Surgery Canceled for Now

Last Update: January 22, 2014

Hello, my WA family. I have been around, but not too active lately.

I had my pre-op yesterday for the hip replacement surgery scheduled for next week. It turns out I am a very high risk for surgery at this time. There are risk factors that cannot be changed which means I will have a spinal instead of general anesthesia However, other risk factors can be lessened with hard work. Need to control stress, blood pressure and Diabetes. I am very disappointed because I was looking forward to getting rid of the pain. (Not allowed to have pain meds during this time period). I will just have to do what I need to do to make surgery safer for me.

So, am I going to give up on WA? NO! Bite down on a pencil and proceed.

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Faridi Premium
You are one strong person. I pray and hope for the best for you
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Bill67 Premium
Ouch!! Best of luck getting ready for your Surgery. Hope it will come together soon for you.
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Karyskis Premium
Hope your quest to health goes well.
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M W Mihalicz Premium
It must be tough, but so are you!! Hang in there Betty.
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SamTea Premium
That is the spirit!
We are with you, Betty.
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