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Friday, 1 March 2019

As he peeled me...

off the ceiling, I think our little chat over the telephone  rang true.  The osteopath  suggested it might be the meniscus which had decided to go walk about.  
‘There is no way that you will be able to bend my knee!’ I said in my very best Lady Docker voice.
He snifferly replied
‘I have over 200 ways to tackle getting the meniscus safely back into your knee!
I felt suitably chastened and thought to myself Ted has a point: why can’t I just let the experts get on with their job, without my two penneth?  I do have previous!

Crabbing up the stairs, I eventually flop like a beached whale onto his couch, where he attempts the very thing I said he wouldn’t be able to do.  The squawk, screech, blood curling cry reached the channel tunnel entrance hard on the heels of a train off on a jolly to Paris. 
Running into the arse end of the train it bounced back, reverberating along the tunnel exiting on the British side with all the vibrato of a mystical creature in extreme pain.  

Brexit will never happen now...

‘Sacre bleu!’

‘What was that?
Entente cordiale eat your heart out?

Anyway back to the couch.

‘Oh dear!’ he said
‘You do seem to have severe infammation!’
I could have frigging told you
that, I ungraciously thought!

It is marginally better now, I go back next Wednesday for more torture, oops I mean treatment... wish me luck!




12 comments:

  1. Even more OUCH.
    More rest needed I guess

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    1. Yes Sue, walking through the pain hasn’t been the answer, so I now sit and read and sew... frustration in every stitch, I ought to say!

      LX

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  2. I hope, when you are cured, these award winning diatribes will continue to flow for any reason.

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  3. I am afraid they will Joanne, in no small part due to the skewered way I view the world. # Always look on the bright side of life! # has been my mantra, life is too blooming precious and short to do otherwise.

    LX

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  4. Having a dodgy knee myself, I sympathise. Me; I just grin and bear it, and scream inwardly.

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    1. Like you Cro, aches and pains I ignore, My knee this time was working to a different agenda. After all the hard physical work I have done in my life, I am lucky to have got this far with only minor niggles.

      LX

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  5. There was a programme on TV a couple of nights ago that showed that a pain could be born for longer by giving you a different one....ie the guy had heat applied to his arm and it turned out he could stand much more heat if his foot was in freezing cold water! There's an idea for you for next time with the torturer !! Hope it get better soon...sounds horrendous. x

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    1. We have recorded that programme. I will watch today because crumbs is it giving me jip at the mo. I need an intravenous injection of peeled grapes pronto!

      LX

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  6. Sounds as though you won't be back on stage at the Folies Bergere any time soon.
    Enjoy your stitching - but don't aggravate your thumb - though perhaps that could be an advantage, given the pain theory Frances has mentioned...

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    1. You know me so well! Not least for shimmying into the scanty costume, knicks notwithstanding, as it were!?!

      LX

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  7. How is the knee getting on? I think you had another appointment for torture yesterday? X

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    1. Hmmm... I did Frances. It is still very painful, the osteopath seems to think I have torn the meniscus... who knew? I am now waiting for a referral from the doctor to an orthopaedic surgeon, Must admit I am hobbling with more style and panache and less grimaces... an improvement all round, I’d say!

      LX

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