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[THR] Millie's recovery thread

Discussion in 'Hip Replacement Recovery Area' started by millie4162, Aug 1, 2019.

  1. Layla

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    I'm so sorry, Millie, but please don't be so hard on yourself. It was an accident.
    Wishing you comfort and peace. Stay in touch.
    @millie4162
     
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  2. millie4162

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    Evening all. I thought I would do a little update.
    I have had my surgery on Monday. It was supposed to take 2-3 hours but it ended up being 7 hours.
    I had broken both bones. They tried to pin it but it didn’t work. He them said he tried plan B,C,D and El he said he had never had such a difficult case. In the end he had to use the longest plates he had and screw the pieces all on like a jigsaw. I have a heavy plaster on which is pulling on my hip. I spent 2 nights in ITU then moved onto a ward. I can’t use crutches or anything so will have to use a wheelchair. I am non weight bearing for at least 8 weeks. I’m still in hospital but hoping to go home Monday so I will have better internet to chat to you all then xx
     
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    Aloha Millie...you probably won't get this until Monday. It's 11:00 pm here in Seattle. I just finished up a movie and thought I'd check up on member posts. I'm shaking my head in sadness at your setback. Know that you've got a loving support system around you in family and friends who care for you deeply. And you have us on the Forum to hold you gently through your recovery. It does seem long, but remember, it's only a blip on the screen of your life. Just imagine your life after...full, happy, healed, and most important, with those you love.

    A gentle hug coming your way... malama pono:prayer:
     
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    Sending sincerest sympathies and healing hugsxxxx
    :console2:
     
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  5. Layla

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    Hi Millie,
    I'm sorry the surgery was such a challenge extending your time in the OR and consequently a lengthier hospital stay. Hopefully all is still on target for your discharge on Monday. I'm sure you'll rest easier at home.
    We're here to keep you company as you journey through recovery, so please don't hesitate to call on us.
    We'll look forward to your updates.
    Safe travels home....I hope you have a good week!
    @millie4162
     
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    So sorry to hear about about your accident. Stay positive xx
     
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