December 10, 2008 Well here I am, 5 days post-op.
My surgeon says everything went to plan. I had an epidural and woke up later with my new hip!
To be brutally honest, the only surprise is how much pain I am in – I kind of assumed everything else would happen, but for some reason – the pain has taken me by surprise!
One unforseen complication is that the swelling in my leg has triggered an arthritis attack in my knee on the operated side whic is severely hindering my physiotherapy.
Sleeping is a problem, not really because of … Read the rest