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Hip op'

For all of you who follow Moannie -'The View from this end' here is an update on her progress.
Her hip surgery was Monday. She was aghast at the fact she had to be there for the ungodly hour of 6.30-7AM!! But got there she did. Yesterday was day 2 and I spoke to Dad, aka JP for news last night, as he had visited in the afternoon. He said as she was still rather drugged up with morphine, lucky thing, he said it wasn't worth ringing as she might fall asleep, in a narcoleptic fashion mid sentence.

Today I rang her about an hour ago and she sounded bright and fairly lucid considering!

She is in a lot of pain, but even so she has been walking with supervision. She'll be home in a few days and no doubt she will have much to say to you all soon.


  1. Saz, thank you so much for the info. Sending your Mother my best, healing thoughts.

  2. Hoping Moannie is feeling much, much better soon...and that she heals quickly with no complications!!!! I'm sure you are relieved that her surgery was successful!!! Sending you love, Janine XO

  3. Great news. (And by the way, if there's an award for most inventive post title, you should win it!)

  4. Now where did I read this before? Er..... I know it was over at Moanie's place!

    So glad it is over and that she is well on the road to recovery.

    Nuts in May

  5. Thanks Saz for the update and I am pleased the operation was successful.
    Please give her my very best wishes.
    It is my turn for a hip replacement soon, probably within the next two weeks. Eddie x

  6. My mum had hers a few years ago and I can't believe how well people do after. It's a huge operation, and yet everyone I know thanks god they had it done. It will probably be a bit rough at first but I hope she's feeling good soon. And that Disabled Parking sticker comes in really handy. Make sure she gets one of those.

  7. You know you are that age when you are talking with your friends about hip ops and not hip hop... ;-)

  8. Very best wishes to your Mum. We need her common sense approach to MMM back as soon as poss.

  9. Excellent news, it is a very painful operation/recovery but as I understand it, the more PT you do the better you feel .. send her good wishes from NYC! xo

  10. Just left her a note, and thanks Saz for the further money's on her fast recovery!
    hugs to your Mum and you!

  11. Thanks again, Saz, for the update.

  12. Give her our best wishes. From what I hear hip ops are so routine these day. Therefore hope she will be leaping around with the "Eleven Lords a-leaping" by Christmas. x

  13. Glad to know that she's on the mend.

  14. I feel for you, my mother in her 70s also recently had surgery. My main reason for wring is I was so glad to find your blog. I just turned 50 and am new to blogging. I have had trouble finding blogs written by folks that are driving down my particular road.


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