Update on foot surgery

soldierswife
By soldierswife Latest Reply 2010-07-01 06:32:28 -0500
Started 2010-06-29 16:10:23 -0500

The date is July 13th at 8am. My pre op is actually on July 8th which is my 4th wedding anniversary lol. So..not happy with that. My pre registration at the hospital is the 12th of course. I am very nervous but i am sure i will be fine. I will ask all those questions on the 8th and let you all know what his answers all. Thanks to everyone for the prayers! I feel so blessed to be surrounded by you great people!!


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petals
petals 2010-06-30 06:33:48 -0500 Report

I will be praying for you!! You know what I do before a surgery, I always visuallize that the Lord is doing the surgery, I see him not just guiding the surgeons hands but actually doing it Himself. This always relaxes me. Hope that this helps. I have had 6 surgies and this worked every time for me.

soldierswife
soldierswife 2010-06-30 06:47:06 -0500 Report

I think I will have to try that! I like to imagine him holding my hand going down the hall way! That is the worst part to me. knowing that i am fixing to be put into a state that doesnt allow me to know what is going on around me, but not really sleeping. He told me i would not remember anything, however, i could hear him talking and even told him what he was saying. most of it is a blur but i remember hearing his voice, I like to think this was God letting me know he was in control and if knowing what was happening would give me peace, then he would allow me to have it!

petals
petals 2010-06-30 07:32:59 -0500 Report

God is in control!! Don't forgot that, ever!! For me the worst part was being put to sleep, I hate that!! It's just plain creepy!! Keep in touch.

Gabby
GabbyPA 2010-06-29 19:21:05 -0500 Report

You will do fine. Don't get all bent up about it, it will just make your levels go higher than they will anyway. Keep calm...you will be fine. Besides, I bet your daughter will take great care of you.

Harlen
Harlen 2010-06-29 17:25:51 -0500 Report

We all will be thinking of you and sending prayers to you
Make them test you every two hr after or they will not and the better your #s the faster you will heal
Best wishes
Harlen

soldierswife
soldierswife 2010-06-30 06:50:47 -0500 Report

thank you sir! Thats what i want to talk to him about most. Both my daughter and i are having a1c's done today! Praying for a good number! He did tell me if i was in the pre diabetic range still that i was not facing much more than a non diabetic would face as far as infection. He is more concerned with the nerves than the infection so i am confident that God has this all worked out and it will be fine!

ccritch
ccritch 2010-06-30 07:32:13 -0500 Report

Amen! Soldierwife, God has everything planned even before we know it. He is so wonderful. God Bless and Great News! I will continue my prayers and I hope you and your daughter have Great A1C numbers!

God Bless and have a Blessed Day

RAYT721
RAYT721 2010-06-29 16:45:58 -0500 Report

Nobody likes the thought of surgery but you'll feel more relieved when it's over and done with. My wife had knee surgery and she's been doing awesome. She's now talking about the other one later in the year. Our only advice is that no longer how hard or painful the following physical therapy is, it is of paramount importance. Keep that in mind. Know that I/we will be thinking of you and wishing you a speedy recovery!!!

soldierswife
soldierswife 2010-06-29 17:22:27 -0500 Report

i had this surgery a year ago, but from the bottom of my foot and not the top, and also without the pin. I am thinking this may be a pin he will remove in the office in a few weeks but i do not know for sure, i will find out on the 8th! Glad the wifey is healing well. Best of luck with the other knee! My dad had knee surgery and struggles with it after a year. He is going to have it redone I think! So, nice to know she did well and had success! Hopefully my father will too this time!

Roy531
Roy531 2010-06-29 16:19:44 -0500 Report

I will be praying for you and the doctor at that time, just remember God will be right there with you.

soldierswife
soldierswife 2010-06-29 17:20:34 -0500 Report

thank you! I know he will and I hope that I have enough of my right mind after sedation to acknowledge him and know that he is my peace!

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