MUSIC66's SparkPeople Blog MUSIC66's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community The waiting game Well my LTKR is twelve months and one week out now one waiting list since March 16 2015 knee has got worse my arthritis dr try to get them to do my right knee this year have been approved for wheelie walker have had a steriod shot in right knee been seeing ots and a pt and a pedierest she was not much help as RA and OA have gotten worse I also had a cellulitis infection which I had to ring the home dr have been on antibiotics my arthritis dr said RTKR to been done in March next year but he... Fri, 25 Sep 2015 02:58:47 EST Knee at two - three weeks My knee is going well it has such a big cut from the Your flower is the tulip pls copy and paste text below. <BR> <BR> The intention is to fill up Facebook with flowers to break the saturation of negative images and videos on your timeline. If you like this post I will give you a flower to post on your time line. I was assigned the LTKR I had 48 staples in knee here is a photo with out staples taken at two weeks <img src="">physio going ... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 00:46:51 EST LTKR On the 15th of sept had picc line <BR> Done then put into hospital ready for LTKR The op was on the 16th of September they did a spinal block and made me sort of sleepy I was done first on that morning I could hear the surgeon working on my knee could hear him sawing. Hammering and when he had finished heard him stapling knee op took 1and half hour he said there was a lot of damage to bone and tissues he said surgery was hard due to small knees but op went well was in recovery one an... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:50:03 EST Tkr Well I have a surgery date for a LTKR it will be the 15th of September at tbh feeling nervous as now only four weeks to go for new knee Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:10:09 EST Hysteroscopy today I fans breakfast at three this morning as op was in the afternoon so at 6:30am no food or drink got to hospital at. 8:00pm they put a canular in with guidance for ultra sound got it in right inside part of elbow did the check in up stairs at first they had wrong consent form they had my constant firm for the tkr they could not find the hysteroscopy one the found it after a while it was under her nose all alone got into hospital gown etc and red stockings sat down wired to he called for the... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:23:06 EST Preadmission. Up date and brain overload I had preadmission clinic for both surgeries saw a whole team of people ot etc picc lines booked for both surgeries so much info on LTKR brain overload surgery date for hysterscopy us 10:00am arrive a hospital on 29th of July for day surgery will been done in afternoon .LTKR no surgery date booked yet but should be in mid to late August getting nervis about both surgeries had blood tests staph swob and urine tests done also knee X-ray spent 7.5 hours at toowoomba base hospital got ... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 06:23:40 EST Preadmission clinic On the 1 st of July I have preadmission clinic for LTKR she said looks like both surgeries will be in August so as the hysterscopy does not clash threater bookings will asked booking nureses to book hysterscopy sooner rather than later as I am worried about both ops clashing she said she would make sure it does not happen as same hospital is doing both the minor gyno op and major ortho op getting nervice about both ops the smaller op is day surgery other op is a big Major op just... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:23:07 EST Test results Well after a one week delay got my ultra sound and Pap smear results back from gyno they where fine but he has booked me in for a Hysterscopy and mirina tone put in thearter he will take a biopsy of uterus etc it is a day surgery. So now I am on waiting list for two surgerys still no surgery date for LTKR so it's a race between surgeons at same hospital he said it is a 12 week wait for the procedure to be done if not booked by then I have to ring theatre bookings. Tue, 20 May 2014 05:22:17 EST Ultra sounds Today I had a pelvic ultra sound to find out way I am anemic they also did an internal ultra sound I get the results for them and Pap smear test on Tuesday the 13th of May from gyno appointment also they will book a hystoscopy for theatre to explore uterus more to find out what is going on. Also still waiting for surgery date for LTKR same hospital will do both ops they thinking about putting a mirina in when they do the Hystoscopy . Fri, 9 May 2014 05:00:16 EST Finally gynogolostic outpatient appointment Finally heard back from outpatients after a 14 month wait I have an appointment for gynogolostic on 15 th of April also had mammogram result came back clear Fri, 21 Mar 2014 06:53:15 EST New coffee machine I laybyed a new sunbeam cafe series cappuccino machine the day after Boxing Day as old machine had a leak and pump was not working well I even Descartes old machine and it was still faulty and out of warranty not worth fixing picked up new machine yesterday also it came with a really good coffee grinder and some merlo coffee beans they smelt great my son made a coffee yesterday and it tasted like heaven so pleased with new machine make awesome coffees. Also had axe serviced to day car goin... Thu, 6 Feb 2014 05:26:53 EST STILL WAITING FOR LTKR Well I was put on the waiting list for LTKR I was put on waiting list five months ago knee pain driving me up the wall and I am not sleeping well due to knee pain I had a good Xmas my three sons where home saw my parents and my brother inlaw and his wife came over Xmas even used our new BBQ my middle son turned 22 this week In April youngest son turns 18 pleat son will be 24 this year also had to laybyed a new cappuccino machine at the Boxing Day sale used my Xmas money for deposit went... Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:57:21 EST Knee XRay On the twenty of August went for knee X-ray eight months after knee arthroscopy X-ray showed up chronic arthritis in left knee surgeon said I need a TKR he said right knee needs one two he told me I am to young but he is got me on waiting list for LTkR surgery as I have lost knee fuction In both knee will do right knee later on he told me it will be a twelve month wait feeling nervise but I know I have made the right choice knees are driving me up the wall and wake me up at night <BR> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:01:02 EST seen orthopeadic. surgeon On tuesday i sawy orthepedic aurgwon agaim he is not happy about my knee. he has suggested i serioysly think about knee replacement surgery as knee is bone on bone so is my keft knee i gave six months to think about it because i am only 46 i am going to tell him yes i want the surgery . my fh ssid i should ask if they can do bith knees st once but not sure they will do two at once under the oybkuc system that is the lastest up date also i am anemic again so i have a refferal to see a gge... Sat, 9 Mar 2013 21:21:59 EST knee surgery well i gad knee surgery csncelled on oct 2012 as they could nit get a drip in arm rebooked with puccline 11th of december picc line done 10th of dember surgron told me left knee shot mri pick up the state if kbee knee lost s.lit if cartilage OA akso had tears in acl and minesuis had teRs repaaured but only tie over surgery For OA he said knee does need knee rrpkace ment but did not rrplace knee due to my age he saud I was too young i am nearly 46. he admitted. tieover surgery want keep... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 21:27:55 EST CAROLS BY CANDLE LIGHT Last night we had the carols by candle light last year was rained out so we did not get to sing but we did last night it was awsome exepriance and a blast there was10,000+ people there the stage and choir stalls where shaking from the noise of the big band .we had a four hour sound check yesterday before the performance after the sound check had subway for dinner and another bottle of water.After the carols where over they let of some fire works they to where awsome it was a exiting rush ... Sun, 4 Dec 2011 18:56:21 EST WEATHER Today the weather is nice and it is a spring day here . The sky is nice and blue as well. Wed, 21 Sep 2011 03:36:56 EST RAGDOLL KITTEN HOME WITH US AT LAST Today we went down to brisbane to pick up the kitten we got therein 2 hours picked up the kitten he meowed all the way home , he is a little nerves and sooky he is abig boy he is 14 weeks old this week the breeder gave us heaps of goodies for him like toy,s and food samples .We are trying to settle him in lol. we had a good trip there and back today. Sat, 20 Aug 2011 03:25:10 EST RAGDOLL KITTEN UP DATE I found out last night we can pick kitten up anytime we like he is now completely desexed and mirco chipped .So our plan is to go on a trip to brisbane on saturday 20 august to pick him up. My 15 year old son also brought him self a domestic short haired kitten he is white with a small bit of ginger he name is tabius he has settled in well he plays with our dog millie.We will get him desexed also he is mircochiped. Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:34:41 EST WEATHER Today the weather is sunny and windy with blue skies. Tue, 9 Aug 2011 02:40:11 EST NEW CONDUCTOR FOR CHOIR Last night rehearsals for choir started up again we now have a new conductor he is hugerian . we has worked in westeren australia . he know a lot about choirs so he looks like he knows what he is doing after rehearsal we had a meet and great super for him . Thu, 14 Jul 2011 01:01:43 EST SPITFIRE OUR RAGDOLL KITTEN We are getting a male ragdoll kitten he will be ready in august we are going to call him spit fire here is his photo. <img src=""> he is ablue point ragdoll he is so cute.He was born in brisbane and he is a pure bred ragdoll. Thu, 7 Jul 2011 03:50:19 EST OUR GREY FLUFFY CAT One thursday our cat called smokey was on the other side of the road he throught it was time to come on home so he happly ran back across our quite street but timed it wrong as he was crossing the road a ute came flying around the corner and ran him over he flew up in the air , then landed . he then ran up ton to our driveway and only made it a quarter way up then poor fellow clasped and died rip smokey rest in piece. Sat, 11 Jun 2011 21:38:45 EST WEATHER W e have had a cold and cloudy day here with a bit of sun. Tue, 24 May 2011 04:59:15 EST OUR CAT We got our female cat desexed in february the vet said she was nice and healthly took her back ten day later for check up he said she was looking good then about 4 weeks ago she got really sick and could not walk took her inside as she was not eating she got better three day later or so it seemed then 3 wednesday ago she did not eat her breaky again then she went missing for about 9 days then i smelt a bad smell but was not sure were it came from it was stnky it was as if something had ... Wed, 6 Apr 2011 23:11:02 EST SEEN SURGEON TODAY To day i went back down to brissy to get approval for surgery joint fusion on 2nd and 3rd fingers on left had so it has been approved i am on surgical waiting list. Mon, 31 Jan 2011 01:56:09 EST MONDAY A SCARY DAY TOOWOOMBA FLOOD One monday i had to go to brissy to see hand surgeon he said fingers are fusing well so the registar said have to see the head hand surgeon at the end of the month.I went down and back by ambulance bus on the way home we got to withcott it was starting to flood started up the range so i rang home to tell them i was not far away to go to the public hospital to pick me up you could here all the emergancy calles going over the amblance bus radio we saw start of the water and land slide on the ra... Fri, 14 Jan 2011 03:42:40 EST THE SOLOMON CD Last week i orded the cd of the choir performance of solomon performance in brisbane . I paid for the cd last night and choir and i was able to pick it up at choir practice last night . We have 3 preformances left for 2010 the st lukes christmas tree festival , 4GR mayor carols and wonder land christmas lights.Now back to the cd i listened to it this morning it sounded so professional , it was an excellant performance of two choirs and orchestra and harpicord . Wed, 24 Nov 2010 23:15:44 EST NOT MUCH HAPPENING Today there is not much to report today. Sun, 7 Nov 2010 23:49:15 EST SECOND PERFORMANCE OF SOLOMAN Tonight our choir went to brisbane to do the second performance of soloman it was awsome we had a full church and we did the piece with another choir and orchestra and harpicord it was recorded on cd .We did a better performance i brisbane it sound like the battle of the choirs it was electric we got a standing ovation . The condutor was evry proud of us all choirs ,orchestra and soloist it was fun to sing the fugal bits. Sat, 6 Nov 2010 12:22:15 EST FRIDAY Today is a rainy friday and it is gloomy and cloudy. Fri, 5 Nov 2010 00:30:29 EST THURDAY Today it is cool and over cast there is a slight breeze. Thu, 4 Nov 2010 00:50:41 EST WEDNESDAY Today i went shopping and got may grociers done the weather is great today. Wed, 3 Nov 2010 00:28:26 EST DOCTOR TODAY I went to see my ra doctor and he was pleased with how my surgery went he said it will take time for the swelling to go down on the fingers .He was happy with blood test result too. He also said i have to have a bone scan again as i need one every two years. Tue, 2 Nov 2010 00:39:13 EST TODAY Today it is over cast and cool. It is also the first day of the month. Mon, 1 Nov 2010 00:51:47 EST PERFORMANCE Today we did the first performance of soloman at st lukes .It was a lot of fun to sing. Sun, 31 Oct 2010 05:01:35 EST SATURDAY To day not much happening weather is nice and the birds are singing with blue skies and abit breezy lol. Sat, 30 Oct 2010 01:37:57 EST FRIDAY Today is a sunny friday and blue skies and a bit of a breeze . Fri, 29 Oct 2010 01:03:37 EST REHEARSAL LAST NIGHT The bus trip down to brisbane was great we got there early . we than started rehearsals it sounded like the battle of the choirs and orchestra . we had a lot of laughs also lol . We have our final rehearsal on sunday morning then sunday afternoon we perform in toowoomba then next saturday another rehearsal in brisbane then we perform there it shouldbe great they are recording the two concerts on cd again . Thu, 28 Oct 2010 03:17:16 EST REHEARSAL WITH ORCHESTRA Tonight in brisbane we have a rehearsal with the 2 choirs and orchestra in brisbane , organist , harpicord and soloists should be great. Wed, 27 Oct 2010 00:20:26 EST HUMID AND CLOUDY Today it is humid and cloudy and no breeze at all. Tue, 26 Oct 2010 01:00:55 EST MONDAY Today it is a sunny monday with a bit of cloud but warm weather. Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:46:35 EST CHOIR REHEARSAL Today we had a choir rehearsal with Qums and Toowoomba choral society it was great wew had a BBQ , Onion and salad and breadwith sace cold drinks or tea or coffee. rehearsals started at 11:30 am till 5:00PM . WE HAD A LOT OF FUN WITH THE FUGAL PARTS OF SOLOMAN . Wednesday night we will go to brisbane for a full on rehearsal with solo ist and full orchestra organ and harpicord as well. Sun, 24 Oct 2010 05:03:09 EST SATURDAY Today is saturday and the weather is warm it is 28 degrees celsus. It is a bit over cast too. Sat, 23 Oct 2010 02:00:08 EST SPAMALOT WAS SO ROFLLY AWSOME Last night i was rofl lol so much as i saw spamalot it was so awsomely funny even more funnyer than the holy grail that it is based on the lighting and sound effects where awsome my son played guiter , banjo and ukalali inthe orchestra they had gun fire sounded as through someone was shooting the orchestra the cast was sooooo funny . even my dh was laughing.I nearly peed my self i laugh ed so much even my stomach hurt and eyes watered it is a must see musical it had a good turn out good fun ... Fri, 22 Oct 2010 00:18:13 EST GOING TO SEE SPAMALOT Tonight i am going to the empire theatre to see spamalot it should be rofl lol . Thu, 21 Oct 2010 00:36:30 EST shower of rain Todsay was over cast and we had a shower of rain i don,t mind cause the dams in toowoomba still need more and more rain looks like we will have a stormy summer. Wed, 20 Oct 2010 01:31:35 EST WEATHER Today the weather is nice with blue skies and sun. Tue, 19 Oct 2010 00:16:20 EST NICE WEATHER Today is a nice warm sunny day so i went for a walk and dropped of the flyers for soloman in letter boxs . I got them all delivered . Mon, 18 Oct 2010 00:38:14 EST COLD NIGHT Last night was cold as it was 3 degrees celsus and it is spring here brrrrrrrrrrrrrr.But it was nice and sunny today. Sun, 17 Oct 2010 05:01:32 EST