Well it’s been almost 30 days since I had my hip procedure and I thought it was time to update everyone about my progress.
First of all there is still some swelling where the procedure occurred but I think that’s normal and to be expected. The swelling of my right leg has ceased and so I’m not getting up at all hours having [...]
Okay so we’re now three days removed from hip surgery and I’m pleased to announce that I came through the procedure intact. They also placed a filter in me to catch any future clots that I may create in the future and the reason for this was because on Sunday the 27th I went to ORMC because I had thought that I had a new clot that [...]
Lately it feels as if I’m in a countdown mode to the 31st of this month…and in all fairness I suppose that I am because in another 15 days from today I have a date with my orthopedic surgeon and a new hip.
My Mental Outlook
For those of you reading this and trying to figure out if I’m okay with having this procedure, well th [...]
Hip Procedure Folder
In my last post “Hip Replacement July 21st: The Prep Work Begins” you may have noticed the picture to the left, which is the cover photo on the folder that was handed out for a three-hour course that was a requirement for my upcoming hip procedure.
The course given by Orange Regional Medical Center is a combin [...]
With a little more than a month until I have the hip procedure ( at this point I can’t wait!) it’s time to handle all the things that I have to have done before I head to Orange Regional Medical Center for the procedure.
As you can see from the above picture i have to do my part and fill out the paperwork for my wife s [...]
My Latest News & Updates
Well I really don’t do this very often but I thought I should provide a few updates about what I’m doing and the results of the fundraiser that I held back on the 6th of this month.
Okay so my first fundraiser The Vasculitis Blogathon: Blogging for a Cure was a success on a few levels so I’ll exp [...]
Hello there everyone and welcome to the final part of my series on”My Quest for Balance” and in this final part I’m going to focus on Enlightenment…with an extra component, and I’ll hit upon that shortly.
The biggest thing I’ve come to realize about this quest has a lot to do with “Enlightenment” [...]
Before I even got started with my fundraiser this afternoon a friend of mine from Facebook and a writer as well contacted me and had a post written for me as her way of lending support for this day long event (which is thankfully winding down now!) anbd so with out further adieu, I give to you for your and my reading pleasure…Nickolina [...]
This is the story that appeared in today’s Times Herald Record about Vasculitis Awareness Month, my fundraiser and about Vasculitis in general.
Lew Newmark blogging away!
Lew Newmark had never heard of vasculitis until the day he was diagnosed in 2008. In fact, people often don’t realize that they might have the potentially deadly [...]