Category: Life

  • A bumpy road

    A bumpy road

    I do like adventures. Smooth roads and concrete paths are easier but way less appealing. Uneven trails, on the other hand, they’re harder but much more interesting. When it comes to holidays, I’m all for it. But in my knee rehab? Nope, I’ll pass, thanks.

  • A new normal

    A new normal

    I’m surprised at myself. I spent a really great Easter at Bluesfest in Byron Bay, listening to some amazing musicians, marvelling at their skills, and admiring their many beautiful guitars. Music makes me very happy, and if it’s live all the better. Through all of this auditory bliss, though, one small thought kept creeping in: […]

  • Something in the air

    Something in the air

    A cool breeze is blowing this morning, ridding us of the baked heat that normally sets in by 6am. It’s been coming on for about a week but this morning it’s definitive: Summer is over. In the North, seasons don’t pass through the cycle of Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring the same way as other places. […]

  • On track

    On track

    “You’ll need to do these for when you’re back walking hills.” I was internally doing fist-pumps at that statement, whilst outwardly playing it cool. I’m certain my physio didn’t notice as she worked on my knee. She was referring to a new set of exercises that are preventative so that I don’t get this all over […]

  • Wet season meditations

    Wet season meditations

    It has been raining today.

  • Treatment commences

    Treatment commences

    It has been a week since my first knee treatment with Platelet Rich Plasma injections. The news about my patellar tendon was not great, as expected. The benefit from that was the injection at least didn’t hurt. I have had problems with my knee for a few years, namely some missing and torn cartilage that […]