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Well went in for the pre-op appt today it all went well.  I have to go in for a pre-admin apt where they'll do all the pre-op testing next week.  Got some things cleared up.  The biggie being MRSA prevention.  Thier going to have me use hibaclens the day before and of surgery, thier also going to give me some IV antibiotics pre and post surgery.  Thier going to keep me in the hospital for a few days for IV antibiotics and pain control.  He said I will be up late that day hopefully walking and moving around.  Start...

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Got a date

Hey folks finally got my date for surgery.  Its going to be Oct 15.  Im going to be in the hospital for about 3-4 days.  Mostly for the reason of pain control but also they want to keep an eye on my heart and make sure Im ok after such a big surgery.

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Stir crazy

Still going stir crazy.  I miss working....I think my mind is gone.  I think Ive got cabin flu or something like that....ok Ive stopped freaking out....Im good now.  Going out with a friend for lunch today so that will get me out of the house.  Been having alot more pain the last few days.  This is day 5 of rain off and on. We havent had rain in MONTHS so havent had to deal with a knee injury and rain.  Its hurtin bad.  Its...

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Well woke up in an irritated mood.  I think the stress of all this is wearing on me and those I live with.  The main thing is Im tired of waiting, Im tired of my knee coming out, Im tired of not being able to do much.  Im used to being active and I spend my whole day now on the computer or on the couch with either heat or ice on my knee.  It keeps subluxating and it kinda feels weird/painful when the...

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Round 2

Well Im staring this journal and now I have something to write about. I will try to keep this updated. A little about me, Im a 26yo/female, live in the south and yes its been HOT!!