Category Archives: Every Day Life

Moving to a different part of rehab

I have pretty much plateaued out with the post-op rehab exercises, and I’m now moving into the harder yards of weights and stationary bicycle.  These are needed to get more flexing done, that will get me to 130 degree bend. … Continue reading

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Something more than ‘Thoughts and Prayers" needs to be done.

“Evil is evil and will use the weaponry that is available.” Senator Cruz. Exactly! So, stop making guns readily available!  All these mass shootings have been done with AR 15s and similar weapons that have NO business in civilian hands. … Continue reading

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7 weeks post op Physio visit

Although I didn’t go backward, not much improvement this week.  Discussion was regarding how the skin/scar over the knee was painfully tight when trying to bend it as far as I could, and how the hamstring on the right side … Continue reading

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Rehab exercises

I have 11 Post knee replacement exercises to do every day.  The optimum amount would be doing the set 5 times a day.  I normally get at least 4 of them done. I have noticed that the first set I … Continue reading

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Date with the Physiotherapist

I went in at 4pm.  As we were walking back I told him that I think I had been on my feet, without the crutches, a bit too much yesterday, as my knee felt thick and stiff around 6pm last … Continue reading

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Got a new bed yesterday

Queen sized, lower than the double. I thought I would have difficulty sleeping in a new bed, but nope. It was so comfortable. I went to bed, pulled the blanket up, and next thing I knew, it was morning. I … Continue reading

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Blessed be the rain, for it makes one sleepy

In bed for 8hrs 45 mins. Actual sleep time, 8 hrs 11 mins. I haven’t felt THIS rested in weeks. Got up at 5:51, did the usual morning waking routines, and got into my rehab exercises right away. Was able … Continue reading

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