SIJD Surgery:: day four

It snowed all day today; I watched from our third floor window as the blanket fell flake by flake. I haven’t felt very good today: lots of digestive issues due to taking narcotics, and I’m also trying to sync my meds so that I can take two pain pills at once (every six hours) rather
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Surgery:: Day Six (Home Sweet Home)

So you know that potential for a huge snag when you have surgery in another state? Yeah, it happened to me.   I booked a first class ticket home on United Airlines. We left Missoula at 6:50 am, were to arrive in Denver around 9:00 am, and leave for Austin an hour later. But before
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Surgery:: one week

Today was one week since I had my SI joint fusion. (In case you missed it, you can read about how I came to the decision here.)   The best thing about being one week post-op is that you finally get to take a shower! I’ve never appreciated hot water and shampoo more. The steri-strips were
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