I had my stitches removed yesterday. It was a really odd feeling - someone tugging at your skin. My nurse at RNOH had said that I had clips in to hold the cuts together but we found out yesterday that there was no clips in sight. A bit odd. But I was glad as it meant that it wouldn't hurt as much for me.
All in all it was weird letting her touch and pull about my knee. I still didn't like it. Because of the problem I have, I have hated my knees being touched by anyone, doctors, nurses, even people who just rest their hand on it because I was so scared that even the slightest budge would push it out of place. I was secretly hoping that this fear would be overcome now that I know that my knee is more stable but I guess only time will tell if that can happen.
But you'll be pleased to know that I am healing very nicely. It's amazing how just removing stitches can make you feel different, I can't exactly tell you why and how it does but it just feels more relaxed. Which is great.
My first physio appointment has also been arranged for two weeks time! I'm intrigued to know where I'll be in terms of recovery by then so I am looking forward to it in someways.
All of my family and jake have been amazing helping me do things and get around. Without their support God knows where I'd be. I will be grateful to do things independently in a few weeks time though (hopefully.) Jake came back from uni for a few days so that we could spend time together, I'm so glad he did. As much as I love family it has been nice to just have him for company.
So until next time leanneonlife readers, Leanne x