Monday, August 06, 2007

A pain in the.....

The pain started over a month ago. It was the day after DH and I returned from a trip to Nashville. I had slept on his shoulder all the way from Atlanta so I wasn't at all surprised that the next day I had a pain in MY shoulder. I was certain that it was just a little tweek; the result of sleeping in an awkward position. Well, when the pain hadn't gone away in two weeks, or three and or FOUR, I realized it was time to seek some treatment.

Last week I went to see my doctor who asked me a lot of questions and moved my arm from one painful position to another to another. Diagnosis: tendonitis. Recommendation: a couple weeks of physical therapy.

Physical therapy?! Are you kidding me? I've been in those places with their stretching machines and other torture devices. Nope...not for me, thank you! I mean, my shoulder didn't hurt that badly.

That was last week. But after a weekend of pain, this morning I caved in and made the call for an appointment. "Lucky for me", they were able to get me in after lunch. Yippee...more poking and arm twisting.

Okay, I have to admit that it wasn't as bad as I though it would be. Sure, they put me through some moves, but when all is said and done, my shoulder is actually feeling a lot better this afternoon than it was this morning. Who knows? I may even go back for my next appointment on Wednesday.


  1. Oh Kairle so sorry to hear about your shoulder. Hope it's feeling better soon. Hope they don't inflict a no sew ban on you ;-0

  2. sorry about your arm. please do take those appointments with physical therapy. it will help.....I know.

  3. Yes, Kairle, you Must go back to therapy. It will help. Tough getting OLD. I know. You have a long way to go. Hope you get feeling better. Eileen

  4. Oh, poor Kairle! I sure hope it's not your quilting arm! LOL! Sincerely, though, I DO hope the PT makes it feel better soon!

  5. Ouch, Kairle!! I have had that, too - it's a pain that just doesn't wanna go away, isn't it?
    I'm glad you're going to PT - that definitely will help. You don't want to hurt so badly that you can't quilt, do you? NO!!!

  6. Bummer, sore arm. Glad you went to PT, I highly recommend it. We wouldn't want you being no able to quilt.


  7. Darling bags, Kairle! You are so clever! Take care of your shoulder, and get well soon.