Hey! It DOES get better! [post TKR]

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Wow! I hung on to everyone's claim that things get better but was constantly exhausted, in pain, and doubting if I would ever feel like myself again.

But, yesterday I drove myself to the store, last night I got 5 hours of uninterrupted sleep, and today I comfortably stood at the bathroom mirror to get ready for the day without even thinking about sitting down. I do believe I'm still me after all. smile

Hang on everyone---good days and nights are coming! Let's be gentle with ourselves and keep the hope!

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    So happy to hear that you have reached a good place in your recovery!

    It will get better and better as your poor body recovers from all it has gone through!

    Enjoy each victory!🙌😊😁🙌

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    Hi I'm 19 days post op and still have a good amount of pain I elevate and ice 5 times a day..I've had 5 Physical therapy sessions and my flex ion is 100 degrees .... The only thing I'm allergic to the pain meds which make physical therapy harder. I'm taking Tylenol and ibuprophen 3 times a day....I'm are the acute phase is almost over.. Hopefully.

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