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Doctor Appointment
Thursday, December 19, 2013      7 comments

I had my follow-up visit with the surgeon today. He was amazed at how well I'm doing and said he didn't expect me to be doing so well so quickly. He commented on how far I had come compared to the condition my knee was pre-op.... Read more
Birthday
Thursday, December 12, 2013      11 comments

I had a wonderful birthday. My friend made French toast for breakfast. I received several gifts, calls, visitors and well wishes. Some delicious home made chicken soup for dinner. It was topped with the blueberry pie.... Read more
Blueberry Pie
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      13 comments

Tomorrow is my birthday. My friend got me a blueberry pie instead of a cake as I am not that fond of cake.... Read more
Cane
Monday, December 09, 2013      8 comments

I am continuing to do well since my surgery. If I don't have to 'carry' something, I have advanced to a cane. If I need to bring something with me, I use the rollater (walker with a seat) and put it on the seat.... Read more
Better Day
Thursday, December 05, 2013      12 comments

I was able to see and cuddle my cat, Louise, today. She definitely missed me and was so glad to see me. She mewed her delight. I explained to her it will be a couple more weeks before I can come home to stay. Hopefully, on days when the weather ... Read more
Disappointment
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      13 comments

We had planned for an outing today to visit my cat and go out to lunch. However, the gardener who was supposed to be here at 9 didn't show up until almost 11. There were things that had to get done today so we weren't able to go. I miss my ca... Read more
Quiet Day
Monday, December 02, 2013      13 comments

Yesterday was a quiet day after my friend's out -of-state family left. It was good to get back to normalcy here. I did have communion brought to me which was good.... Read more
Thanksgiving
Saturday, November 30, 2013      9 comments

I spent Thanksgiving with my friend's family. It truly was a feast. Yesterday, one of my daughters and her 3 children came up to visit. The children interacted well with my friend's grandchildren. Today, my oldest son and his family came. It has... Read more
Coming Along Nicely
Sunday, November 24, 2013      12 comments

I left the rehab center on Wed. The physical therapist said she wanted to take parts of me to inject into other people. I came to my friend's house. I use an aide to help me in the morning with bathing and exercises. Then PT comes most aftern... Read more
Doing Well
Monday, November 18, 2013      15 comments

I walked over 400 feet in PT this morning and started doing steps this afternoon. I am planning to get out of rehab in about 2 days.... Read more
Next Step
Sunday, November 17, 2013      10 comments

I was discharged from the hospital today and am in rehab. It is so much easier to walk since the pain is so much less. I have been commended on my progress. Complete recovery as quickly as possible is my goal.... Read more
Successful Surgery
Friday, November 15, 2013      19 comments

The surgery yesterday went very well. The doctor commented on how 'bad' the knee was. Duh, that wasn't news to me! I have not had to use the pain control device (PCA) very much. The pain thus far has been less than half of what it was previ... Read more
D-Day
Thursday, November 14, 2013      10 comments

Today is the day that starts my knee to the road of healing. Surgery is later this morning.... Read more
Veterans
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      8 comments

I noticed the 't' missing in my title yesterday. Oops. At my nephew's wedding last month 7 active military members of the family were there in full uniform. My sister's husband and 2 sons, my 2 sons and another sister's 2 sons-in-law.... Read more
Veerans
Monday, November 11, 2013      5 comments

My family has many veterans. My father served during WW II in the army. A brother-in-law was air force. Another one was army. My oldest son served in the National Guard and my youngest is career Army. My son-in-law is Navy reserves. His parents ... Read more

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