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no knee infection, please....

Saturday, September 26, 2009      5 comments

My knee surgeon is concerned the gum infection will spread to my knee and I need to keep a close watch after I am off antibiotics from the teeth extractions on Monday. He said I may have to get blood cultures and culture of fluid in the knee. ... Read more

2 teeth coming out on Monday

Friday, September 25, 2009      5 comments

I have to have 2 teeth (in the front) pulled on this coming Monday. I will eventually have a bridge and the cost of that is overwhelming. Thank goodness I will be able to have a temporary until January and then the bridge done then to get the ... Read more

Okay, what next...tooth to be extracted

Wednesday, September 23, 2009      2 comments

I don't need this...I have an infected tooth that defied treatment and now it has to be pulled. Need a crown and even with insurance it will be a lot of money...guess my retirement account is going to pay for that. I am grateful I have some mo... Read more

Doing a blog in eve for a change...

Tuesday, September 22, 2009      2 comments

I usually blog early in the a.m. but today I was up at 4:30 and out of the house by 5:30 to go swim before work. I was in the therapeutic pool a full 45 minutes and swam and did leg exercises by the edge of the pool. The water is 92 degrees and... Read more

Up early to walk on treadmill...

Monday, September 21, 2009      5 comments

I gotta get movin if I'm gonna do it. Having my second big cup of coffee first and am just trying to wake up good goal is 30 minutes on the treadmill and I have to make sure I have time to take a shower before I leave for work...Stil... Read more

Thanks for Spark Friends....

Sunday, September 20, 2009      4 comments

Thank goodness for Spark Friends who sent nice thoughts my way on my "downer" blog yesterday. I am feeling better today after staying in my room 14 hours (with bathroom breaks, of course). Had a light supper of yogurt and green grapes. ... Read more

Trying to

Saturday, September 19, 2009      6 comments

It's hard some days when I know the challenges of the arthritis keep popping up. I just had left knee replacement 3 months ago and that went so very well. Some day I will need the right done also as that knee is bone-on-bone but not extremely ... Read more

Good knee, not so good hands...

Friday, September 18, 2009      2 comments

My three month postop check up of my knee replacement was good. Have to keep active. Saw hand surgeon yesterday and I have trigger thumb which is causing quite a bit of pain and thickening of tendon in thumb. He wants to fix it and at the sam... Read more

Doctor visit to follow up knee replacement...

Wednesday, September 16, 2009      2 comments

I definitely have to bring my list of questions regarding my seems I always forget to ask something....have some issues with my incision and numbness and stiffness and need to know if that is normal or not. Keeping the knee active is ... Read more

Mentally better, but have huge head/neck ache....

Sunday, September 13, 2009      3 comments

Didn't sleep well last night because I couldn't get comfortable in bed. My neck hurt and then my head. Tried ice which helped some and must have rearranged my pillows about 300 times. Woke up once during night and watched the movie, "My Life,... Read more

Walked 45 minutes today...about 2.5 miles...

Saturday, September 12, 2009      6 comments

Even though I got a slow start this morning I went for a walk and was gone anhour but rested about 15 minutes before coming home. I estimate I walked about 2.5 miles and now I plan to go swimming. I feel much better already. Just have to be s... Read more

Slept in late I gotta move it, move it!!!

Saturday, September 12, 2009      1 comments

I have been up an hour and have only Sparked and ate breakfast so far. I have to take my vitamins and Rx's and go for a walk...Will blog after I go 3 miles...... Read more

Sunday morning blues...

Sunday, September 06, 2009      5 comments

So glad Monday is a day off.... I might have overdone shopping, etc yesterday and am feeling funky and achey. At this point 7:15 a.m. I am waiting for the pool to open at 9:00 so I can swim and do water exercises. I will even get on the statio... Read more

Gotta go see surgeon re: knee replacement results

Friday, September 04, 2009      5 comments

Don't know if my knee is really good, as I have had extreme numbness on one side and stiffness. Talked to nurse a couple of weeks ago and she thought it sounded okay. Apparenlty I don't have infection but will feel reassured after I see the do... Read more

Feeling tired and worn out....

Tuesday, September 01, 2009      8 comments

Dealing with my arthritis and recent knee replacement surgery and going back to work full time (from half time) seems to have me feeling extremely tired. I got up at 4:30 to go swimming and I might not have gotten enough sleep.....(more than li... Read more

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