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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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Our 5th Annual WWIT Retreat

Recently 20 of us attended what was my 5th August retreat since moving to this area.   Several of us have been at all 5 and most of us have been retreating together several times a year for a number of years.  I almost didn’t make it due…

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Dog Theme Placemats

I had a request to make quilted placemats for my oldest son.  They wanted a dog theme and washable for daily use. We didn’t discuss in  detail about what that theme should be.  I started looking at patterns and really wasn’t seeing what …

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15 Weeks Total Knee Replacement (NQR)

It’s hard to keep a positive attitude. Recovery continues at a snails pace. I’m into my 16th week where most people are feeling good, have returned to work or have gone on to complete and record for us their hikes or long bike rides (I’m a member of an…

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10 weeks TKR (Total Knee Replacement)

Monday marks the completion of 10 weeks since my surgery.  I continue to struggle getting to a “0” extension but some improvement has been made.  I’ve now progressed from a walker to a cane to unassisted.  I am driving in my neighborhood…

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Six Week TKR

Never ever did I imagine I would be still be at this level in rehab at 6 weeks.   Everyone is different I’ve joined an online support group so I at least have some folks to not feel alone with because so many do so well so quickly.  Prot…

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Surgery Update

Some of you may not be aware that I recently opted to go for a total knee replacement surgery.   I injured my right knee 40+ years ago, had surgery in ’91 and  ’12 cleaning it up and trying to make do but a replacement was the next optio…

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