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Knee replacement

Friday, April 18, 2014



The verdict from the bone scan is a definite revision of the existing knee that was done before in 2008, and possible knee replacement if they cannot get it to fit correctly due to too much spacing in between. The scan above shows the bottom portion needs to be replaced. As you can see from the extra white on the bottom section where the 'plug' goes into the Tibia. The white shaded area is where it has come lose.

Even though I asked the doctor specifically if this type of replacement has ever been recalled he told me 'not to my knowledge, we have never received any information about it'. The link below however shows a completely different story.

www.drugwatch.com/nexgen-knee-replac
ement/recall.php

There are over 700 pending cases in US District Court that have been filed against the Zimmer Company that makes these. Did you know they alone have had over 3 million sold. That is 3 million people with bad knees. That is an astonishing emoticon number. Don't you think?

This may slow me down but it doesn't have to get me down. I alone am going to choose my destiny and I choose to praise God for another second chance at being able to walk again without pain.

I have to have an 'all clear' from my family doc. I cannot get in to see her until April 29th. Lab work and EKG have to be completed first, than a visit from the nurse at the Fauster Center and than surgery will be scheduled.

To my spark friends Happy Friday, Happy Easter and remember that Jesus is the reason for the season as we celebrate with family, friends and church.

  
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1HAPPYSPIRIT 4/18/2014 2:16PM

    Thinking of you and sending positive thoughts!

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I_AM_COLLEEN 4/18/2014 1:40PM

    hope all goes well .. if you need the surgery i hope it is just a repair to what is there and not another total replacement .. will say a prayer for all to be well .. take care !!

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UWPALUM 4/18/2014 11:54AM

    Good luck with the process. I'm sure you are in good hands with your medical professionals!

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LUCYVT 4/18/2014 9:56AM

    emoticon you'll make the right decision

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REGILIEH 4/18/2014 6:18AM

    HAPPY EASTER!!!

I KNOW YOU WILL CHOOSE WISELY REGARDING YOUR KNEE!

HUGS!

ANNE

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STALEYK 4/18/2014 6:10AM

    What's your schedule? Are you getting the surgery?

Hoping and praying you have a joyful Easter celebration and a wonderful time with family.

Keeping your knee in my prayers!

Love yah,
Kathleen

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Easter Version of ‘Hallelujah’

Thursday, April 17, 2014

With Easter soon approaching I wanted to share a video from godtube that you can watch by clicking the link below (it is completely safe). This version of Hallelujah is one of the best I have ever heard and brought me to tears. Listen to the words closely.

www.godtube.com/watch/?v=0E02FMNU



Today I find out what the results to the bone scan are. Wish me luck...

  
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REGILIEH 4/17/2014 3:47PM

    I'M CLAIMING THE SCAN WILL BE GREAT!!!

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CARRIELYN56 4/17/2014 6:17AM

    Love & luck for your scan results..... emoticon

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Is Your Gossip Really True?

Wednesday, April 16, 2014




There is one habit that we all engage in, to varying degrees, and that is the habit of gossiping. We have even been advised not to say anything about a person if we cannot say something good about him/her. We have also heard the humorous adage, "If you can't say something nice about someone... come over here and sit down by me."

We may have even heard another person say, when offering chewy bits of information about someone else, "I can't tell you any more than I have already told you - I have already told you more than I heard myself."

We can offer up many reasons why we "exchange information" about others. We may even feel justified in doing so. However, the bottom line is that gossiping is a hurtful activity. Read on...


A woman repeated a bit of gossip about a neighbor. Within a few days the whole community knew the story. The person it concerned was deeply hurt and offended. Later the woman responsible for spreading the rumor learned that it was completely untrue.

She was very sorry and went to a wise old sage to find out what she could do to repair the damage. "Go to the marketplace," he said, "and purchase a chicken, and have it killed. Then on your way home, pluck its feathers and drop them one by one along the road."

Although surprised by this advice, the woman did what she was told. The next day the wise man said, "Now go and collect all those feathers you dropped yesterday and bring them back to me." The woman followed the same road, but the wind had blown the feathers all away. After searching for hours, she returned with only three in her hand.

"You see," said the old sage, "it's easy to drop them, but it's impossible to get them back. So it is with gossip. It doesn't take much to spread a rumor, but once you do, you can never completely undo the wrong."

Author Unknown



Affirmation for the Week:

Before I repeat a story about any other person, I will ask myself the following:

Is it true?
Is it harmless?
Is it necessary?
If the answer is "no" to any of these questions, I won't repeat it.


Have a gossip free week!

  
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MAGA99 4/16/2014 9:24AM

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when I used to teach I would play the telephone game I would whisper MICKEY MOUSE IS ON THE MOON then when it would got to the last student I would crazy stuff like MS MARCIA MAKES FRIED CHICKEN or THE MOONS MOUSE IS MAKING MACARONI
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SONFLOWERGAMMY 4/16/2014 8:28AM

    Amen!

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STALEYK 4/16/2014 6:20AM

    Good reminder to start my day!

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Consider the Lilies

Monday, April 14, 2014



So I took the stress test today. It said I was vulnerable to stress. You think? Aren't we all? Many can let stress roll off their shoulders while others take it to heart and ruminate over it daily.

As for myself I know God promises many things to me: Matthew 6:28-34

28 And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

So you see I don't have to worry. He will take care of me. ~ Donna



  
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SONFLOWERGAMMY 4/16/2014 8:13AM

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    Awesome girl! Good jump start to my day!

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SHERYLP461 4/14/2014 9:44AM

    Happiness is the key.

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REGILIEH 4/14/2014 9:35AM

    AMEN!!!

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EVIE4NOW 4/14/2014 9:11AM

  Yes, He will. love Monday's motivation.

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Could you? Would you?

Sunday, April 13, 2014

If your candy bar has this face on it when you unwrap it can you STILL take a bite out of it?





Happy Sunday everyone ~ Donna

  
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HAPPYSOUL91 4/13/2014 1:28PM

    With chocolate - sure can

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REGILIEH 4/13/2014 11:50AM

    Yes

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HEALTHIERME14 4/13/2014 8:51AM

    I'd eat it, feel guilty, then go on about my day. emoticon

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PICKIE98 4/13/2014 8:34AM

    R U KIDDING?? I could eat it if my dear old granny's pic was on it...

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