Category Archives: Hip replacement

Random Wednesday.

Last night (Tuesday) I saw an acquaintance at a meeting. He had had a hip replacement the previous Wednesday and was out and about, no walker, just walking with 2 canes. Sheesh! I did not even venture out of the … Continue reading

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The hands, they peel.

I have a new hobby: peeling the dead skin off my hands. Right hand: Left hand: Wait. Could that be…? Yes! It's a map of Europe (after global warming and a few random massive earthquakes)! In case you are wondering, I checked … Continue reading

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Hi, remember me? I used to blog here.*

* Lost post provided via Google cache, but mostly thanks to my friend Elizabeth from Friday night knitting @ Starbucks in St Paul, who is wise in the ways of the web. Thanks, Elizabeth! Random stuff about the hip surgery and whatever else … Continue reading

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Grrr, Typepad.

I put up a post a couple days ago (I thought), but apparently it was eaten by Typepad.  Grrr. It was, of course, the best prose ever to flow from my fingertips and impossible to recreate. In short, it said: Walking … Continue reading

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Home again.

After surgery there are certain things that are the recuperating patient's friend. A kind and generous caregiver, one who can keep the meds straight and the water bottle full and the phone answered.  Satin sheets and pjs. Oh, how I … Continue reading

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When I come home.

Dateline: Monday, June 3. Yay for pre-scheduled posts! You may remember I have whined about the mess that is my home office. Knowing that I would be using a walker after the surgery prompted me to take care of part … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday. Where is summer?

Progress :: Energy.* Wife :: partner. Denim :: jeans. Wow :: -zers. Jacket :: potato.** Studio :: draft. Boyfriend :: teenager. Tablet :: broken.*** Hidden :: secret. Closer :: baseball.    * A stock my inlaws used to own. I … Continue reading

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June 4 is The Day.

photo credit: Michael D. Dunn via photopin cc Got a call yesterday morning from the surgeon's office. Hip replacement is tentatively on for Tuesday, June 4. Nurse still had to clear it with the actual surgeon. I had called last … Continue reading

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Waiting for Godot.

That phantom hip replacement? Postponed again. This is the fifth postponement. Let me just say… ARGHHHH! Had the pre-op physical last Monday. Doc found a heart murmur, ordered an echocardiogram to check it out. I had been told about 40 … Continue reading

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