Posted 12-26-2012 12:01 PM by Newlyshiftfoot
Updated 12-26-2012 11:26 PM by Administrator
So last night was hard, I was in a bit of pain all night and couldnít sleep. The pain wasnít unbearable but it definitely made it hard to get comfortable. I ended up switching between oxycodone and valium all night. It is obvious the nerve block wore off. I was able to move my toes more and that put some extra strain on my foot which didnít help. Keeping it elevated and iced is making things much easier.
Today is a big day, I get the dressing off, an xray and a new cast. Iíve heard...
Posted 12-26-2012 12:00 PM by Newlyshiftfoot
Updated 12-26-2012 11:32 PM by Administrator
I woke up this morning a bit early, around 5:30am and in a bit of pain. Nothing that wasnít manageable but my foot was sore. I took the pain pill around the time I woke up and watched some tv. Pretty uneventful. I tried hard to just take it easy. I was in more pain and I could tell the nerve block was wearing off.
As the day went on, I got a knee scooter so I can get around easier. It wasnít hard to get out of the house, but it definitely makes things more sore. As the day went...
Posted 12-26-2012 11:58 AM by Newlyshiftfoot
Updated 12-26-2012 11:29 PM by Administrator
It is about 1:30 in the afternoon and I had my surgery this morning. I was at the hospital at 5:30am, did the paperwork, then they called me back.
Here is a timeline up until I had the surgery.
The RN was awesome. She kept me at ease, made sure I was comfortable and got me magazines to read. If you have to have this or Iím guessing any surgery, bring a book or magazine. There is a lot of downtime before you go to surgery. After the nurse was done, I read some magazines...