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Long time, no see – my 6 month hip checkup

Man, I haven’t written anything all year. Guess I got tired of my own whining for a bit. Anyhooo dad my 6 month hip checkup today. Sort of. I was over the 6 months by a couple. oops. My last … Continue reading

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About Spacers, Personal Accountability, Goals, and other fears that haunt the mind

*Warning: Potentially disturbing Pic at end of post* Lots on my mind since my last surgery.  First, I can say definitely that this last surgery was the worst. It was so incredibly painful and so physically limiting that I was … Continue reading

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Hideous staples, Multiple surgeons, and Puddles of Goo

There are 5 stages of grief: Denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Not sure which stage I’m currently in. I seem to vacillate between isolation and depression.  Acceptance, my friends…seems far away. But before we get there let’s … Continue reading

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Surprised docs, Insurance woes, and Anxiety everywhere

The good, the bad, and the ugly   Going to make this quick. My eyes are already tired and I feel my bandage has leaked for the second time today and wet my pants. Wet my pants. There’s something every … Continue reading

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Main dish of hating my new doctor along with a side order of rashed up hip

The last few weeks have been off and on with my wound vac. I’ve been having issues with my skin so now the focus is on trying to get my skin to heal some while wearing the wound vac. The … Continue reading

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Wound Care 101

At my Tuesday appointment with my surgeon, he wrote a consult and told me to go directly to the Wound Care center in the hospital and make an appointment. They were able to get me in 2 days later.  I … Continue reading

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Handicap Accessible? Probably Not.

Today I learned I hate assistive devices Once, a while back I tried to walk with a cane but was unsuccessful. I couldn’t even get across the parking lot using it. A friend of mine pointed out canes are for … Continue reading

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Urinalysis, Questions, and Compliments

In the course of my 39 years I’ve had surgery a bunch of times. My first foray under anesthesia (unless my parents are hiding something from me) was at age 6 when I fell out of a tree, broke my … Continue reading

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Unwilling Overthinking

Apparently I’m just going to blog the crap out of my life until February 20.  I’d do VLOGs since they’re far more entertaining but let’s be realistic: I’m only really funny when drinking and since I can’t remember the last … Continue reading

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“How did you walk around this way for 39 years?”

It’s been about 36 hours since meeting with my new hip surgeon.  The day before the appointment I talked to a friend of mine I’ve known for year and years and knows my emotional state of mind where pain is … Continue reading

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