Monthly Archives: August 2011

Irene

Here comes the hurricane, named Irene. Only Irene I remember was Irene Ryan, Granny on the original “Beverly Hillbillies.” With her temperment, she could be a hurricane by herself. I’m at work now (0150 hours, Sunday morning), and may be … Continue reading

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Thank you, Irene

Got to Revere Beach again. Two Tuesdays in a row! *cartwheels* A day off from work, complete with sun, is reason to go. I had Sunday night into Monday off because of Hurricane Irene. They shut down the MBTA (public … Continue reading

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What’s new?

I’ve been wearing the brace to work. 4 velcro straps, #1 strap on the upper calf the most important because it holds the brace in place. Got to get it just right to get the hinge to line up with … Continue reading

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update part 2

Got the brace. 1st of all, it’s big. I thought it would be smaller. It’s not heavy, but it has to be adjusted just right. Now all I have to do is keep the cats away from it. I won’t … Continue reading

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update

Well, it’s been 3 weeks and change, and I haven’t heard from the VA, no email or phone call. My knee has it’s good days and bad. Some days, it feels close to normal, while, other days, it’s pure agony … Continue reading

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update

Thursday August 11th, and no brace yet. I’ll wait until Friday. If I don’t hear, I’ll call Monday. Meanwhile, I use the cane when I go around, if I don’t need 2 hands, and never for work (security officers using … Continue reading

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