Revision Surgery Update 10/13

Not a great deal to say. I went to see the surgeon about a week ago. Everything way healing normally. I’ve passed that early stage of aches and pains, and I can now go back to things like ibuprofen or naproxen for my odd attacks of joint pain. I had some minor feedback from the…… Continue reading Revision Surgery Update 10/13

3D Printing, not for the faint of heart

I’m currently awaiting some parts, but I’m getting ahead of myself. Starting about a week and a half ago, just after things started working, things stopped working reliably. Isn’t that always the case? In particular, the x-axis would “slip”. What I mean by that is that the zero point would move, so instead of a…… Continue reading 3D Printing, not for the faint of heart

To Take a Knee

Up to now the protest on the part of the football players has been somewhat abstract for me. I have been sympathetic for sure, but it didn’t touch me directly. I was appalled at how a clear statement about the continuation of bigotry, prejudice and inequality under the laws of the USA being peacefully demonstrated…… Continue reading To Take a Knee

SRS – Revision – October 2017

I originally talked with my surgeon about having developed a tight spot around eighteen  months ago. At the time his advice was to step up on dilation and to use my thumb to put pressure on the scar “ring” that had formed. Unfortunately, nothing I did seemed to make any difference. This was complicated by…… Continue reading SRS – Revision – October 2017

Anti Drama

It’s Sunday evening and I’ve had the last solid food before surgery. Tomorrow is about having a liquid diet interspersed with powerful antibiotics meant to kill every microbe in my gut and other powerful bactericides to kill those on my body. All of which ends with a power, well, I’ll leave the last to your…… Continue reading Anti Drama