The decision on replacing the left side of my ass #Myhipreplacementsurgery DAY SEVEN AND BEYOND I no longer remember exactly what I thought would happen during the post surgery period, but there is a possibility I am the victim of inflated expectations. “The major difference between the posterior (my surgery of 10 years ago) and … Continue reading Take My Hip-Please! #7
A decision on replacing the left side of my ass #hipreplacement Today is the day. It’s 4:30 AM, and my wife Claudia and I are waiting for the driver to show to give us a ride to the hospital for registration and then the operation. Okay, I admit to being a little nervous. But it … Continue reading Take My Hip-Please! #6
A decision on replacing the left side of my ass #hipreplacement DAY TWO Surgical Attendant immediately before surgery: “Now Mr. Holland, which hip are you having replaced?” Me: “The right one.” That’s the way it was several years ago when I had my right hip replaced. But once the general public became aware of the … Continue reading Take My Hip-Please! Day Two
A decision on replacing the left side of my ass #hipreplacement DAY ONE Any one old enough to remember the Hinny Youngman line, “Now take my wife—please,” shouldn’t be considering hip replacement surgery. But here I am, a 74-year-old diabetic about ready to have it done. The other day my wife of nearly 50 years … Continue reading Take My Hip – Please!