It looks like it is and for once, I did NOT have a wonderful weekend. I've posted before about my arthritic left knee and the grief it gave me last year until I went to a wonderful orthopedic dr and discovered the wonders of cortizone shots. I went in October to get a shot, since it had been a little over a year since the last one and my knee was starting to hurt a little. It did its job and after a week or so, I was back in the game. The dr told me I can get one every six months, but I hadn't needed it until October.
Unfortunately, since it felt good, I worked out at Curves a little more vigorously than I should have and a week or so before Christmas and strained a ligament or something, so have been limping around on and off. It would feel better for a while, then hurt again. Did I stop going to Curves? Heck no. And that was probably my big mistake...not resting it until it was better.
Last week, it was hurting quite a bit, but I still went to Curves Tuesday and Wednesday. It did not hurt when I was actually on the machines, so I figured why not. Thursday afternoon, it started to really hurt. I have to walk 4 blocks from work to my bus stop and I was in agony.
Friday morning, I got up and could not walk. Well, I could hobble, but I was in pain. So, I did something I never do and called in sick to work. I spend all day Friday in a recliner with my leg propped up and a heating pad on my knee and Hubby waiting on me hand and foot. I only got up to go to the bathroom. And that was a chore, I can tell you. I called my dr, but he is not in the office on Fridays as that is his surgery day, so I will go see him tomorrow afternoon.
Yesterday and today, it was a little better, but I still spent most of both days with it propped up with a heating pad. I did nothing but watch tv and movies. Hubby went camping, so I had to wait on myself, but it was okay as I was not in screaming agony when I had to refill my own drinks and get my own food.
Today, it is still hurting, but not nearly as bad, so I am going to work tomorrow, but will leave early for my dr appointment.
What a sucky weekend. Hope yours was better.
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