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Monday, 28 June 2021

BORING, UNINSPIRING ARM UPDATE ..........






Sorry to be so boring but there is nothing going on in my life apart from waiting for my elbow to repair !!!
Went to the fracture clinic on Wednesday ..... sat in the grey chair area with about ten other fractures, all of whom were in front of me ..... masks on which mist my glasses up ! Nurse came out and apologised for delay ..... emergency in plaster room ! There were finally three of us left in the grey chair area when a nurse called us all and moved us to the green chair area ! Lulling me into a false sense of security, I was ushered to a consulting room to see the consultant. After about twenty minutes, I saw the doctor. I'm not moaning, I know they are really busy and I am so grateful for the skill that went into repairing the mess that was my elbow after my stupidity of standing on a chair to rescue two bumble bees !!!
Next, avoiding another coloured chair area, I had the stitches out ..... completely painless and another stage completed. 
Told to wait in the blue chair area for X-Rays !!! Lovely radiologist asked my date of birth and address ..... she said she lived a couple of roads away from me. Arm had to be pulled and pushed to get a good picture so was a bit painful ..... ouch !
Back to green chair area to see the Doc again. He told me to remove the sling and start to move and use arm and hand..... bit scary as your head is telling you you can't and is remembering when you broke it but, have now straightened my arm ..... not fully as can be seen in the photograph, there is still quite a bit of bruising. The nerve damage in my fingers is the most painful part but that should improve over the coming weeks.
Have a physiotherapy appointment on Friday so that should be fun ..... I wonder what colour chairs they have in the Physiotherapy Department ? Can't wait to find out 🤣😂🤣
If you read this to the end, give yourself a gold star !

XXXX
 







Jackie

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  1. Got my gold star!!Hope things continue to improve.

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    1. Thanks so much and for reading to the end !!!!!
      It’s not the most riveting read ! XXXX

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  2. When I broke my elbow Peter helped me with the physio to straighten the arm by working it like a hinge and pushing it gently a little further each evening. Sounds daft but I could not have done it without his help and I did get my arm fully straight again. xx

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    1. Thanks for the advice Rachel. I’m just going to see what the physio says about the bruising and we will work on that. Hope the massage has helped your knee and shoulder. XXXX

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    2. Yes, I saw the hospital physio once and she gave instructions on what to do xx

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    3. Just thought I should check with the physio first. It’s still early days and is my first physio appointment XXXX

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    4. Oh definitely, I wasn't suggesting you shouldn't see the physio. xxx

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    5. Oh no I know you weren’t Rachel …. You gave good advice.XXXX

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  3. I stayed with you . . . through the colors and the ouch . . .
    and feeling a huge OUCH for you . . . Oh My Jackie!
    I will think of you each time I grab a chair/stool to reach
    something up high, like a window, chase a bee, whatever!
    I will think of you and remember.

    How I wish I could help, ease your discomfort , pain and the frustration
    of being limited of what you can and cannot do.

    I will encourage you to stay with the physical therapy . . .
    i had surgery for a torn rotator cuff and the therapy after saved the day,
    (plus I fell I love with the handsome therapist, just a bit!).
    (So maybe ask for someone really handsome . . .)
    At least it kept me smiling . . .
    Seriously . . . thinking of and caring about you!
    love love . . .

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    1. Thanks for your kind words and support Lynne.
      Here’s hoping my physio is a handsome hunk but I’m not holding my breath 😂🤣😂 XXXX

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  4. I think you need the gold star Jackie for going through all that.
    Gently does it xxx

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  5. These unexpected accidents can certainly cause havoc to our day-to-day lives. At least you are now on the mend and will get back to all the lovely activities you so enjoy. In the meantime, another visit to the cafe on the scenic river Thames to sip a nice beverage and have a meal with a friend or family member(s) would help take the edge off the healing process. Thinking of you and wish I could enjoy the cafe with you.

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    1. So true Susan …. These things are happening everyday which put our lives on hold ! Have had visits from friends and family and went to a friends house for a cuppa yesterday so things are moving in the right direction. Many thanks for your lovely comment …. A coffee in a cafe with you is a lovely thought. XXXX

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  6. Ooh, poor thing. Soon be better though.

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    1. It might take a while to get back to normal but it’s getting there Tom. XXXX

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  7. That's a cracking bruise, Jackie!! It's so true that your brain will tell you not to open your arm right out - things feel so much safer in the sling. But before you know it, you'll be doing up your own bra :) I hope the bumblebees appreciated the lengths you went to ... xx

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    1. Sling has been off for a few days now and am trying to use arm and hand … still bruised so can’t straighten completely but there is progress ! Sorry I’ve not been to your blog but will get there ASAP ! Have been wearing those bandeau bras rhat I can wriggle into ( not a pretty sight ) but could be back to my normal ones soon !!!! Bumble bees are completely ignorant to my plight ! XXXX

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  8. I WAS NOT ABLE TO COMMENT LAST POST WiTH YOUR NEWS!!!
    HEAVENS!!!
    NO MORE CHAIRS...........HA CAPITO?
    I'm yelling at you in ITALIAN!!!!!HOPE IT BROUGHT A SMILE!
    BE WELL SOON......WE ARE ALL ROUTING FOR YOU!
    PS.YOU MAY ENJOY THE GARDEN FLOOZY POST I HAVE UP!
    XXX

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    1. It was my own stupid fault Elizabeth but I guess that’s how accidents happen ! It’s improving but there’s a long way to go yet ! Will be over to your blog ASAP … it just takes a while to c in moment with my left hand !!! XXXX

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  9. Sounds like you're almost home and dry, but don't do any caber tossing just yet. Being a lady of leisure is very good for you; my wife tells me that all the time!

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    1. It’s going to take a while yet Cro but going in the right direction. I’m getting quite good at being a lady of leisure !!!!! XXXX

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  10. Oh poor you....I hope it will be recover soon....love from me 🙏🍀🙏Ria 💋

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    1. Thanks Ria 💕 ….. missing you in Blogland. XXXX

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    2. Yes I know but it are hard times for me right now...nice to hear...love Zria 🍀💕🍀🙏

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  11. sorry for your bumpy road- I too am riding the hills and valleys these days. Aging is rough, tough, and a pain the ass.

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    1. Oh Z , sorry to hear things are up and down for you. This getting old lark is no fun. XXXX

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  13. I can imagine how difficult it must be Jackie - just normal things must be really hard with the dominant arm out of commission! Pull on bras would not work for me either, haha! Thankfully you have a good sense of humour though. Heal soon, be well, and keep your chin up - you are in my thoughts dear.
    Sending gentle hugs XX

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    1. Hi Mary,
      Quite difficult to do lots of things but I just say to myself that others have it far worse. I have two dresses that are the same but different colours that are stretchy and can now get them on and off myself so one in the wash, one on me !!!! Took the dressing off to reveal big scar ( 20 stitches ! ) …. Still lots of bruising and it’s early days yet so I’m pleased with how it’s progressing ( fingers crossed ! ) Hope you are well ( don’t stand on any chairs !!! )
      Gentle hugs back. XXXX

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  15. First thing: YOU could never be boring. So sorry about the arm, but sounds like you are mending well enough. I'm going to try to come back to blogging again. Instagram just doesn't give one an opportunity to DISCUSS important topics, does it? Sending love.....

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  18. So good to read that your arm is healing, Jackie - and I appreciate the humour with which you look at the painful event and the following hard circumstances. Better to laugh than grind your teeth - though that is easily said by me..
    I wish you the very best healing, hold on to conquer the pain, you are tough, and you will make it! XXX

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  20. Hope you are feeling better Jackie! And that you are enjoying a wee bit of summer!

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  23. I had a break, medial nerve shattered. That was 4 years ago. Did physiotherapy. Am now completely recovered. It was slow. But I did all the home exercises, all of them, obsessively and it worked. I wish you a fast and full recovery. Ann

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