Lounge Doctor

Hip Infection* Life After SCaprae

Mojo333

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Mar 8, 2017
Messages
23,791
Age
57
Location
GA
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
Wow...that looks like a good supper right there.
And what a handsome feller your grandson is.
I love fishing and getting out in nature is exactly the right prescription for all this drama we are enduring right now!
 

Layla

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Jun 26, 2017
Messages
23,318
Location
Minnesota
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
Great catch! That’s a whole lot of fish. Good to read you enjoyed the time with your grandson while out in the fresh air and sunshine. :SUNsmile:
Have a wonderful week!
@SCaprae
 
OP
OP
SCaprae

SCaprae

senior
Joined
Dec 26, 2017
Messages
252
Age
65
Gender
Male
Country
United States United States
Well, heard from Cookie & her husband: heading back to surgery (not sure if they are staying w/ present care provider) to remove all parts, articulated spacer for 3 months (same as I did w/staff infection) & then another new set of parts. She had some questions, tried to answer to the best of my ability. We will be in communication as they went in to see her surgeon before we were done:prayer:
 

Layla

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Jun 26, 2017
Messages
23,318
Location
Minnesota
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
Each time I read about Cookie I think that it would be reassuring to personally know someone (you) who’s experienced the same and made it through to the other side.
I hope she takes comfort in that and it gives her hope. Prayers all goes well this time.
Have a nice weekend!
@SCaprae
 
OP
OP
SCaprae

SCaprae

senior
Joined
Dec 26, 2017
Messages
252
Age
65
Gender
Male
Country
United States United States
A week ago today, Cookie went into surgery, they determined she was too weak & malnourished to withstand removal, placement of articulated spacer. Opted to flush, put in antibiotic beads along w/ suction on the wound.
About to go on a “rant” here. How can/ how dare an educated care team be so darn disinterested/careless about aftercare allowing a staff infection to progress this far.
Will be seeing her husband tonight after work.
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Layla

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Jun 26, 2017
Messages
23,318
Location
Minnesota
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
Cookie’s situation sounds more dire with each update. Her story is so sad. I’m sure it’s difficult to watch your friend go through this having experienced the trials of infection yourself. Hopefully given the latest she and her husband consider your earlier suggestion?
 

Layla

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Jun 26, 2017
Messages
23,318
Location
Minnesota
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
Hello! I hope your hip continues to do well and you’re having a good Summer so far, even though it doesn’t officially begin for another three days. How is your friend doing? I know this weighs on your mind and fully understand since you’ve been there yourself.

Best wishes for a peaceful afternoon and evening.
@SCaprae
 
OP
OP
SCaprae

SCaprae

senior
Joined
Dec 26, 2017
Messages
252
Age
65
Gender
Male
Country
United States United States
Talked w/ her husband last Friday & there is nothing good to report. Spoke my opinion, things got noticeably “cooler”. Not my place to interject. Very concerned.
 

Elf1

FORUM ADVISOR
Forum Advisor
Joined
Apr 2, 2019
Messages
2,008
Age
64
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
@SCaprae so sorry to hear this, will keep her in my thoughts and prayers. You're a good friend and have tried your best to help. :friends:
 

Mojo333

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Mar 8, 2017
Messages
23,791
Age
57
Location
GA
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
Good friends always speak the truth.
It has been such a mess for them so you can only do what you can do.
Hope you are doing well and staying healthy...
Happy Thursday, @SCaprae
 
OP
OP
SCaprae

SCaprae

senior
Joined
Dec 26, 2017
Messages
252
Age
65
Gender
Male
Country
United States United States
Talked w/ Cookie’s husband at length. Has been admitted w/ feeding tube for a week, second bacterial infection. Trying to stabilize her for admission to Mayo system.
 

Layla

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Jun 26, 2017
Messages
23,318
Location
Minnesota
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
Ugh...the poor dear woman. This situation is so very sad. The best news is she’s going to Mayo. Prayers for her strength and healing.
I‘m sure this is difficult for you to witness. I hope you’re able to have a relaxing holiday weekend. Happy 4th to you!
@SCaprae
 

Mojo333

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Mar 8, 2017
Messages
23,791
Age
57
Location
GA
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
I hate to hear that Cookie is back in the hospital.
Like Layla...it is good to hear that Mayo will hopefully soon be on the job.
Keep the faith, and have a happy 4th.
 

Elf1

FORUM ADVISOR
Forum Advisor
Joined
Apr 2, 2019
Messages
2,008
Age
64
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
So sad, hoping they get her to Mayo soon.
 
OP
OP
SCaprae

SCaprae

senior
Joined
Dec 26, 2017
Messages
252
Age
65
Gender
Male
Country
United States United States
Cookie had surgery yesterday to remove all parts/and infection. Wasn’t enough time to transfer to Mayo ( organs being damaged /shutting down). She survived the surgery, but has a long way to go.
 

Layla

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Jun 26, 2017
Messages
23,318
Location
Minnesota
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
Oh my word! This is very frightening. It sounds like she’s given up, or feels hopeless in all of this. I sure hope she rebounds enough to get to the Mayo for help.
 
OP
OP
SCaprae

SCaprae

senior
Joined
Dec 26, 2017
Messages
252
Age
65
Gender
Male
Country
United States United States
11days post spacer implant & Cookie is being transported to St. Mary’s/ Mayo system. Her husband is a wreck. Said a prayer
 

Layla

SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
Joined
Jun 26, 2017
Messages
23,318
Location
Minnesota
Gender
Female
Country
United States United States
I’ll pray also.
I‘m sure your friend will get the care she needs and deserves at the Mayo.
Please keep us posted.
@SCaprae
 

New

Active Antibacterial

BoneSmart #1 Best Blog

Staff online

Forum statistics

Threads
52,526
Messages
1,398,671
BoneSmarties
32,767
Latest member
dee1001
Recent bookmarks
0

Top Bottom