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[THR] NyLiz's Recovery

Discussion in 'Hip Replacement Recovery Area' started by Christina NY, Jul 27, 2011.

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  1. Jamie

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    Hope by now you are resting peacefully in recovery, Liz!!!
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    Me too Liz !! Thinking about you and hoping you had a smooth surgery.
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    Safe return Liz and you know the score by now feet up lots of tea and coffee and loads of ice and pain killers, take care.

    Billy
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    Hi Liz, not been around for a while, we had our ops around about the same time and I feel in awe that you are going through it all again so soon. But this time you KNOW that you will be get through it and that it is a blessing of an operation

    thinking of you

    Tan x
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    Hey Liz, I've not been around lately as well and catching up. Crazy that you are on to number two already. Time flies and hopefully you are recovering well.
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    Tan and cstreet - thanks for the thoughts - I really was hoping to get a year between surgeries, but it wasn't meant to be. I was much better prepared goign into this one, but as many here have said, no 2 surgeries are alike and that has been so true in my case.

    Liz
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    Now you are a seasoned pro! How is your recovery going so far?
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    So true!

    Hope that your recovery's going well Liz.
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    Liz

    Sorry I've not posted before.

    How was hip No 2? The op, the hospital stay and the initital recovery at home?

    I would really like to hear and compare it to my own journey (I know we shouldn't and everyone is an individual!!)

    Regards

    Dave
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    Hi cstreet, Cappy and Dave! Sorry it's taken me a couple of days to get back on here and reply. While this time around I don't have the severe back pain, I have had a lot of muscle pain that elevating, ice and Oxycodone just wasn't relieving. My doctor just called in a prescription for Dilauded so hopefully I'll get some relief from the pain.

    Dave - you asked about my experience so far with hip #2. Since I was going to update the thread I started after #2 was done with a comparison between the surgeries so far, I have put a link below to that thread so you can follow along - like you I know we shouldn't compare, but heck, I like to anyway :biggrin:, never know what you can learn.

    NYLiz hip #2 done
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