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ShipMaven's tests

Discussion in 'The Safe Harbor' started by ShipMaven, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. GloBug

    GloBug Senior Flea Coller Tester

    Gees, it never gets easier, does it? I'm sorry you are going through this. Kiefer says he hopes that you are dancing around soon. I second that! Let us know how it goes.
  2. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thanks Mary Ann for the update.

    Will be saying prayers for you that all goes well next week.
  3. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    It sounds like Mary Ann could use a hug or two

    ((((Mary Ann))))

    and a scritch for pucci

  4. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Glo, Yonnie and Charles - thank you. I know there are those who are far worse off than I (I just think of poor KathyC and her DH), but it's frustrating to be told that there's nothing wrong.

    My Primary Physician, who is a real sweetie, heard back from the specialist at UCLA yesterday evening, and who said everything looks "perfect". My doctor went back and questioned him. I know the prosthetics are fine, but something is causing the continued knee pain. I was ready to explode.

    Monday, my right knee is being aspirated and a culture taken. We're now waiting to see if the culture will reveal anything. I go back to my Ortho Surgeon a week from today. I think I had better take some "duck tape" with me to put over my mouth if I hear another word that nothing's wrong!

    Again, thank you!
  5. JacquieP

    JacquieP Well-Known Member

    Mama Duck, would you like for all of us to get together and QUACK at them?????? If we quacked long enough and loud enough, maybe they would do everything in their power to find something to do, if for no other reason than to stop the quacking. Just a thought....
  6. Calgon1

    Calgon1 Awaiting results of mental evaluation

    Mama Duck, when the surgeon sits down on that little stool and rolls over next to you ... Reach down and grab a handfull. Let him know, "If he makes your pain go away, you'll do the same!"

    [size=+4]QUACK !!![/size]
  7. J.E. M.

    J.E. M. Well-Known Member

    Good luck on your next office visit and hope all goes well, looking forward to seeing you in April.
  8. Corky

    Corky Well-Known Member

    Shipmaven - how frustrating!! I hope soon you are relieved of your pain. Nothing else to say, everyone else has said it, I like Calgon's solution! ;)

    Take care (((HUGS)))
  9. Whimsy

    Whimsy Well-Known Member

    MaryAnn, it's very hard to be in pain and not be able to get to the cause and correct it. I hope they find out what is making you hurt and fix it soon. When you are hurting it affects everything in your life. (((HUGS)))
  10. bostongal

    bostongal Well-Known Member

    I am with Calgon! :bigsmile:

    Mary Ann - Just keep asking and make them get to the bottom of it. I had to do this in 2006 for a different condition, even got hospitalized twice to show that what was happening to me was truly happening. By being persistent I got the doctors to acknowledge that I was one of the 2% of people who get this rare complication.

    I am hopeful that if you keep at them they will find out why you are having continued pain and that they will come up with a solution. A loss of mobility and pain are nothing to be ignored!

    Scritches and big cuddle for Pucci!

  11. nieciez

    nieciez Well-Known Member Community Sponsor

    Oh Mary Ann, so sorry to read that you are still dealing with this. Hope the next test goes better. Huggs to you and Pucci.

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