8 weeks since the operation and I am still getting a lot of pain in both hands but it may be showing some signs of improving…..or I may just be trying to convince myself that it is.
Certainly hadn’t been prepared for such a long recovery period. Surgeon doesn’t seem too concerned, though I have now apparently also got tendinitis in both wrists to add to the fun.
Driving is painful, holding a pen is even more difficult than before but I have managed a couple of brief sessions on Squeak (clarinet). So be warned neighbours the peace & quiet may not last!
Going off at a bit of a tangent to my normal blog posts but still relevant to my progress (or lack of) in learning to play clarinet .
For many years I have had carpel tunnel syndrome, this makes the hands go numb when not in use, especially at night. As it got worse over the years I felt I was losing control of my fingers. First I had problems holding a pen, then found I could no longer touch type. Couldn’t be helping with my attempts to learn clarinet but didn’t want to make excuses.
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Fishing boats by Brighton Beach
A cold, wet, windy, mid-winter day, maybe not everyone’s idea of the perfect time for a day trip to the beach.
See England Page or click here to read how it went.
Trip to New Zealand in the planning stages. Motorhome from Auckland in the North to Christchurch in the South. Hobbiton and Milford Sound are on the “Must See” list.
I just want to see Mountains….