Thursday, February 14, 2013

Three months since my nasty fall

It's been three months since my nasty fall.  I still have numbness, stiffness and soreness.  My symptoms seem a lot like carpal tunnel and arthritis and that may be how it is.  Carpal tunnel scares me because I don't like any of the treatments.  But I hope to get over it.  It takes six months to a year to recover from a broken wrist.

 I especially hate the tingling.   I sure hope that goes away!  It gets worse if I do too much.   I've been sewing and I have to be careful not to over do or it is past annoying and gets painful.   It is still pretty hard to use my heavy (and beloved) iron.  Most of the time (unless I over do), it is at the annoying level.

When I broke my wrist, I couldn't find much information on what recovery along the way was like.  I hope that this will help someone else who might be searching.

1 comment:

ddlip said...

I sprained my ankle a week ago today. Nothing glamorous, just rolled it in a hole in the sidewalk where a tree will soon be planted. It totally sucks depending on other people to take you places, hiring a dogwalker to help take care of your dog, and just sitting on your ass keeping it elevated and doing all the things you are supposed to do for a speedy recovery. The advice from friends is endless and not always consistent. Its so depressing thinking about all the things you would be doing if you werent injured. Yesterday was an amazing sunny day and I would have taken the day off to go for a hike.