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6 Month Post Op (plus 4 months post accident) check up

Had an appointment with Mr S, the osteo surgeon that did my total right knee replacement.  I still have some residual bruising and pain on both tibia from the car accident, but he was thrilled when I said my left … Continue reading

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Yes, it does make a big difference

The past several months, I have been on very short rations of sleep due to knee and car accident related pain.  I had a meltdown last week, crying, ranting, and just nuts. But sleep deprivation can do that.  Last night, … Continue reading

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6 Month Post Op – Good news, bad news.

Good news first: Although I had a hypertrophic scar, and over did it a few times during the past few months, setting me back, the TKR is great. I have 126 to 130 bed depending on the day. Bad News: … Continue reading

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Up before the dawn again

Sometimes, I just can’t get the right leg comfortable enough to sleep well through the night.  Was up at 4:43 am (checked my watch, so know the time is right).  Let Keito and Loki into the back yard to ‘dig … Continue reading

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Physio visit

Good news, the area of sharp pain on the shin is more diffused, and much less ‘jamming ice pick’ feeling.  A bit of acupuncture to help it settle a bit more.  I told Matt how it was worse first thing … Continue reading

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Dammit

I slept for almost 8 hours. Amazing what the combination of exhaustion and pain meds can do.  I was so happy to have been just taking the non-analgesic anti-inflammatory in the morning, and not taking the pain meds.  Now, I’m … Continue reading

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I’m on the bike to nowhere. :D

Did a full 12mins on the stationary bike this morning. Might not seem like a lot to able bodied, but I started with a slow pedal speed 5 minutes, adding 10 seconds a day. Also, I upped the resistance slightly, … Continue reading

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