June 11, 2009 I am six days post surgery and feeling better. I had a rough 18 hours due to H and H blood levels and allergies to pain meds. They were trying to get me up out of bed, but I was so lightheaded that I could not go anywhere. I ended up passing out in the restroom about 22 hours after my surgery, but luckily I knew it was coming and they were able to lower me to the floor in a decent position and they do not think it did anything to the new hip since I have had little pain. As a result of my blood issues, I had to have a transfusion. I was not thrilled and did not really want to do it, but my blood levels were not coming up on their own.
Within twelve hours of finishing the transfusion, I was up … Read the rest