Archive for March, 2009


Friday, March 13th, 2009

The surgery was fine. I had no issue with anesthesia. Yay me! Turned out that I had two tears in my medial meniscus. One of them had actually bent in on itself, so the cartilage was folded under. The surgeon also smoothed a little of the cartilage under my kneecap, though since it doesn’t grow […]

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In The Shop

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

I’m going “into the shop tomorrow” — my surgery is at 1:15 p.m. Here’s hoping it all goes smoothly and that I’m soon pain-free and mobile again. I’ve been in a somewhat dark and tight mental space in the past week. Concerns about surgery, the outcome, and a certain loneliness from a disconnected friendship have […]

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Changing My (Diaper) Bag

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Sometimes what’s needed is a small change. For 18 months I lugged around the huge black diaper bag, and in the first year it served well, because I carried a lot of stuff around for Claire (and it became my purse too). I never left the house with Claire without also bring the black bag. […]

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