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Discussion in 'Hip Replacement Pre-Op Area' started by julesglass, Mar 12, 2019.

  1. julesglass

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    Well, after almost 3yrs having right hip done getting ready for the left hip. Going for July, I'm ready!
     
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    @julesglass,
    Welcome back!
    Please post your surgery date, a moderator will add it to your signature for you. Thanks!

    If you are at the stage where you have joint pain but don't know for sure if you are ready to have surgery, these links may help:
    Score Chart: How bad is my arthritic hip?
    Choosing a surgeon and a prosthesis
    BMI Calculator - What to do if your surgeon says you're too heavy for joint replacement surgery
    Longevity of implants and revisions: How long will my new joint last?

    If you are at the stage where you are planning to have surgery but are looking for information so you can be better prepared for what is to come, take a look at these links:
    Recovery Aids: A comprehensive list for hospital and home
    Recliner Chairs: Things you need to know if buying one for your recovery
    Pre-Op Interviews: What's involved?

    And if you want to picture what your life might be like with a replaced hip, take a look at the posts and threads from other BoneSmarties provided in this link:
    Stories of amazing hip recoveries
     
  3. julesglass

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    Thanks for the howdy Pumpkin. Waiting to hear from doc on a date. Heading to the library to freshen up.
     
  4. Jaycey

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    @julesglass Welcome back! Sounds like you are more than ready to join the double hippie club! We will be with you through the journey again!
     
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    Here I am, tired and yet not able to get sleep. Maybe it's the tramadol I took. Helped with pain, however cant get to sleep. Gotta be going to work in three hours, bummer.
     
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    Sorry you are having sleep problems. Part of the journey I am afraid. Hope you get your surgery date soon!
     
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    Hi, Happy Thursday. Glad you've joined us once again.
    I'm sorry about your rough night.
    Hopefully you're really tired tonight, fall asleep easily and get some restorative rest.
    Sometimes after a night of tossing and turning, I'm amazed at how I easily forget I'm going on little sleep during the day.
    Wishing you the energy you need for the day until your head hits the pillow tonight :yawn: :sleep:
    @julesglass
     
  8. julesglass

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    Thanks for all your comments. Got a call from surgery scheduler . July is when I want to take care of lefty so I gotta call end of April to schedule for July. Lots to do getting ready for surgery however slow and steady with plenty of time till then.
     
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    Happy Saturday! I hope you have a lovely weeknd.
    Let us know the date once its scheduled and it will be added to your signature.
    Wishing you comfort as you await your July date.
    @julesglass
     

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