Down for the Count

woman head on pillow

Sorry, friends. I’ve not been posting much. My right shoulder started hurting in mid-May and hasn’t gone away. The pain at times is excruciating.

I was referred to a sports medicine doctor this past Monday. He diagnosed my right shoulder with rotator cuff injury with tendonitis, as well as bursitis and trapezius strain.

I don’t know how long it will take me to get better. He gave me anti-inflammatory gel to rub on four spots of my shoulder twice a day, and directions on how to move my right arm to allow for healing of the tissue and muscles in my shoulder.

I had an x-ray and CAT scan of my shoulder and neck last week. It didn’t show anything torn or pinched.

The sports medicine doctor said he does have injections he could give me via ultrasound guidance and that they aren’t cortisone shots. He does numb the area before putting in the needles. My course of treatment, I think, will last at least six weeks. He has the shots as the last resort, but I’m getting tired of the pain and may request them earlier. I’ve already called his nurse just a little while ago because of the pain.

If I try and calculate how many hours I’m able to sit up (only when eating) and stand and walk (up to 10 minutes), that would probably be around 45 minutes the whole day. 😦

So, basically, I’ve been miserable. Praying healing comes sometime in the near future.

I’m not sure when I’ll get another post out. Thank you for sticking with me.

 

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Me with PofP final print copy April 27 2020

Radio Talk

 

This is my newest radio interview on John’s radio show. There’s a bit of a skipping sound in the call that we don’t know what caused that, but you can hear us well, in any case. Thanks so much, John! Hope you all enjoy listening and learning a bit more about me, my novel, my writing, and other upcoming works.

 

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Pick up your copy of Passage of Promise  via Amazon or Barnes & Noble!

Me with PofP final print copy April 27 2020

 

Ebook vs. Print Book

the many pages of Passage of Proimise April 1 2020

My debut novel, Passage of Promise, will be published on Friday, May 1, 2020.

The book will be available in both digital and print forms. The digital version will be available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple Books, Indigo, and other sites.

The print version will be available on Barnes & Noble and Amazon. Although, I’m not quite positive my print book will be there on Amazon on the publication date because as of right now, it’s showing it’s unavailable, when this morning, it showed the price and the ability to pre-order it.

I had read that some authors have had problems with Amazon in the past with regards to the retailer cooperating with authors in taking print orders from different printing platforms than their own.

I’m hoping this does not happen with my book for my readers.

If you are a person who likes to read from physical books like I do and Amazon is causing problems or not cooperating when you order, please go to Barnes & Noble’s website and order the print copy there.

If you’re into reading ebooks, any of the sites I mentioned earlier in this post will work.

For me, I spend enough time reading fellow writers’ chapters when critiquing them online and other sites online; therefore, I’m not keen reading a hundred or more pages of a book online. But that’s just my own taste, and I’m older and old fashioned. 😀

You can pre-order on Barnes & Noble, ebook or print copy, and on the other retailer sites for ebook (not sure for Amazon with regards to print copy as I said) pre-orders.

I hope you consider getting a copy of my debut novel, and if you do, that you enjoy Marina’s story. 🙂

Me with PofP final print copy April 27 2020

 

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