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Thursday, February 18, 2021      11 comments

Thank you for all you kind words and prayers and well wishes for Brad. It hurts to see him write that he realizes that he could 'gain his wings'. He does everything he can for his kids, even when it hurts him to do so. I had my hard cry and ... Read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2021      14 comments

I will first start with Brad's latest blog. Grab a tissue you may need it. Say I Won’t: Continuing to Defy the Stage IV Cancer Statistics Journal Entry by Brad Hook — 46 minutes ago It has been quite some time since my last post with m... Read more
Friday, February 12, 2021      15 comments

Well today is graduation day. I graduate from home health care to regular physical therapy. I am walking well, still with some pain, but I am walking. I see the surgeon on Monday where he will remove the zipper from my leg. That is what she ... Read more
Monday, February 08, 2021      20 comments

Well they are telling me that I am doing well and ahead of where they expect me to be. But I can't get a good night's sleep. I will doze off for about 30 minutes then roll over on the leg and wake up. The last few days I have averaged maybe a... Read more
Thursday, February 04, 2021      21 comments

Was a good day! No spills or falls or mishaps. Got the wound vac taken off the incision. There is some plastic thing that looks somewhat looks like a zipper left that I have a bandage. I got cleared for the shower, but not quite ready for th... Read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2021      15 comments

Being dependent on others to help me do things is getting old real fast. Being a klutz is driving me nuts. The nurse and therapist said I am advancing quickly, but I don't feel like it. I get up once an hour to walk around the house. Today I... Read more
Saturday, January 30, 2021      19 comments

Back home today. The surgeon said that there was more damage than he thought, however he got it all cleaned up and says that it is good to go. It is very painful but I am doing my therapy and using the CPM machine 4-5 hours a day. Since I did... Read more
Friday, January 29, 2021      18 comments

Surgery went well and he was replaced DR said that there was more damage in the knee then it anticipated but he got it all fixed and everything should be good going through my therapy and everything and the leg is getting stronger still have som... Read more
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      20 comments

Well tomorrow is the day, at long last. I will get my first knee replacement! The hospital called and confirmed for me to be there at 6:30 a.m. So I guess at last it is a go. I am set up for it at home now, except the 65 inch television is s... Read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2021      10 comments

Well, the day was going great, as my last day of isolation, and still symptom free, until I heard from Brad. His latest regiment of chemo, has left him with severe allergic reactions, which they have to pump him full of medications to counterac... Read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2021      15 comments

Well, I guess I am one of the lucky ones, to be asymptomatic with this virus. Still feeling great, and anxious to get my surgery. Nine days away. I was worried on Sunday, as my left knee kept giving out and I am having my right knee replaced.... Read more
Sunday, January 17, 2021      9 comments

Day 5 of my isolation! Same old same old. Worked for 5 hours this morning as there is not much else to do. Another dreary cloudy cold day here. For excitement, I took the trash to the curb. Encountered no one, and wore a mask. I needed som... Read more
Friday, January 15, 2021      10 comments

Still symptom free and feeling great. But I got to quit cooking. Got up and made omlets for Marg and I at 5:00 a.m. For lunch, I made a pot of beef stew. For dinner a pork loin, baked apples, and sage stuffing and salad. Margaret and Chris ... Read more
Thursday, January 14, 2021      12 comments

Funny how the mind can play tricks on you. Yesterday was a whirlwind for me. After getting my mind to realize that I tested positive, I started thinking I was feeling symptoms. At times I thought I was feverish. But the thermometer showed 98... Read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2021      10 comments

Well surgery is now rescheduled for January 28. I am glad it was able to be rescheduled as early as this. My medical doctor called back and he says there is really no prescribed program for covid is you have no symptoms. He recommends a cockta... Read more

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