So, I saw the doctor today about the pain in my left knee.
Nothing readily wrong with it.
So, he prescribed an anti-inflammatory and sent me for x-rays. I go back a week from Thursday to review the x-rays and see how things are. If I’m lucky, I’ve just unwittingly pulled a muscle or tendon or something and I’ll be better by then. Otherwise, if the x-ray shows nothing, then he said next is an MRI… I kind of wish he hadn’t offerred that next step up to me… just something else to obsess about.
Kind of like how I spent the day trying to figure out if maybe I lock my knees when I stand, thus putting undue stress on them. Half the people I spoke to today, I asked if they locked their knees when they stand… So, they all checked and became equally self-conscious about how they stand. Poll, public service, public menace, your choice, but do you lock your knees when you stand?
I got the prescription filled about 5pm this afternoon. And within an hour of taking it, the knee fet pretty much normal. Aside from the concern over whether or not I lock my knee, you know. Powerful drugs apparently. So, a partial yay at least!