If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, then you know I have pain and mobility issues. You also know that I am in dire need of knee replacement surgery. First, a not-real-quick recap: My journey started around 11 years ago, with a doctor that didn’t do anything from the very beginning.… Read More Back On Track!
I have been teetering on the edge of depression and hopelessness for weeks, if not months. My pain level continually increasing, my mobility continually decreasing. I went from using a cane to get around to needing a walker at various times, to needing the walker even more! By the end of July, I had to… Read More A Faint Light at the End of the Tunnel
It’s been months (and months and months) since I’ve updated my blog! The last time was just after being fat-shamed by a so-called specialist last year that my doctor finally sent me to. At that point I was pretty much done with doctors, especially the one I had been seeing since 2005. I had tried numerous… Read More 10 Years Coming….
Well, my appointment with the orthopedic specialist came and I’m glad it’s over! What started out as a consultation about my knees, turned into a fat-shaming session — in less than 5 minutes! First, he asked me what he could do for me and I told him that my doctor had been telling me for… Read More Mistrust, Disgust & Humiliation, Part Two