Well, after watching this board on and off over the last four painful years, I finally had my right hip resurfed by Dr. Gross on Sept. 5, 2007. I want to tell everyone that my pre-op and OR experience were beyond belief. I used to be an RN and I have never seen a team of medical providers so compassionate and just plain nice.We stayed at the Courtyard by Marriott in the parking lot of the hospital. Being the first case of the day we thought it would be easier. Two or three minutes after arriving they came to take
Hip #2 is going well here in Gent Belgium. Everyone says that I am doing much better then I did for the first one, but I thought I did great the first time! It is easier though. I am fondly beginning to think of it as a three day “time out” that I had to take to get repaired.
The second hip was easier ~ knowing what to expect is more then half the battle. Dr. DeSmet or whoever your doctor is fights the other half for you. Maybe it is in the fight that we find life again. At … Read the rest