Monday, May 5, 2014

Blue Monday - Here We Go Again!

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I've injured my left shoulder; I felt a "knife" sharp tear, accompanied by a severe pain. Backward movement of my left arm is painful. Since then, I have had a hard time sleeping. My family physician sent me for x-rays. Upon review of the x-rays, he sent me to an orthopedic surgeon, who gave me a shot and sent me for a MRI scan.

This past Saturday, I had the MRI taken. One happy part of this adventure is the many Blues I found. The MRI waiting room was full of Blue. I suppose because it's a relaxing color. There are some Blue toys in the basket under the window.



There are three similar Blue pictures hanging in the room, along with several Blue chairs.



You can see the Blue water bottle in this shot, and also the Blue band of color around the floor.



The walls leading to the MRI scanner are painted a soft Blue.


Then, there is some Blue on the side of the machine. It's a noisy sucker. The worst part is that you MUST hold absolutely still. 



I'll find out the results this week; of course, I'll keep you informed.

Something else has come to my attention that will make us Blue. La Voice, from Thoughts from Meme's Corner has been ill and is in need of your prayers. She's a regular participant on Blue Monday, so I thought you'd want to know.

Happy Blue Monday!



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41 comments:

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

At least they seem to know that blue is soothing in the medical facility!

Annesphamily said...

Blue is a very calming color! My first MRI reminded me of a dump truck careening down the highway! LOL! Feel better soon. SO many having various issues with their health. Prayers coming your way. The beauty of that MRI is no radiation! Yeaaaaaa.
Happy blue Monday. Take care Sally. Hugs, Anne

Annesphamily said...

Sally, if you have not heard that LV (LaVoice) is ill e mail me. I will send her address. Suzanne (her niece at ColoradoLady asked we send cards. She became ill last week and they don;t know what is wrong with her. Hugs, anne

Simone Weichenhain said...

Beautiful blue. I hope you are doing better soon <3

Rob Hunt said...

Hi Sally, sorry to hear that you somehow hurt your shoulder. Pain sure gets in the way of doing what you want to get done. Thank you for hosting Blue Monday.Lots of blue while you waited.
Rob

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Sally, so sorry to hear that you hurt your shoulder. so painfully. Hope the MRI results lead to a solution that is kind to you. Suzanne had also written on her blog that LaVoice was feeling very poorly and I am sending LV a card in the morning. LaVoce has been such a wonderful visitor and commenter to so many and I hope that she will be feeling better soon. Thank you for Blue Monday.
Joy

jeannettestgermain said...

Hope they'll give you the right treatment for your shoulder and you'll be out of paint soon, Sally!

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Hope you'll have a speedy recovery, Sally! Happy Blue Monday and thank you for hosting :) Crispy Autumn greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

sillarit said...

Shoulder pain, I can relate, For nearly a year I could not lift my hand, or put it behind my back because of a frozen shoulder. I hope your gets better soon.

Ritva

Jenny Short said...

Sally, I could not load my blog to your meme. After I put up the photo from my blog it wouldn't go farther. I tried twice. xo Jenny at Two Tumbleweeds.

Gerald (SK14) said...

sorry to hear about your shoulder - hope it gets better before too long

Minoru Saito said...

Hi! I hope you pain your pain will be removed soon. Thanks for sharing.

Anni said...

I'm sorry to hear about your shoulder, I hope you will be out of pain soon!

The paintings in your photos looks a lot like something drawn by Monet!

Happy Blue Monday!

Luis Das said...

Hallo Sally,
einen schönen "BLAUEN MONTAG" wünscht,
Luis

travelwithintent.com said...

Oh Sally, you poor thing. I don't envy you having an MRI scan but glad the blues helped a little. I hope my quirky little blue men cheer you up. Happy Blue Monday and get better soon

Phoebe Thomas said...

Sorry to hear you've injured your shoulder; I feel for you as I've just come back from the physio for a shoulder injury too! This is only my 2nd time here at Blue Monday but when you see my post on the Blue Church in Bratislava, you'll know why I just had to be here! I hope they sort your shoulder out soon, these things can drag on and on.

Krzysiek Helak said...

Sorry for your injury and I love your cheerfulness even in such moments :)

Hannah said...

Sorry to hear about your shoulder problems, I hope it is better soon. You are so good at finding blue everywhere. My pajamas are blue.;-)

Alexa said...

Hope the MRI reveals something easily fixable. (And I'll keep La Voice in my thoughts as well.)

edenhills said...

Oh no! I hope it isn't serious and you are feeling better soon.

Ileana said...

Sorry to hear about your shoulder.Hope you will be out of pain soon! Take care,dear Sally!

Jim said...

I had x-rays today too after I had a fall and landed on my hand. Luckily there was no fracture. Hope everything is well with you too.

Sarah~Magnolia Surprise said...

So sorry about your shoulder, Sally. Hope it mends soon! I learned about LaVoice yesterday on Suzanne's blog -- I'll be sure to send her a card. Won't she be surprised at all that she receives! So, I'll be thinking of you both :)

Nick Va said...

Hope you are feeling 100% soon, Sally.
Thanks for hosting.

Nick V. said...

Some of our blue trains in Melbourne, Sally.
Get well soon!

My name is Riet said...

You find your blues everywhere Sally.:)))
I hope you will be better soon. Happy BM

evao28269 said...

yeah, blue is calming; I hope you are doing better :)

Leovi said...

Yes, a soft, soothing blue!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Hi Sally

I hope all will be well with your shoulder. Please rest and heal...I will keep you in my prayers.

I am trying to add the link to the "Fabege Giant Easter Egg Hunt" post on my blog to Blue Monday but for some reason I am not seeing it show up? It may be a Linky problem?

I am also praying for LaVoice!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

No worries ! I refreshed the page and my post came through. Happy Blue Monday!

Nora at Island Rambles said...

hope you feel better soon and get the test results. cheers.

Black Jack's Carol said...

I hope your shoulder will soon be much better. You did a wonderful job of finding all kinds of blues to make the best out of a not so great situation! My thoughts will be with La Voice!

photodoug said...

Sally, trust your results will be good. Thanks for sharing your MRI blues.

miradordesign said...

Hi Sally, sorry to hear of your injury and I do hope the MRI shows that it's not too severe! Blue is such a calming colour that it's used in many hospitals all over the world. I hope my flowers will help you feel better too!

Also, hearing about LaVoice, who I really admire, could you try to get this picture to her to say that her fellow bloggers forget-her-not and hope she recovers soon!

Thanks, Sarah x

MrS. E said...

Hopefully they get things figured out so you can get on the mend soon!

For some reason Mr.Linky doesn't like me, but I have posted to join in:
http://mischievouscrafts.blogspot.ca/2014/05/blues.html
~Elysia

Alexa T said...

Hello Sally! Hope that everything is fine and you're ok. All the best and lots of good health! And lots of positivity: HBM!Alexa T

marshaleith said...

Have to jump through hoops to comment I found!!
Is that a Monet print in the waiting room?
Hope your shoulder heals.

Maria Gagliano said...

Hope you are feeling fine and that waiting room is definitely relaxing.

bettyl-NZ said...

Blue seems to be everywhere you go! So sorry to hear about your arm. I will keep you in my prayers as well as Lavoice.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Couldn't resist coming back to share just one more beautiful blue desert sky!

Jeannie and Linda said...

Hi Sally, so sorry about your shoulder, will say a prayer. Hope that it is feeling better today.
Jeannie