Category Archives: Knee Surgery

Still ahead of schedule

I guess it’s about time for an update.  Repairs completed 2 weeks and 1 day ago.  Had my 2 week checkup today and the doc continues to be overjoyed with my progress.  Says I can lose the crutches any time. … Continue reading

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Storm before the calm?

I think I turned a corner last night.  I was having too much pain, too much swelling, and too much feeling generally crappy.  I popped a Vicodin, put on the cold wrap, and laid back for a couple of hours.  These … Continue reading

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Small step back

Remember how great everything was going? Well, it’s really hurting tonight. Turned back to the opiates (Vicodin). I’m not really sure what’s up but the incision sights are puffy, if that makes sense. And the pain seems to radiate between … Continue reading

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Andrew Luck and Me

I read somewhere that if you put Andrew Luck or Peyton Manning in your title, it increase click rate dramatically.  So, I’m trying a little A/B experiment.  Enjoy. Seriously, though, I am just like Andrew Luck.  Here’s how Andrew Luck … Continue reading

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Short one tonight…

The first few days were, indeed, better than I thought they’d be.  And the days next few days have been about the same.  As in, I feel the same as I did a few day ago.  Slight pain, fatigue, low-grade … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

I learned a couple of lessons yesterday.  1) post early.  By the time the day was done and time for settling in, which is when I usually write, I was beat. Tired. Exhausted.  Out of it. So, I didn’t post. … Continue reading

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Random thoughts

There was no relax phase. My rehab began Monday after the surgery.  I was to contract my thigh muscles and do leg lifts.  Ouch.  Today’s physical therapy (PT) session confirmed why.  If I don’t straighten and even hyperextend my knee … Continue reading

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