Second knee

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well it is 5 days since the second knee and thankful I am home. I had forgotten how really painful it is or I might not have gone through with it again. Hardest part is getting up and down from my bed. Just felt like reaching out and talking to people who understand.  My sister is here helping out my husband so have great care. Just hurting.  Cathy

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    Click on my picture; 16 posts out there ...hope some help.

    Go and get some microfiber satin sheets...very silky, slippery and inexpensive.  You'll slide on and off the bed with ease...

    Almost 15 months post-op from #1; putting off #2 for at least a year.  Need to get the horror out of my head first...

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    Worst time now. At least you understand that every day brings healing. Get through it as best you are able, do the leg lifts and know we're here for a chat. xx

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    Well done Cathy for having your second knee done. Remember to take it a day at a time. Celebrate any progress and lots of medication. Sending a big hug. I am 7 weeks post first leg and meant to be having second asap. Not sure I will be that brave  but new knee is now the strong knee and that is good. Take care. 
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      Susie I know ho scary it is to face it again. It is basically two miserable weeks and then things start to get better. I am on week one. But I am so greatfull it is in the rear view mirror. My first one was a little over a year ago and it is doing great. 
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      It was just that the first two weeks were the worst  could nor really take care of myself and not used to that . I think I start to really feel better by about 4 months 
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    Yes, Cathy at first it is really hard but it does get better. I at some point have to have a 2 TKR also; I am truly not looking forward to it. I just had the first one in Feb of this year and I am not totally well from that one. I did get some good news though on my last Dr's visit. I am not bone on bone like my other knee yet so I have started therapy on that knee as well as therapy on the knee I had surgery on. Good luck.

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    Hoping for swift recovery. I am 14 weeks post-op and still sore and a bit swollen. Vacuumed yesterday and shouldn't have done it. Paying for it today. Ugh! Take care.

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