I’ve been blogging less than usual these last few days. Usually, when that happens, you can expect one of my chatty “What I had for breakfast/lunch/dinner” posts, which serve as the blogger’s equivalent of the contact call of the black-capped chickadee. In this case, instead of the little bird poking…

YA Knee Update

A follow up on the earlier installment of “As the knee turns…”

Knee Update

I was fairly optimistic after my recent doctor’s visit, in part because he was able to tell me that nothing bad was happening. I immediately started to make plans for a few short term changes in what I did every day to help with post-operative recovery, to be followed in a couple of weeks with…

… for those interested …

What I had for dinner

I have several dark things to report. Two really bad things happened to me this evening; Some news about how bad Microsoft is; And an underwater robot meets Davey Jones’ locker.

I’m a bit preoccupied with my recent injury and not blogging about much else, so I might as well update you on The Knee and all it entails. Warning: Self referential commentary and icky stuff below the fold. Friends, you already know much of this. People who don’t know me, you don’t want to read…

My new knee brace

People have been asking. This is approximately what it looks like:

Yes, I fell and busted my knee on the ice. I don’t want to go on and on about it, but here are the more important details: