alpaca princess (renniekins) wrote,
alpaca princess

Blah, too early

Woke up this morning at 5:30am with my left leg hurting too much to go back to sleep. This is unfortunate, since my alarm doesn't go off until 7:30 and I wasn't asleep until after midnight....

Took some advil and tried to go back to sleep, but at 6:20 I gave up and got up for the day. I put away the dishes in the kitchen, now I am eating bananana nut cheerios. (I know how to spell banana, I just have trouble stopping.) I need to do some puttering about anyway, my house is a disaster area.

I had knee surgery on May 7, so today is my two-month anniversary. Nice way to celebrate it, being too sore to sleep. The weird thing is that, while my knee hurts (particularly when I straighten it), my hip seems to hurt more. By "hip" I really mean butt, top outer thigh, sit bone, and maybe lower back. I expect it's related to the knee issue in some way. It's not very easily to define; I just know that it hurts, I don't like it, and I don't know what to do about it.

Is this what getting old is like? Will more body parts just gradually join in the cacophony until I can't even think over all the noise?
Tags: health, knees
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