On August 12, 2013 I am scheduled for my knee replacement surgery. So we are less than 2 weeks away. So we are basically preparing for the big day. On Tuesday I got a call from the surgical nurse. We went over my medical history and the medicines I am taking. And talked a little bit of what to expect while I am in the hospital. She also asked me if I would like to go to a class on joint surgery. I told her yes. The class was on thursday from 9-10. I knew that I was going to have full day.
So today was the day. at 8:15 I had a Dr’s appointment for my pre-op surgery. I had an ekg and a physical, and blood test, and also a test for Mursa. I had another test and it showed that I may have a bladder infection, or UTI or a kidney infection. I probably will know tomorrow the results. I also have an ear infection as well. So Doc put me on Antibiotics today and hopefully it will take care of it before I have my surgery. And a referral to see an ENT specialist after I am feeling better from my surgery.
I decided since I was at the hospital for that class, I should just go ahead and get my x-rays done. So my next stop was to check into the hospital and go to x-ray. I had my knee x-rayed and my chest x-ray. both x-rays were for different doctors so I had to wear two wrist bands. That didn’t take to long.
While I was getting my x-rays done, Larry went to Sam’s club to pick up my prescription for antibiotics. He bought a few other things too. By the time I was done with the x-rays and walked back to my car, Larry was there waiting for me.
Then our next stop was to go to the Verizon store. So we took one vehicle over there. They Verizon store got Larry’s phone number on his new phone. It’s the same one he had. which I was hoping that they could do that. They could not activate mine I had to go on-line to get it activated. After we were finished there Larry brought me back to get my car from the hospital and we went home.
Usually on thursdays is the day that I spend with my neighbor Jan. So I had told her a couple of days ago I would be late coming over. So I got home put my papers in the house and headed over to Jan’s. We left to go to the Mexican restaurant for our usual Taco Salad. Then we went over to the AT&T phone store so she could get her ringer turned up to loud. Because she cannot hear her phone ring.
After we were done there we went over to JC Penny’s to look around. By the time we were ready to go, I was so tired. So on the way home from her house I was falling asleep.
When I got home, I decided to take a nap. So slept for about an hour.
I got on line and got my new phone turned on. And my old verizon phone fell completely apart so its not working anymore.
Then Larry had a sandwich to eat , and I had my fruit smoothy for dinner. After dinner we headed over to a 2nd hand store, that had two arm chairs and they were 6.99 a piece. One of the things that we learned from the class is to get an arm chair which would be easier for me to get up and down. So we went over to that place but they had been sold already. So I will continue to go back there and check again. I know we will be able to pick something else.
The rest of evening I have been talking on my cell phone. Texting my friends and family.