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A Somber Recollection

On Wednesday (1/6/15), at the very beginning of my appointment with my surgeon, he mentioned that I may have damaged the surgical repair. He said this because he was concerned that I am still having pain in my shoulder. I … Continue reading

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A Moment of Thankfulness

“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Recovery from rotator cuff surgery is a long and painful road. Today, I had my physical therapy appointment in the … Continue reading

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Pain pills – I may still need them…

I wrote yesterday that I thought I would have no need to use the pain meds any longer. I may have spoken too soon. Since coming off them, I’m averaging around 3-4 hrs. of sleep. Last night, I tossed and … Continue reading

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Pain pill update

Well, I survived my first time back at therapy for a week yesterday with Jason, WITHOUT taking any pain pills. That is very good news. I quit them “cold turkey” as they say, and although it was not fun, I … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I haven’t used any pain pills since Friday, and everything has started working right on my body, BUT I haven’t done any therapy since last Wedsnesday either. Because of illness and a house full of guests for Christmas, I suspended … Continue reading

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Week 16 progress report

Today I had the longest therapy session so far. It lasted 3.5 hrs! I am definitely progressing, as they add weights to many of my exercises. They are also adding many new exercises. All of this is good news, because … Continue reading

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Week 10 update

This week was pretty uneventful as far as anything new (it was week 5 of therapy). At this point, my therapy consists of 30 minutes with the therapist doing *PROM exercises, and then all the rest of the therapy are … Continue reading

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