Surgery # 11 – Update

The torn tendon in my elbow was fixed yesterday.

This was the last surgical step in rebuilding the catastrophe called “my arm.”

I’m not going to lie, this was not a fun procedure to go through.

(That’s “polite speak” for saying – it hurt/s like hell!)

My doctor informed me the tear was bigger than expected.

The MRI showed a “moderate” sized tear and I guess it was just plain “big.”

I suppose that explains why it has interfered so much with my life.

Anyway, my doc felt like it was a very successful procedure.

He expects I’ll experience a good result once I get through the healing process.

Personally, all I know is that it’s very painful right now.

(What is it about elbows?  Nerve sensitivity?)

Today, I intend to just rest, ice my arm, and nap as pain meds allow.

My arm is immobilized in a splint/brace/thingy.

I feel like this whole thing is a step backwarrd.

But, I know doing this now –

While I’m recovering from a major shoulder rebuild,

Is truly the right thing to do.

And now, if you’ll excuse me,

I’m off to take a nap!

 

 

 

 

3 Responses to “Surgery # 11 – Update”

  1. Judi

    So glad it went well, and that it should be the last piece of the puzzle. Rest up, I think you’ve got busy times ahead with Fred, Frank, and your camera!

    • Suzanne

      Yes, I’m sure I do.
      I wish I could fast forward the whole recovery process!
      : )

  2. Kristen

    Glad the surgery is over, I hope the healing process is speedy for you. Frank is adorable, I can’t wait to hear more about him. Take care of yourself!

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