Month: September 2013

Off to the OR

Well, I’m off to the Operating Room to get a torn rotator cuff repaired.  I thought for a fleeting second that maybe if I just took enough supplements…  Nah, there ARE certain things you can’t avoid, no matter how well you eat, and taking a heavy suitcase off a moving conveyor belt must have been my tendon’s tipping point.  I have torn the top (under the supraspinator muscle) and the lower (lo and behold, I have an old injury that’s healed… oh, so THAT’s why my arm hurt in 2000)  Whooppee for me.  I only hope that this means during recovery I’ll be able to post a bit more, but if you see me absent for awhile, this is why.  On the other hand, I had labs drawn yesterday, and my glucose, which always hangs around that “sorta-borderline-pre-diabetes” range was NORMAL!  Pretty exciting for me! So, here goes me in my worst position, being totally not-in-control.  That’s why I don’t like flying either.  Although I’m much better than I used to be.  I know, “let …