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It is the little things that sometimes make such a difference

Finally, the first time in 21 days that I have been able to take a shower without assistance.  I have had to have my arm with the PICC line wrapped in saran wrap then followed with press n seal to keep that area dry while showering.  My movem…

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Day 3 Revision Knee Replacement

Amazing things happening with my knee revision!  This specialist has done everything differently from my original knee replacement done last year 4/9/18.  Even diet, pumping in lots of added protein and carbs.  Different anesthesia, pain…

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Day 3 Revision Knee Replacement

Amazing things happening with my knee revision!  This specialist has done everything differently from my original knee replacement done last year 4/9/18.  Even diet, pumping in lots of added protein and carbs.  Different anesthesia, pain…

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One Year Anniversary of my Knee Replacement

I had my follow up to see the revision specialist to order the bone scan on 4/01/19.   I have had a dreadful fear for the past 2 months, that this test was going to show nothing wrong and we would be back at square one.  Even at the doct…

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My Appreciation

These past 3 months have been a whirlwind.  I want to extend my appreciation to all of you that sent cards, messaged, called and expressed your support during these difficult months following my mother in law falling and eventually passing.  …

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Knee Replacement Update…

Lots of activity the past month or so.  The long awaited neurologist testing which would get me into a pain management group was a bust.   Pain management wanted to do a surgical implanted device!  No non-invasive treatments were of…

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Total Knee Replacement Week 27

Today marks off the end of 27 weeks since surgery, the 6 month anniversary has officially passed by now.   Last week found me with my 4th round of issues since week 15 wanting to go to ER or anywhere they would help me.   My GP did …

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Conroe Show Ribbons and TKR update

One of my local guilds, Golden Needles in Conroe, TX  had their show a few weeks ago.   You may remember that their show was scheduled for last year but Hurricane Harvey had other plans.  Our quilts were judged but never hung as the…

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2018 Online Bloggers Meet and Greet

I have been invited to participate in Benita Skinner’s online bloggers Meet and Greet.  You may want to meet other quilters and check out the fab prizes that Benita is offering  from her website.   You will find the links below…

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19 Weeks post TKR (NQR)

19 weeks.   4.5 months.  I’m not giving up.  Who would have ever thought this is where any of us would be after an elective surgery that everyone you talk to says how much better they are afterwards.  Knee Replacement.  My…

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