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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Approaching the 2 year mark mid February, “Oh the Memories “. Yes this is where I belong/retreat to. Ruby’s dozing while the game is on. Cleared a couple neighbors driveways, shoveled the deck, filled the bird feeders, put out suet. No visit from Yogi today and another friend is having his...
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Ruby was glad to see me. Roads were bad.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Visited w/ her husband while we hauled his UTV w/ snowplow back from being repaired in preparation for “the big storm “ coming tomorrow, Saturday. Has been a tough week for her: Medicab ride from St Paul to Alexandria ( close to their son, daughter-in-law and 2 young grandchildren). Bone pain...
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Things have been quiet, being respectful of personal space. No news is usually good news.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Good news! Potentially being discharged to a care facility tomorrow. Looking at 2-4 weeks there before going home depending on progress.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Initial report is that the surgery went well. Recovery has begun (though the end is distant). Here we go... Thank you all for your support.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Surgery scheduled for later today: Pelvis repair and prosthetic replacement. Medical Team is optimistic, we’re hopeful.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    She is currently in ICU at United in the Metro area. Surgery as soon as new parts arrive. Shattered pelvis where the cup was installed, a lot of trauma to surrounding tissues. Will know more later today.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Have had better days. My friend Cookie took fall today. Broken pelvis, spike moved a couple inches. Said a prayer
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Thank you, the same wished for all. Had a good visit w/ my friend and shared all that has been shared w/ me. She is working thru swelling, manipulation pain( ice, elevate, rest) and a pronounced knot (similar to “Hank”). Also did wonder aloud “was this the correct course of action “, has...
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    The patient is doing well/ was surprised to see how well she is moving around on day 4. Brought over an “in the wrapper” Mr Happy and actually saw a smile. Visited with her and her husband & was able to return home w/o worries.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Already ordered, but will allow the loan if mine till it arrives. When I go to visit I’ll have Mr Happy announce my arrival.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Have answered my own question. I have a Mr Happy puppet that has travelled w/ me on motorcycle trips (mystical power to speak very and sometimes too freely w/o repercussion) & is currently unemployed.
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    My friend’s surgery “went well “, heading to recovery. Question for you: what may cheer/brighten a retired RN about a day post-op
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Yes, the day is approaching for her first THR. Actually it is this coming Wednesday. Will be loaning transfer chair, dressing stick, leg lifter, sock appliance and the ice attachments for crutches. Along w/ being supportive. As she is ready, maybe attempting to help her navigate this site. Will...
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Thank you. Things are going well, got to play w/ (shake down cruise) snow removal equipment, the puddle has about 7” if ice and the Fishermen are just making a weekend of it. Plowed out the elderly couple down the road and was treated to fresh sweet dough buns & hot coffee (only payment...
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    You guys are Great!
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Scaprea vs Scaprae: “dyslexics untie”
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    Hip Infection* Hip Infection

    Hello Bruce, I have not checked in w/ this forum for some time, was able to log in today. I am sorry to read about your situation (have had similar story & wouldn’t wish it on an enemy). Good to see that you are persistent enough to seek out other providers / I have had some dealings with...
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    Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

    Ruby just turned 2 (on the left) with her buddy Yogi (Cousin’s dog) at their weekly play date.

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