Illness & Injury

Take Care (a personal blog)

We want to make it easier for you to take care of yourself and your loved ones.

The Urban Dictionary says the phrase “take care” is, “used when saying goodbye to family and friends. To be careful.” It is not ironic that I use the phrase take care with…. EVERYONE. Cashiers, waiters, anyone at all with whom I have exchanged any amount of words. I could say, “Goodbye” but that seems awkward to… read more

Do What They Tell You, and More

ACL Surgery, Part 2 Six weeks ago I posted that I was about to undergo surgery to replace my completely torn ACL. It’s been a long six weeks, but it has gone exceptionally well. Not saying I want to do it again! But my mantra which got me through this was, “Do What They Tell… read more

For All Things a Season and a Reason–ACL Surgery

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The beginning of aVivoPur began nearly two decades ago, when I struggled with knee pain in both knees so bad I could not climb the stairs at the school where I taught. Told to have surgery, I was nearly ready to resign myself to the expense and pain of having both knees “cleaned up.” Furthermore… read more