Tag Archives: Shoulder

Long Slow Road to Recovery

I’ve been working on ever so slowly recovering from my shoulder surgery.  In order to not get discouraged, I’ve been purposefully taking things ridiculously slowly.  In part because I don’t want to injure myself and suffer a setback. Also, I … Continue reading

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Minor Setback

My shoulder has been feeling pretty good lately. I was thinking that it was time to start getting back to the gym, even if I was only doing my physical therapy exercises there. I figured I’d get some motivation, and … Continue reading

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Shoulder Surgery

Recently (a couple months ago now I guess), my shoulder started hurting again. At first, it was just a teeny tiny twinge. Even so, as soon as I felt that slight bit of discomfort, I started babying the shoulder. Despite … Continue reading

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Another Shoulder Update

Two weeks ago: Tried a tiny bit of a workout.  Shoulder press w/dumbbells.  5 @ 15lbs. 5 @ 20lbs. 3 @ 25lbs. Form started going, so I stopped there.  Tried a pullup for the first time in months. Didn’t quite get … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plan…

“Everything always changes. The best laid plan lasts until the first arrow leaves the bow.” -Matrim Cauthon (The Fires of Heaven by Robert Jordan) Life’s little detours. You’ve gotta keep on your toes to deal with them!  I’d previously planned … Continue reading

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Down, but Definitely NOT Out

So I was finally home on a Saturday for the first time in about a month so I was able to do my measurements for the first time in awhile. The OCD part of me insists that measurements always be … Continue reading

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Shoulder Update

So! Now that I have seen an orthopedic surgeon… (two of them, in fact!) I know why you don’t diagnose yourself.  I made a fairly reasonable educated guess for someone who hasn’t even taken a biology class in almost 20 … Continue reading

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