THINGS ARE PROGRESSING on Knee REPLACEMENT
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
You asked and asked the date of my knee replacement. I so appreciate the kindness and concern of all of my Spark Friends.
Today I saw the anesthesiologist and she asked me questions, I asked her questions, my friend who is my health power of attorney asked questions. We both liked her very much. I told her one time I had surgery and they were going to take me to my room and I told them I couldn't breathe. They said you are breathing. I said, no, I can't breathe and they put oxygen on me and kept me in recovery a while longer. The oxygen did miracles. This lady told me I did the right thing.
She told me they would not put me out, that they would numb me from the waist down and not overdo it on the anesthesia but she would be right there to take care of me.
Now the 16th I see the cardioligist for a stress test and he has to fill out some papers if I can have the surgery or not, then they will give me a date.
So you are up to date.
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