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  1. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    It even gets better. I was able to go in my sisters pool yesterday. Getting in was easy.... getting out took a little more time! LOL Today I am sore. But its a good sore!
  2. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    Hello Bonesmarters..... Got a thumbs up from the Infectious Disease Doc yesterday. Crp is almost normal. I'm at 11. Blood test confirms the numbers keep getting better each month. Happy Memorial Day!! God Bless Our Veterans!!
  3. Fractured

    [THR] Large knot under and along incision<

    @ Bonesamert Moderators.... I have pics of my incision as it bled and the wound vac couldnt keep up. That was the morning I got the 104.5 fever as the hematoma burst. It's not the most pleasant pic but if you say OK I ill post it along with others when I had the seroma as well.
  4. Fractured

    [THR] Large knot under and along incision<

    @everyone. I have a great wife who keeps me in line... LOL Also chatting here in Bonesmart is a Godsend. Everyone here has a bond and our stories help one another. This is the best I've felt since the first hip replacement back in Aug 2017. The more positive we stay, the better our...
  5. Fractured

    [THR] Large knot under and along incision<

    Of course... I noticed I moved in my recliner on Friday and a lot of blood starting flowing into the wound vac. It was not a bright red color either... more like a dark red wine. If I re-positioned myself while sitting, it stopped. No pain. However, Saturday I ended up with a 104.5 fever...
  6. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    To All of my Bone Smart Moms out there.... Happy Mothers Day
  7. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    @ Everybody.... BTW I almost feel like myself again less the hip!! Those infections as well as the sepsis was an experience I want to forget!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  8. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    @Layla @Jaycey Thank you my friends!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! In case anyone is in my situation. I liked this place the best. American Healers... https://www.orthopedicshoelift.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjwqqrmBRAAEiwAdpDXtDdgB-GFzOAsdV4Ldo4ctvrpspyFW25vIb3YoZTxYkooND9LlwG4eBoCBUkQAvD_BwE...
  9. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    @Mojo333 Congrats to your son. I produce wedding videos as well. Always great to hear from you!!!
  10. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    @Glenbud2 My original first implant was installed at an angle and punched through the inside of my left femur. I was in pain like that for 15 days. Since then.... 4 more hips and 2 hip spacers along with 4 picc lines and separate times. Ive had a total of about 8 months in a wheel chair...
  11. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    Hello My fellow Bonesmarters.... I am officially PICC LINE FREE as of 5 minutes ago!! Wooo Hooo ALl I need is my ortho shoe so I can start walking again!!! Hope all is well! Greg
  12. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    @ MyBonsesmartFamily... Happy Easter to you and your loved ones. Thank you for always making me smile!!! At least I can fly the drone for some fun!... Shot this the other night!
  13. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    Welllllll... @ Everybody. They are playing it very safe and extending the antibiotics another week. Whats another week at this point? Thanks for the well wishes as always!!!
  14. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    OK New Survey Says.... SED Rate is now at 30 from 44!!! Yea Baby!!
  15. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    @Celle OOOpsie. Sorry! Thank you! @Layla Thank you.. It seems to be going in the right direction @Mojo333 Yo Mojo... Nope I ran into them at about 100 feet with the drone. They dive bombed with me to about 20 feet and I watch from about 30 feet away and they got sliced and diced. I...
  16. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    Hello everybody... Stopped in to say hello. Update: Wound is sealed and healing so far. Hopefully the picc line comes out this Friday? They are worried about the sed rate being 44. I disagree after being cut open so many times since last May... Especially that I had 2 surgeries within 10...
  17. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] infection after 1 year?

    Saying a prayer for you Paticake. I know and feel your pain.
  18. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    @Pattikakes This is my 4th picc line since last May2018. Makes me sick as a dawg. @Whoknew Thank you. It gets a little easier each day. Ijust focus more on our other pooch Bella @Mojo333 Tx Mojo.. Walking... LOL My left leg is 2 inches shorter now. And when i do put weight on it. It...
  19. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    @Whoknew I know the feeling. Moved to Arizona to retire over a year ago and 7 months have been in a wheelchair. And a sad day in deed today. Our beloved Mya has to be put down... Heart failure.
  20. Fractured

    [HIP INFECTION] THR from hell

    @Layla @Mojo333 I was told yesterday to start putting slight weight on the leg while walking with the walker. Ive been babying it. Well I stood on the leg a bit yesterday. It acted like a shock absorber. It felt so weird. The leg actually moves up and down internally. Took a lil getting...

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