It's been a roller coaster for sure and pain is not the huge aspect,
just the discomfort of the connective tissue pulling and spasming. I
can stand, and did the day after surgery. I can walk with a cane or
without a cane, but my husband insists I need the can and so does the
I had to be re-hospitalized with a serious infection, but it wasn't
one of the super staff infections and it cleared and continues to
clear with IV antibiotics, which is now killing my digestive system.
Basically out of the woods, but not fully. Now the rehab, which I'm
very happy to do. If anyone out there is allergic to cheap jewelry in
their ears tell your surgeon. The staples which I thought should be
surgical steel turn out to be alloy metals and this is what gave way
and opportunity to a deeper infection, but all my staples did get
infected and very swollen first. They're out now and the scar looks
minimal, for the size they made it.
I cannot wait to play in the dirt, but Mark did infer he is going to
buy me body armor with internal air conditioning, and impermeable ro
any organisms of any sort, managed by hosing down with lysol before
removing the armor. I do like the air conditioned part!