On April 15, 2009, my pet sitting client and close buddy, Sophie, pulled me towards the edge of sidewalk at such a quick pace that I was unable to stop myself from falling and consequently I broke my left kneecap in four pieces and was rushed to the hospital was scheduled for surgery the following morning.
When I woke from surgery my kneecap looked like this but despite the unattractive worm-like scar life went on as usual (regular trips to the gym, walking dogs at break neck speeds, yoga, jogging, etc) until one year ago when I started to feel a great deal of discomfort after exercising too intensely. As the year went on bumps were protruding from my kneecap so I headed to my surgeon's office in October to
get x-rays. Much to my surprise, it was wires rather than screws that were causing me so much discomfort so it was recommended that I have them removed.
As you read this today I will be undergoing minor surgery and I will be up and around as good as new by Sunday! I am not looking forward to this at all but knowing that you are here to lend a supportive paw and hand is very comforting to me! I will report back on Sunday to let you know how well I am doing, okay?