Author: Jilligan
•7:09 PM
My computer is still in the shop. Turns out it wasn't the easy repair they thought it would be or I just wasn't high on the get this thing fixed list.

I had surgery on Friday. Still groggy on the details but know they fixed my ACL with donor ligament, cleaned out the meniscus and some scar tissue. I was in lots of pain coming home from the hospital and through the evening on Friday. I finally got my pain under control when my sweet hubby called the doctor and told him I wouldn't stop crying. Today we changed the dressing, lots of bleeding and bruising. I have been on my CPM machine non-stop and the ice machine also. Tomorrow I get to drop back to 8 hours a day for both machines. I wonder how many calories that machine burns. I think I will just alternate legs and see if I notice anything! I start physical therapy on Tuesday and go three times a week. Not the most fun but necessary evil I guess.

I will try to get some posts done while I am off. I have to stay home at least 2 weeks. I will try to catch up on everyone's blogs while I am off also.

I am restarting another round of cracking tomorrow with all the girls from work and my sisters. I plan on having lots of shakes cause I can keep them in a cooler by my bed. I would appreciate any "dieting while injuried" advice.

Have a good week everyone.
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2 comments:

On November 11, 2008 at 1:58 PM , Laura N said...

My husband has knee surgery years ago, and I know it's a tough recovery. I hope you have lots of family support. I can't imagine how hard that must be, with the kids and everything. BUT at least you are on the downhill. It is only going to get better!

Hang in there!!

 
On December 10, 2008 at 10:42 AM , fit lil fiddle said...

I hope you are healing well!