Monthly Archives: November 2012

Recovery – Week 6

I survived Thanksgiving, somehow… I was on my feet a lot from Wed to Sun, and my knee got pretty sore over the weekend. On Monday I called into the office because my scars were still really itchy, and starting … Continue reading

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Recovery – Week 5

Everything seems to just keep going, getting slowly better step by step. I’m less sore, walking more around the house without the brace, able to stand for longer amounts of time. All that jazz. And the weight continues to come … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving!

J and I hosted Thanksgiving dinner for some people from our church.  We ended up having 8 adults and 2 kids (including me and J, and J’s mom). We went shopping the weekend before Thanksgiving.  I set a limit of … Continue reading

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Recovery – Week 4

4 weeks post-op, time is starting to pick back up, and life is running almost normally again. Achievements this week: – I can pedal a bike, backwards and forwards! I got my first full forward circle on Monday with the … Continue reading

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Post-Op appointment

Today’s PT appointment was as rough as yesterday’s. I was pretty exhausted by the end of it. My post-op was a bit anti-climactic. The surgeon came in and looked at the knee really quick, did a few ROM movements and … Continue reading

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Recovery – Day 19

This week my therapist moves me to 3 PT appointments instead of 2. Well, the last two weeks PT has been hard, and parts hurt, but they really stepped it up today!! Electric pulse stimulation, more massage, plus really starting … Continue reading

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Recovery – Day 15

Can’t believe it’s already 2 weeks past my surgery already! And only 3 weeks until thanksgiving. Today at PT was pretty encouraging. My knee is up to 96 degrees of flexion! That’s 20 degrees in two days. Go bike! I … Continue reading

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