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6 weeks after surgery

Saturday, April 25, 2015      6 comments

This is the end of my 6 weeks from surgery. We have had lots of rain and my knee hurt a lot with having therapy 2 days in a row then skipping a day and having pt again. The last time they upped the amount of weights that I am lifting with my leg... Read more

Very hard week.

Sunday, April 19, 2015      8 comments

I know I have not been on SP very much this week. It has been a crazy week. My therapist changed my appointment times. I had pt on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday in stead of Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. plus going to see my orthopedist on Tues... Read more

Hard week

Saturday, April 11, 2015      5 comments

This week was very hard with pt from my surgery. They are starting to help me walk with a cane. This is hard since I am only 8 months out from the other knee replacement. I was so scared that I was shaking, but on the good side I am now able to ... Read more

Back to work

Saturday, April 04, 2015      1 comments

My dr said I could work 4 hours a day to start with, leg is doing better. I am getting stronger slowly.... Read more

Dr's visit last Tuesday

Sunday, March 29, 2015      1 comments

I went to see my orthro last Tuesday and when they pulled the stitches out they said my leg looked a little red and put me on an antibiotic. They said they thought that it was a skin infection. I will be going back to see the dr on Tuesday. Hope... Read more

Second knee replacement

Saturday, March 21, 2015      6 comments

I am almost 2 week of recovery from total knee replacement. On the second night from surgery I almost fell getting out of the bed to use the restroom even with help getting up. That was very scary not to mention on the day I went home the PT wan... Read more

Upcoming surgery

Saturday, March 07, 2015      5 comments

On Monday I will be having total knee replacement on my other knee. About 4 weeks ago I was at work and when I stood up I could not put any weight on my right leg. My co workers call an ambulance and was taken to the emergency room. They gave me... Read more

Snow and Ice

Saturday, February 28, 2015      3 comments

We have gone from bitter cold to snow and ice this week. Where I work has been closed for 2 days because of the weather. I will be so glad when the weather gets warmer. I am tired of having cold feet.... Read more

Very rough week.

Saturday, February 21, 2015      2 comments

It seems that I caught the stomach flu. I also think some of the meds they gave me at the hospital has messed me up also. I went from being constipated to diarrhea with stomach cramps. I am getting so tired of these set backs I want so much to g... Read more

Total knee replacement on other knee

Saturday, February 14, 2015      1 comments

On Tuesday I was at work and when I got up out of my chair I could not put any weight on my right leg. My boss called an ambulance and so off I went to the hospital emergency room. All they did was give me a muscle relaxer and pain medication. ... Read more

Sciatica really hurts.

Saturday, February 07, 2015      3 comments

It seems that I have developed sciatica on my left side now and so I am in therapy for that. I have had 3 sessions so far and hope my left side gets to feeling better soon.... Read more

Ortho

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      2 comments

I went to see my orthopedist again the muscle I pulled was not doing much better. So now it is what is called massage therapy. He is wanting to do this before doing an mri on the muscle. I hope this helps my muscle. It is very painful.... Read more

Knee recovery no no.

Sunday, January 18, 2015      3 comments

I did a no no on my knee recovery. I became lazy and didn't do my exercises so my recovery has slowed down. I started back yesterday with riding my recumbent bike, walked on the treadmill, and did my leg exercises. Yes I am sore but I am working... Read more

We can't give up

Saturday, January 10, 2015      3 comments

There are days that I say it is too hard with recovery from knee surgery and want to give up, then I think about our wounded warriors and how long and hard they work on getting to where they can walk, talk, or even have piece of mind. That is wh... Read more

Back to work after Christmas break.

Saturday, January 03, 2015      0 comments

I will be going back to work on Monday after being off for 17 days for Christmas break. I have been bored and letting the big muscle in my left leg heal. I did not make it 1 block with out the cane but I will keep on working on it. Next week wil... Read more


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