A Interview With A Knee Surgery Essay

1963 Words Oct 17th, 2016 8 Pages
Introduction Change can happen due to many different life events. For the individual that I interviewed her change happened because of a knee surgery she needed to have. She went from being an active person to someone who is now burdened by recovering from her surgery that is taking longer than what was originally predicted. Throughout her change she has had many challenges, risks, protective factors, help, and empowerment. Talking to her was easy as I am able to relate to this individuals’ story about her knee troubles. I have knee issues as well, and have looked into the process of having knee surgery to find out if it is something that might be in my future. As well, from talking to this individual my views on practice has changed. I now think of invisible health issues a lot more, and how to make sure all children and youth are given the same chance in a program. When I conducted the interview with this individual we had an informal meeting. Throughout the meeting we asked each other questions as she was asking me questions about my change that I recently made. We did our interviews while sitting on my couches, drinking lemonade and having a snack. Doing the interview this way allowed us to be open, comfortable, and to have a bit of fun, which is important so that we could give answers that are truthful and would help each other with our projects.
The Change
What happened to make the change
In June of 2016, the individual that I interviewed had knee surgery after…

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