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    Fifa's New Best Friend - The Toto Washlet Bidet

    Hi, everyone -

    A lovely person on the board asked me about our bidet, how we chose it, etc. Here's what we ended up doing and why. (smiley)

    My biggest concern preop, knowing that I would be...
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    Fifa At The Ten Month Mark

    Hi, everyone -

    It has been forever since I've been on the forum. Hope you all are well.

    I have had two problems since surgery, both of which are getting better. All in all, I'm very happy...
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    Hi, Nancy - I'm ten months out from surgery...

    Hi, Nancy -

    I'm ten months out from surgery and can say now that I'm so happy I did it. I put it off for as long as I could, thinking that it was a choice and that someday, I would get around to...
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    Hi, Karen - THANK YOU for that! The rib pain...

    Hi, Karen -

    THANK YOU for that! The rib pain is especially bad. The tailbone pain is getting better. You know, I thought of something on Friday (I had my first appointment with my primary care...
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    Hey there, Peggy! Okay...where did you find...

    Hey there, Peggy!

    Okay...where did you find a long-handled razor insert? You won't answer this fast enough, so I'm headed over to Amazon right now. LOLOL The hairy legs have been an...
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    Hi, Miss Susie Bee!! (huge smiley) Thanks for...

    Hi, Miss Susie Bee!! (huge smiley)

    Thanks for your post. I see the surgeon back in early June, so I am going to ask him about PT at that time. Now that I'm doing more sitting and walking, even...
  7. Hi, Susan - Just got here after another...

    Hi, Susan -

    Just got here after another several week absence, but am checking your thread before I check my own. LOL I think about you every day and send prayers up for you! Hope you are doing...
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    Hi, Cathy - I'm nearly six months out and I...

    Hi, Cathy -

    I'm nearly six months out and I too have to rest after doing certain things. I don't go to sleep when I rest anymore, but I do have to lie down after a shower. I lie down after...
  9. Thread: Toilets

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    I hope it isn't too late to respond. Susie Bee,...

    I hope it isn't too late to respond. Susie Bee, I laughed out loud at "you go, girl." Seems fitting for a toilet thread. LOL

    We bought a Kohler comfort height toilet from Home Depot about 12...
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    Hi, Liz - Sounds like you are having a...

    Hi, Liz -

    Sounds like you are having a remarkable recovery! I kind of dropped off the board for a couple of months. Life got busy, plus I forgot my password. LOL I have been thinking of you...
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    Hi, Tamena - So nice to hear from you today! ...

    Hi, Tamena -

    So nice to hear from you today! Good luck with your daughter's appointment - sending up some prayers for her (and you, too). (smiley) Hope you are doing well!!

    Hugs to you...
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    Hello! I can't believe you are at the...

    Hello!

    I can't believe you are at the four-year mark! Congrats!! You have been a huge inspiration to me, and I thank you. That video of you teeing off after your surgery is everything!! (big...
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    Hello to you both! You'll read on this forum...

    Hello to you both!

    You'll read on this forum that many of us had those pangs - I believe it is normal. For a lot of us, it starts to sink in with that preop visit! I remember that visit quite...
  14. Hi, Peggy - They do standing plain films at...

    Hi, Peggy -

    They do standing plain films at Chesterfield, so I don't go anywhere else for films. It is a much shorter trip for us. I LOVE that machine at Barnes! Incredible pictures!

    I...
  15. Hi! I totally agree with you! I, too, could...

    Hi!

    I totally agree with you! I, too, could have used more hand-holding than what I got, and I certainly could have used more preop information. For instance, I was really surprised that they...
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    Hi, Susie! I found your post very helpful and...

    Hi, Susie!

    I found your post very helpful and will look back through the threads for memory loss and the "turtle and the hare." I, too, am still using my shower chair at the five month mark. ...
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    Hi!!! Long time, no response from me. I'm so...

    Hi!!!

    Long time, no response from me. I'm so sorry!

    I found your post to be very helpful (see my response to Peggy with regard to brain chemistry and my previous experience with...
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    Hi, Peggy!!! I think of you every day and...

    Hi, Peggy!!!

    I think of you every day and pray for you! Sorry for the delay in this response.

    At my last visit with Dr. B, I had the radiology folks there print out my last x-ray, which I do...
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    Fifa at the Five Month Mark

    Hi, everyone -

    I am SO SORRY that it has been two months since I posted, but what a difference two months makes. LOL

    Re-reading my posts from February, it is hard to believe that is me...that...
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    Oh, wow - I just read this after being off the...

    Oh, wow - I just read this after being off the forum for a couple of months, and at first got excited when it was said that Dr. Lenke was coming to Columbia. Of course, I thought he was coming to...
  21. Hi, Susan - I haven't been on the forum in a...

    Hi, Susan -

    I haven't been on the forum in a couple of months (haven't been back to my thread yet to check to know how long it has been). Just want you to know I'm sorry to hear about this...
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    Three month mark today - 2/10/2015

    Hi, everyone -

    It seems like forever since I've posted in my own thread. I've posted in several others, but have neglected my own. It seems like everything in my life right now is neglected in...
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    Hi, I couldn't agree with you more about...

    Hi,

    I couldn't agree with you more about every single thing you said. There are good nurse and bad nurses, and I think we've all experienced the best and worst of them! The same can be said for...
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    Hi, Sorry I haven't responded before now -...

    Hi,

    Sorry I haven't responded before now - I've been pretty deep inside my own head. (frowny face) My gabapentin capsules are 300 mg. I take two per day. My dosage sheet had me working up to...
  25. Hi, Peggy! Glad to hear everything is in...

    Hi, Peggy!

    Glad to hear everything is in place! (smiley) Sorry I haven't posted for so long - I'm battling fatigue and depression. I had put off my checkup with Megan, and when we went to see...
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