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Surgery in May

Apr 18, 2019 12:38 PM

Well they finally decided to do a scoping procedure on my left hip next month, and I did my pre-op this morning. It took 2 hours in multiple departments, and the staff was awesome in pushing me around in a wheelchair so I didn't have to walk so much. The doc said if they can they will screw the labrum cartilage to the joint bone. But they may end up shaving the torn cartilage off. And they will clean up the arthritis & scar tissue around the hip socket to buy me more time (from a total hip joint replacement). He did suggest when/if I need a replacement I should go to Emory University Hospital, as the best Ortho surgeon is there. I asked how long my recovery time will be and he said 6 weeks if shaved to 6 months if screws are placed in the joint. I'm hoping for the 6 weeks! I am nervous because the older I get ,the harder it is to get through surgeries, and the higher the risks. But if this helps me get more mobile again it will be worth it! Hugs love and prayers everyone has a good day today, and that everyone in the path of these storms moving East status safe! We will be in them tomorrow morning, but God's got this! ๐Ÿ™‚โค๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒผ

Apr 18, 2019 1:02 PM

I'm sorry you have to have surgery. I pray it goes well and your recovery time is short. Much love. Lori

Apr 18, 2019 4:24 PM

Hi I just got the messasge Iโ€™m going to pray it goes well for you .i even got back from Bible Study where I live.
When in May do you have to go hug ๐Ÿค— yup you got it right God will help you Iโ€™m learning this one โ˜๏ธ.
My right hip and legs ๐Ÿฆต bothered me today and shoulders but Iโ€™m manage it I guess .im going to put ice pack on it now .)
Iโ€™ll pray for you Laddy ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆโค๏ธโค๏ธโœ…โœ…. If you ever need to chat while your in there cone on here hugs ๐Ÿค— . It helps to vent . Btw letting you all know Love Diane is my name hugs )))))))))

Apr 18, 2019 5:42 PM

Put it all in Godโ€™s hands. Sigh a sigh of relief that itโ€™s all scheduled. Now you can go forward with a peaceful heart ๐Ÿ’œ and hopefully in the near future, a spring in your step. God Bless!โœ๏ธ๐Ÿ’œ

Apr 19, 2019 8:36 AM

So sorry you have to have another surgery but praying it goes well! Iโ€™ll keep you in my prayers and pray for the 6 weeks. โค๏ธ

Apr 19, 2019 10:35 AM

Thank you to everyone! Just fyi, all the stormy weather passed us by with mostly heavy rains & winds. PTL! Sadly there have been 4 tornadoes pop up that may be going over or very close to my Dad's old farm (we sold it in 2017). It's sad to think the old home place may be damaged. Praying those East and North of here (central GA) are safe!

Apr 19, 2019 12:28 PM

I am sorry to hear that you have to undergo another surgery, you have been through so much and you will be in my thoughts and prayers as you have to prepare for another surgery and through the process of the surgery and recovery, praying for only a 6 week recovery as well for you! Love you my dear friend โค๏ธ ๐Ÿ™

Apr 19, 2019 1:22 PM

Hi guys I really had a rough night I couldnโ€™t sleep but my fiancรฉ made it some better in the morning . I had s bad stomach ache heat burn and my legs giving me tr yet again.
This really annoys me I wanted to give up but Iโ€™m not I keep going. I hope that you all have A Gappy Eater tomorrow. Hug gently ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒนIโ€™ll pray for you to lady hugs ๐Ÿค—

Apr 19, 2019 4:23 PM

Thanks Moparmom & Shore. I hope everyone has a very blessed Easter! ๐Ÿ™‚โค๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒผ

Apr 20, 2019 5:44 PM

FlappysLady81 I live just below 316, lol. Didn't know you were a peach girl.

Apr 21, 2019 9:48 AM

Zetarlov, I was born & raised here. I've traveled to many states over my lifetime, and though I have memories of other beautiful places, I hope to always be a GA ๐Ÿ‘!

Apr 23, 2019 5:30 AM

Zetarlov what country is that? Sounds very far away. When is your hip surgery scheduled in May FlappysLady? I sure am hopeful it will Relieve some of your pain. I just finished 4 days of my normalbackpain but was given an Easter present of bursitis in my hops. Just about did me in. I thought of you immediately. The hips are tender now but I made it through, Sorry weddingshore for your on going pain. Hi to everyone. Have my injection Wednesday couldnโ€™t come any sooner. Hi to all no matter where you live. Weโ€™re all in this together. FlappysLady I hope you can hang in there until May. ๐Ÿ’• and ๐Ÿค— to everyone. Wishing you all a day with less pain in it๐ŸŒบ

Apr 23, 2019 8:12 AM

Hi ty all gl in May Lady to you also pain. Iโ€™m glad that I found this site sure helps be out.)))) Hi to z also hug to all Shore ))) ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™โค๏ธโค๏ธ

Apr 23, 2019 3:21 PM

Yes. God's got this!!! Praying for you to. Xx

Apr 23, 2019 3:24 PM

Sending love and prayers your wayโค๏ธ I hope everything goes okay โค๏ธ

Apr 24, 2019 11:07 AM

Thanks TriniGirl & Talia. Painwarrior, my surgery is May 14th. I'm sorry to hear about the bursitis flare up! I get that from time to time too and it can be pretty bad. By the way Zetarlov's reference to 319 is a highway in Georgia, where we live.

Apr 24, 2019 5:13 PM

Hi lady gl May 14 I wish you luck and good recovery and results .
Also a little less pain with it afterwards. Hug I seen the movie today called Break Through it was really a good one just see. Tear jerky but true )))
I hope that you have a nice day night .i had a nice experience this morning Iโ€™ll tell later when I sort it all out . Hug gently Shore๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ๐ŸŒˆ

Apr 24, 2019 7:52 PM

Painwarrioir, it is the lovely state of Georgia.

Apr 25, 2019 4:32 PM

Thanks Shore. I haven't seen any movies lately, but maybe while I recuperate I will. Have a blessed day!

I picked up my standard walker today for post-op. Let me just say it's like learning to walk all over again using it; nothing like using my cane or rollator. The tech suggested I practice by using it until my surgery since my movements are totally uncoordinated...lol!

Apr 25, 2019 10:14 PM

I lived in New Orleans one point in my life. Beautiful down south. Unfortunately thatโ€™s also where I sustained my injury. Thanks FlappysLady. Been off for awhile. Had my intramural injection on Wednesday. Hoping tomorrow Iโ€™ll feel better ( dr said 3 days) getting off my pain med as the side effects are bad ( extreme sweats at night) been getting those leg cramps and my appetite has become nil. My blood sugars are sky high and have lost a lot of weight. Darn brain fog canโ€™t think of the name of the drug. N...? Anyway have a call in to see if she can change me back to plaquinal . FlappysLady thanks for telling me the date. Iโ€™m sure all will go just fine. Youโ€™ve been through a lot but I know what a strong Georgia ๐Ÿ‘ you are. Stay strong. Lol Zetarlov I thought maybe you lived somewhere very far away. Never was very good about geography. Lol ๐Ÿ˜‚Hey I was thru your state before it is indeed beautiful. Love and gentle hugs ๐Ÿค— to all. Hopefully tonight wonโ€™t be as severe as last night. Oh itโ€™s prednisone. Forgot my meds and checked while up. Thatโ€™s one wicked monkey ๐Ÿ’Well love to all.

Apr 26, 2019 7:12 AM

Hi pain and all I hope that you have a very nice day. Iโ€™m going to my therapy the one were you talk to someone. I gave her them since my Dad passed away and also Mom
I get those darn spasm leg pain not really fun are they? When I do to much or walk I know I will get them.
Do I try not to do so much or sit more along the way .
Hug gently to all gl lady on May 14. If you need us during that time write )))).
Hi to z also .. itโ€™s helping talking to you guys sl it .i also have a wonderful fiancรฉ and pastor who help and therapist.
Iโ€™m starting to realize a whole new out look on things that I was holding back on things from my past . Itโ€™s also helping my pain to let them all out also . Just letting you know on that .
Iโ€™m feeling free Er some how today I can breath more not so hold back on certain things . Well. That up date on me sorry long hug to all Shore ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒˆโค๏ธ

Apr 27, 2019 10:59 AM

Having psych therapy really does release some of those deep held in feelings we donโ€™t want to face in life. Glad itโ€™s being helpful for you weddingshore. Leg spasms are no fun period. They make you feel anxious because you just donโ€™t know when theyโ€™ll strike. Learn if you havenโ€™t to break up anything you do into smaller more manageable pieces. Do and rest, do and rest. Be kind to your body. You alone know how much that is.
Hope your day has improved.๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒบ

Apr 27, 2019 2:22 PM

Hi ty hug pain Iโ€™ll give you updates now and then . Today they are a bit sore my ankles but itโ€™s ok I manage it . How are you doing? Hug ๐Ÿค— ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™โค๏ธโค๏ธ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒน

Apr 28, 2019 11:23 AM

Thanks Shore. I've been in therapy for awhile too, and it helps. I've been under constant chronic stress since 2009 and the depression and anxiety was just too much to handle on my own. Like Painwarrior suggested, I break everything down into smaller steps, otherwise I'd be in so much pain I'd not be able to sleep or function. And don't stress over long posts. We all need to post long messages here and there. Though our pain is chronic and will never go away, we learn how to better manage it each day as time passes. Hugs love & prayers to all for a blessed day! ๐Ÿ™‚โค๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒผ

Apr 28, 2019 8:31 PM

FlappysLady,as much stress as youโ€™ve had to endure over these years Iโ€™m not surprised. Hope your therapy is fruitful for you. We all at some point or another in our lives undergo such stress that our bodies begin to show it (lack of sleep, irritability,weight loss/gain and illness just to name a few.
In our pain community we are especially prone to increased stress due to our chronic pain. Being under pain on a daily basis wears down those protective barriers we normally have ( coping skills). We are loving ourselves when we can see we can no longer cope with this build up of stress. Believe me it just does not โ€œdisappearโ€ we learn to โ€œburyโ€ a lot of pain and at times must seek professional help in aiding us to release those stressors. I commend anyone who is able to come to that decision and seek help . Love to you FlappysLady and weddingshore. Ps: I too have had to seek counseling. It does work if your willing to let go.

Apr 29, 2019 9:58 AM

Painful process though ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿค—

Apr 30, 2019 4:35 PM

Hi there just letting you know my presentation went really well, I liked to do that even though I was nervous in the beginning.
My back today is bothering me for sone reason and my legs a bit to . I have a dr appointment thus Thursday 8:20 . I will be telling him everything that still hurts me.
I hope that you all have s naive night hug gently Shore ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ

May 03, 2019 5:47 PM

Be careful my friend FlappysLady and also zetarlov. Very bad storms in your area. God speed and keep under cover. Anyone else effected in that area.๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฆ‹

May 06, 2019 7:02 AM

Hi Flapoy gl next Tuesday for yours Iโ€™ll tell you about nine after tomorrow afternoon.
Hi pain and everyone have a nice day my back really hurt this morning for some darn reason . Hug gently Shore .๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™โค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•

May 07, 2019 6:53 AM

Hi guys today is the day Iโ€™ll up date you on the back update later hugs Shore โค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน

May 07, 2019 3:13 PM

Praying things went well with your shots. Fingers crossed and prayers said you get some relief. I get my second nerve block on the 14th.

May 07, 2019 4:47 PM

Hi gabby ty so much I just had them done 1:40 . I will know after the anti stuff wear off in a couple days..
I hope that yours goes well also I think Iโ€™m a pro at this lol ๐Ÿ˜‚. Hug gently Shore .๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ

May 10, 2019 7:03 PM

My prayers and thoughts will be with you FlappysLady. Starting to feel better only to get blindsided. My husband was told he has colon cancer. Never ends. When itโ€™s me thatโ€™s one thing but my husband...low blow. We have to have further testing to see if itโ€™s spread etc. might as well weight for the entire picture. Wedding shore sure hope your injections help. Love prayers and best wishes to all!๐Ÿฆ‹tomorrow I turn 65 lol. Love you all.

May 10, 2019 8:47 PM

Hi pain well I did walk around the pound with my fiancรฉ where my parents walked . It was so very tried but up lifting in a way for me bc , I felt my parents presence there .
My back today was like a 6 But st times 7. So it like wave ๐ŸŒŠ like yet. Iโ€™ll still keep you posted . Ty for your prayers Iโ€™ll take them )))
Iโ€™m hope the sane for you guys a good day also.. hug gently to all night ty pain ) Shore ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•

May 11, 2019 9:02 AM

Keeping you and your husband in ot prayers Pain. And happy birthday!!!

May 12, 2019 8:41 PM

Thank you Gabbylynn. FlappysLady my thoughts and prayers are with you. I believe this might help you but please take it slow! Your. Body has to be able to heal. Love and best wishes to all. Being plaques with muscle spasms in my rib area. Dang painful ๐Ÿ˜–Hi to Weddingshore hope your pain is less. Thanks again Gabbylynn.๐Ÿ’•

May 12, 2019 9:09 PM

Hi pain you to Happy Motherโ€™s Day . Iโ€™m in sone oain mostly legs though area bottom sides and around calf area but I can manage .
Thanks for the nice prayers . I went with my fiancรฉ out and about to my parents grave site and his . Bakers Square for dinner . Have a nice evening hug gently Shore )) ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒˆ

May 13, 2019 7:01 AM

Hi pain and all and flappy Hug I hope that you have s nice day hug Shore ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒˆ

May 13, 2019 9:55 AM

Weddingshore sounds like you had a wonderful evening. Iโ€™m glad you were able to enjoy it.

May 13, 2019 12:30 PM

@Painwarrior... Happy belated birthday!! I'm sorry to hear about your husband cancer diagnosis. I'm like you; when it's me I can deal with it, but not when it's my hubby. Besides, he's a terrible patient! Lol. I will be praying for you and your hubby! My dad survived 36 years after having a carcinoid tumor and 18" of his small intestine removed (1982). He had to go through chemo & radiation following the surgery. He later had skin cancer (precancer), prostate cancer & metastatic carcinoid to his liver (went through seed radiation implants twice), and died last year from Alzheimer's and heart failure. There is always hope so try to stay positive, and I'll be praying for you both for strength and faith and courage.

Sadly my dad's brother was just diagnosed with prostate cancer, at age 73, and he's opted for 8 wk of old fashioned radiation treatment. And my mom's sister, age 89, now has melanoma in her scalp and doing very poorly. She picked up a staph infx after surgery. And with my surgery tomorrow I can't risk exposing myself to that, so I'll have to visit her later.

Speaking of my surgery tomorrow, I won't be online for days at least. But I hope to be back by week's end. Hugs love and prayers that everyone has as good a week as possible! ๐Ÿ™‚โค๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒผ

May 13, 2019 10:12 PM

FlappysLady,Thank you for your beautiful thoughts. I felt you would understand. Concentrate on getting stronger. Heck if it takes 2 weeks until you can respond it doesnโ€™t matter just that you are well my friend.๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿฆ‹

May 13, 2019 10:17 PM

Hi I was here a while back ago but some how I had to change my title lol . I hope that you all have a nice night later ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—โค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

May 15, 2019 11:10 AM

Hi everyone. I just wanted to let you know my surgery wasn't as extensive as the doc was prepared for, and I came home about 6 pm yesterday. My surgeon actually prayed for me & all the staff before my surgery! That meant a lot because my Dad (a retired pastor) use to pray for me before every surgery I've gone through. Having lost him 5/17/18, I was a little depressed he wasn't here to pray this time.
Anyway my surgery was a less invasive repair of the torn labrum in the hip socket. Doc told my hubby he put 2 pins in and stitched the labrum flap back in place. Doc said the torn piece was flapping back & forth causing the pinching pain. Last night was a terrible night of excruciating pain, with very little sleep. I had to take the dilaudid every 4 hrs since I came home. I always start itching after 7-10 days of dilaudid, so I hope I'll be off it by then (it's on med sensitivity list, but doc said tramadol wouldn't be strong enough). I can't bear any weight on my left leg, so I'm hopping on my right leg using a basic walker. That's much harder than I expected it to be!!! But hey, maybe my upper arms flabby muscles will disappear! Lol. ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ™ It's very painful & exhausting just getting in & out of bed. Going to the bathroom or living room is awful; my arms aren't as strong as they need to be. And I can't move the left leg without using my hands or right foot assisting, I can't feel enough to control, rotate, or lift the leg. My bed sits too high which makes my left leg hang limp & causes more pain! I understand what poor stepmom has been going through now; bless her heart!

Hugs love & prayers everyone has a good day today!

May 15, 2019 12:24 PM

So glad your surgery wasnโ€™t as extensive as feared but praying the pain eases and you can rest comfortably. Keeping you in my prayers

May 15, 2019 1:49 PM

HI guys I gtg Iโ€™m delete this site I must sorry . Some one said I was rude I wasnโ€™t .
So Iโ€™m leave be safe and sound bye guys Shore flappy Iโ€™m glad your surgery was really good ....

May 16, 2019 2:27 PM

Glad your surgery wasn't extensive as thought. I hope your pain eases and it is easier to move and sleep.

May 16, 2019 4:37 PM

Hi flappy I hope that you are doing ok and doing well in recovery . Iโ€™m still shore btw, hug to you and everyone Shore ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆโค๏ธโค๏ธ

May 16, 2019 7:37 PM

No matter where I go, there you are lmfao๐Ÿ˜‚ I thought u was safe in this other app. Wow. Kinda funny. I'm sorry you had to go through another surgery Flappys. I know it sucks. I hope you'll be feeling better soon.

May 16, 2019 8:51 PM

By the way rain Iโ€™m not lame oh ok Iโ€™ll pray for you though bye bye ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ขShore ends the post

May 17, 2019 8:58 PM

Sure am glad your surgery is over. Been 3-4? Days that Iโ€™ve been in hospital myself. Blood clots in both my lungs and multiple clots in both my legs. Guess thatโ€™s why I just was not getting any better. Lol ๐Ÿ˜‚ Shore donโ€™t let someone destroy your piece of happiness. Love and miss you,๐Ÿฆ‹

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