Dog sitting was the name of the game at week 10 following my LTHR (Left total hip replacement). Having Bruno for a week made me move! It's made me get off the couch and walk, and I've really appreciated it. The simple act of walking a few times a day has helped a TON with [...]
A Valentines Message to Myself
Whether you have a valentines or celebrate Alentines Day remember to take a moment to love and appreciate your body. After living with chronic arthritic pain I understand the love hate relationship someone can have with their body. I felt like my body was fighting me and preventing me from reaching my full potential. I [...]
The First Few Days (and Nights) at Home
Lots and lots of naps! Honestly, there isn't a ton more I could write except that one line to generalize the remainder of the first week since surgery, but I'll go into more details for those interested. Day 1 at Home Following the car ride home (which was smoother and less painful then the first [...]
Hip Dysplasia: it’s not just for your dog!
This picture makes me laugh so much! It was taken prior to any of my surgeries. I was at my mom's house getting my hair done and while waiting for the foils I laid down to play with our dog. (I promise she was there and this wasn't some strange photo shot!) My boyfriend took [...]