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Dannywayoflife

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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #80 on: April 23, 2013, 01:34:06 PM »
That's awesome news Anna! Please keep us posted! X
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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #81 on: April 23, 2013, 01:51:08 PM »
Finally Anna!!! All of that hard work paid off.

Excellent news. Will raise an appropriately sized tankard to Anna tonight.
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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #82 on: April 23, 2013, 02:16:04 PM »
Thanks guys  ;D

.... I hope an appropriate sized tankard means a super sized one!!!!  ;D
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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #83 on: April 23, 2013, 04:40:29 PM »
Definitely... probably both hands...
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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #84 on: April 23, 2013, 08:04:36 PM »
Congratulations, Anna.
You never gave up and you've done it. As you say, the start of a pain free life is in sight.
You're under a top surgeon who will sort your bones out, it's all good from here for you now.
You'll be in top form for the start of the party season!
I'm looking forward to your updates, great news.
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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #85 on: April 23, 2013, 08:14:12 PM »
Thanks Mike :)

I will keep you all updated. Eeeeek, I cant stop smiling  ;D
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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #86 on: April 25, 2013, 09:53:07 AM »
Good news Anna good luck
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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #87 on: May 30, 2013, 04:33:44 PM »
Best give you all an update ......

They have cancelled my surgery in July ..... as expected. I think the only reason they gave me a date is because I put in a complaint to my MP after waiting 14 months of getting nowhere with the NHS. I think the hospital have panicked. I received a long apology letter and a surgery date and then shortly after when I asked why I was not getting the EUA (Examination under aesthetic) which was planned prior to making a decision re THR, they cancelled my surgery date and booked me in for the EUA. Does that make any sense at all or am I jibbering?

Basically, the long and short of it is that I have no surgery booked now. I have the EUA next Tuesday 4th june. They will put me to sleep and pull my leg around to see if the hip still fits into the socket properly. They will also inject some dye to see what the cartilage damage is like. I will hopefully then get a decision as to whether we are going ahead with the THR or something else. Sigh.

In the mean time, I have been quite active lately with my biking. I have also attempted skiing which I managed on lots of pain killers but suffered greatly after. I'm on 60mg co-codamol  at the min which makes me a bit monged out but is allowing me to walk a bit further and keep with the biking etc. The pain is getting increasingly worse and noticed a lot more if I don't take my meds. Especially when driving and sitting and my hip is 'giving way' quite alot. Ha, I've seen a few horrified faces lately when I've gone to stand up and almost stacked it on the floor in pain!! I try not to take my meds before driving as they do make me spaced out a bit but it leaves me in quite abit of pain ... especially as its my accelerating hip and I don't have an automatic car! I'm really stiff too but I'm determined to keep going and am refusing to give up my hobbies. I kinda feel like I don't have much left to preserve or destroy so I'm just giving my hip hell and doing all the things I probably wont be able to do with a THR ..... like bungy jumping and learning to jump on my mountain bike! Kinda loving that! :)

Anyway, starting to get a bit nervous for Tuesday so wish me luck!!!

Anna


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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #88 on: May 30, 2013, 05:41:01 PM »
Good luck with your examination under anaesthetic next week.

It's quite a shame they didn't keep your original operation date too because realistically there is plenty of time to analyse your hip and prepare for surgery.

However, you are in the system and things are happening so let's hope that this is the start of your approach to get on the operating table.
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hernanu

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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #89 on: May 30, 2013, 05:54:32 PM »
Good luck Anna! I can't wait until it's all done for you.
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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #90 on: May 30, 2013, 05:59:53 PM »
I'm thinking of you mate  :)
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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #91 on: June 01, 2013, 09:46:57 PM »
Thanks guys, I will let you know how it goes!

Evant - they cancelled my surgery date but gave me a new one a few weeks later on 8th august so fingers crossed that will remain the same. I guess I will find out on Tuesday!  ???
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Anna

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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #92 on: June 05, 2013, 10:36:07 AM »
Phew, its over  ;D

Finally home after a long and painful 4 hour drive this morning. I have a manual right hand side drive car and its my right hip which is bad! Driving is becoming a mission. I had a tip though to place a rolled towel / jumper under my thigh and it really did work and relieve some of the strain and pain from my hip.... just incase anyone is having the same problem! Hip is more achy than usual but not too bad ... although as soon as I got home my lower back went. I am now sat in bed feeling sorry for myself again! Why does a poorly hip affect everything else .... bad back ... bad knees .... bad shoulder ..... aaaaargh!!!!!!

Anyway, I get my results from my EUA in a week or two so fingers crossed I get the results I want

Hope everyone is well today

Anna  :)


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Re: Too young for a THR?
« Reply #93 on: June 05, 2013, 01:31:16 PM »
Hope you get good results, Anna! Crossing fingers here which makes it adventuresome to type.  ;D

I think some of the bad everything else will let up after your surgery.
Hernan, LHR 8/24/2010, RHR 11/29/2010 - Cormet, Dr. Snyder