Category Archives: torn muscles

Date with a Blade-Wielding Woman

Wishful Thinking… A nice drive to Bunbury again today.  The appointment was at two, so I did not have to leave as early as yesterday, but I was up and ready, so I did.  Driving to Bunbury is more pleasant … Continue reading

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MRI

We have all heard of the machine that goes “PING!” Today I met the medical machine that makes such a racket that you need earplugs AND earmuffs.  The Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine. Even wearing both, it is still very noisy.  (This … Continue reading

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Ah Me, Ah My

Life is full of little difficulties when one has only one fully functional arm.  I have a steadily  increasing appreciation of the problems facing the metaphorical one-armed paperhanger. Tasks such as hanging a calendar, putting things in high cupboards, cleaning … Continue reading

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Rocky Gully Ride 2014

The guys gathered again on Friday night for s barbecue and a swag night at Sue and Roy’s but I stayed home that night having been a bit poorly on Friday. Something I ate on Wednesday night.  Free food can … Continue reading

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Ecstatic

The phone rang. On the line was Marion Kind, PA to Dr Niel Openyouup. “I am making up Dr Openyouup’s surgery list. Do you still want your arm attended to, and are you happy for Dr Openyouup to be your surgeon?” … Continue reading

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Arms and the Man

Dad asked if riding to Bindoon and back was an indication that my arm is better. Sadly, no. It is just as dysfunctional as ever, and will remain so until the muscle is reattached.  It is mere good fortune that … Continue reading

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Bunburying

Not a reference to The Importance of being Ernest. Well, OK, it was, but a poor one.  The sick friend is me.  I had a day off work to go to Bunbury today.  I had a surgeon to see.  The … Continue reading

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