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AOA talks about the recovery of our bodies after a long term abusive relationship, the connection to the body and getting knee surgery. M
I have always been a “fixer”. I want to make things better, and be part of the solution. There are many things that, though “fixed” to the best of human ability, do not return to their original state.
Starting with the physical body, as that is my current experience. My right knee had endured a lifetime of overuse and arthritic deterioration. It was to a point of brokenness where nothing could be done to “fix” it, other than to go deep inside and try to “fix” the joint inside my body, by replacing it with a new part. In order to get to that spot in my body, other parts had to be “broken”, namely the muscles which had to be cut in order to get to the troubled spot.
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