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[THR] Supersonic's Post Op Thread

Discussion in 'Hip Replacement Recovery Area' started by Supersonic, Aug 19, 2019.

  1. SurreyGirl

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    @Supersonic Hi! and greetings from the UK South Branch! I really did overdid it during the first weeks of recovery and would be a lot more careful next time. Thanks for your comments about snow. Let us hope the "Beast from the East" is a Daily-Mail myth this year. That said, I have just looked out for my shoe chains which really help me in snowy/icy weather. They just stretch onto my sneakers.. After a years' recovery I really do not want to slip up. In the meantime, the Autumn to enjoy as you said! Best wishes for a good recovery.
     
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    Not that much prep Just moving outside furniture in or covering it
    Attaching heating cable to roof
    Snow tires on
    Making sure snowplow guy is still in business
    We dont stock the larder for weeks
    Typically we are plowed out within 30 minutes
    We have a whole house generator for power outages and a safe winter entrance
    The snowbrushes live in the cars year round
     
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    Hi @Supersonic :hi:
    I think the rationed use mentality feelings will wear off for sure. At 26 months post op I'm by no means careless and still think about my hip everyday, but not as often as I did early on. At times I'll catch myself moving in a certain way and wonder if I should have been more cautious. I look at it this way....I'm not going to engage in activities that I know cause extra wear, but I'm not going to sit on the sidelines either.

    Good for you on getting in a little retail therapy. A great mood booster for sure. :wink:
    Enjoy the rest of the week!
     
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    Had a shower today which was great. Small milestone but felt great.
    Feeling a bit hemmed in though family all busy so trying to enjoy the peace.
    Work is such a big part of my life it can give a false sense of 'busyness'

    Not to worry hopefully l'll be back soon as l'm ready.

    I've commited to cook a meal tomorrow afternoon so that should be good.
    Meanwhile must try to r- e-l-a-x. Lol
     
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    Hi @Supersonic, you sound like mentally you've settled yourself into a rhythm and are doing well. There is nothing like a good shower to start your recovery day, is there?
    You've committed to cook tomorrow, haha I recall that I did that and then couldn't do it.. had a bad night or something. I hope your plans materialize better for you! I wonder what you will be rustling up?
    :flwrysmile:
     
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    :hi: @Supersonic
    First showers do feel great...no doubt about it! I hope you're able to easily relax today and get some restorative rest. Enjoy cooking the meal tomorrow. Let us know how it goes.
    Happy Saturday!
     
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