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Bionic Woman Walking

They really don't mess around after surgery. The first PT session was held in the bed, apparently after my stellar performance with the pass-out/vomit combo. They had me sit for quite awhile on the edge of the bed and finally did get me up on the crutches to walk out into the hall and back.… Continue reading Bionic Woman Walking

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The Countdown Continues

I am so busy running around trying to get everything finished before I leave - I didn't realize I did so much each day. Just typing up the list of the daily stuff for the kids was exhausting but was a hearty rationalization and answer to that age old questions "what do you do all… Continue reading The Countdown Continues

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8 Days and Counting

  Surprisingly, I'm more than a little embarrassed to start a blog. It's particularly surprising since I write a monthly column where I recount in detail the goofy things that seem to happen to me and my family. But with hip resurfacing surgery coming up in one short week, I thought it might be helpful… Continue reading 8 Days and Counting