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    THR THR about 10 days away & so very anxious

    Hi there Hip4Life, Thank you for checking in on me. I got a reschedule date of 2/1/23. It's very far off, but they said they would let me know if they get a cancellation. If they got a cancellation for late November/early December, I don't think I would like to do that since it's so close to...
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    THR THR about 10 days away & so very anxious

    I am so sorry if I alarmed anyone who is facing the fear of surgery as I have. Just wanted to be completely honest and let you know what happened to me. I'm sure your surgeries will go as planned and be uneventful as this was a stroke of very bad luck for me. I did see a bunch of people whose...
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    THR THR about 10 days away & so very anxious

    Hi all. Thank you for all your support. Just wanted to update that I did not get the hip replacement done on 10/8 as planned. Went into Manhattan to have the hip done as scheduled. After being sedated, apparently someone on the anesthesiologist's team had some sort of medical emergency...
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    THR THR about 10 days away & so very anxious

    Thank you, Jaycey. I appreciate you thinking of me.
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    THR THR about 10 days away & so very anxious

    Hi there Doglover7, It's the night before my surgery and I am feeling very stressed. Thank you for sharing your journey. I hope my procedure and recovery goes as smoothly as yours. I hate being anxious. No matter how much you try to turn your mind off, the intruding thoughts are still...
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    THR THR about 10 days away & so very anxious

    Crickethip, thank you for thinking of me. I appreciate you reaching out to me. It means alot.
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    THR THR about 10 days away & so very anxious

    Hi Suedeboot. Thank you for reaching out to me. I have not had the surgery yet. Scheduled for Saturday 10/8. I am very nervous and scared. Did a bit of crying today. Don't know how I am going to do this. How are you? Do you have your surgery scheduled and are you nervous about it...
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    THR Hip replacement looming

    Thank you, Nanny7. I am feeling anxious, but trying to remember that this will help me live again. I have been suffering for a decade. Yes, we will get thru this somehow. Please feel free to message me anytime.
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    THR Hip replacement looming

    Hi Nanny7, I am also getting my hip replaced on October 8th. I am right there with you. Very anxious and nervous. I'm trying to keep busy to keep my mind off of it. I never had surgery before and this is a big one. I've been suffering for a decade and finally decided to do something about...
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    THR Woodstockhip’s Recovery Thread

    Wonderful news! You must be so happy that the surgery is over. Wishing you a speedy recovery! All the best!
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    THR THR about 10 days away & so very anxious

    Thank you all so very much for taking the time to respond to my message. Just knowing that there are others who are scared makes me feel not so alone and that it's totally normal to feel this way. My friends and family have been telling me for close to a decade to have this surgery. I...
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    THR THR about 10 days away & so very anxious

    Hi all. My name says it all. I'm totally panicked about my hip replacement surgery which is just about 10 days away. I suffer from anxiety disorder, so this is just ramping up my nervousness. I don't know how to stop thinking of them cutting into me and me not knowing what is going on. I...
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    THR Root Canal 3 weeks before THR

    Hi Everyone. I am scheduled for hip replacement surgery on October 8th which is about 3 weeks away. I have been going to my dentist for the past 2 months hoping to get all my dental issues taken care of before the surgery. I have seen 2 endodontists and they both said that I could put off...
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    THR Hip Replacement a Month away and Getting Nervous

    Abbylayla, thank you so much for responding. Everything you said in your post is exactly the way I feel. I am nervous but there is some weird sense of calm too that I never had before. I am keeping myself busy getting my house ready for when I come home. There are days when I have a Pity...
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    THR Hip Replacement a Month away and Getting Nervous

    Thank you all for all the words of encouragement. I am praying that I won't be so nervous the day of and the surgery will go smoothly. I am looking forward to being able to be active again and enjoying life. The pain has held me back so much.
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    THR Hip Replacement a Month away and Getting Nervous

    Subie2021: Thank you for taking the time to give me your prospective and all the great quotes! I will definitely continue to read them over and over throughout this month. I'm preparing my office room in my house that will become my bedroom for the two months that follow surgery since it's on...
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    THR Hip Replacement a Month away and Getting Nervous

    Hi! I'm am a month away from my hip replacement surgery. I am beginning to start to think of it more and it's making me nervous. I know this is what I need to do to get my life back but the thought of the surgery is very scary to me. Can anyone tell me how they coped with their upcoming...
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    2022 October Feisties - Are you having hip surgery in October?

    Total right hip replacement October 8th. Nervous but looking forward to getting my life back!

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