Go tell my knee, My achy-breaky-knee, I really don’t like landing on the floor. So if you tell my knee, My achy-breaky-knee, It might straighten up and walk some more… (apologies to Billy Ray Cyrus) This has been a frustrating week. Frustrating in that aggressive rehab is “on hold” for several more weeks. Yes, the … More Three steps forward, 2 steps… SPLAT!
I blogged recently about my feat of great UNcoordination, and tearing my medial meniscus. How I learned to stop trying to “walk it off” and actually get medical attention. I know. Radical. Well, the lesson has been a slow (and yes, painful) process of learning to listen. Listen to my body. Listen to my pain … More Reflections on Rehab
I have never been one to do a scheduled, planned exercise routine. Oh, I played team sports (ahem… not well!), biked, and ran laps (or stadium steps) for conditioning. I was a decent swimmer and worked as a lifeguard for a couple of summers. Before band tryouts, I jogged and practiced marching. I was never … More On the Theraband-wagon
What do pastors think about when they are working their sore knees in physical therapy? Lots of things. Putting new words to old songs. Coming up with punny playlists (church nerd humor). And laughing at themselves. “A joyful heart is good medicine” says the Proverb. So it is… so it is. Therefore, put on the full … More From Second Hesitations