How time flies! Here I am at 10 months post new knee. It has been an interesting journey to date. Here are the knees. They have never been pretty; they're the knees of an Amazon. I've been snowboarding!! I am still loving going to Joint Class at the Harry Jerome Rec Centre. It … Continue reading 10 Months of Life with the New Knee – Total Knee Replacement
In every way, the new knee is better than the pre-op knee. It's even beginning to look like a normal knee with a visible knee cap and everything! My last post about my total knee replacement was at about 3 months post-op. Here we are in the 5th month post-op. Time has flown! According to the … Continue reading Total knee replacement – working things out and making gains in the 5th month post-op.
First, a shout out to Zija for their Ignite pre workout support. I chug it about 20 mins before I hit the bike and wow! ( I'm not crazy about the taste but once it hits my system I don't care) It's not just an energy boost. I feel like I'm performing better and riding … Continue reading 10 1/2 weeks – Bitchin’ workout on the stationary bike
This week I am 8 weeks post new knee. Physio is going well. Strength is coming. The hamstring is the weakest. I have 119 degrees of bend and a couple degrees short of perfectly straight. I have some bad habits to break so that I walk with a full stride and not the foreshortened one … Continue reading 8 weeks total knee replacement post-op. Better everyday!
The new knee is coming along well. There is still pain and a lot of work to maximize the bend and have a straight knee with a complete stride, but progress is made every day. Depression rears its ugly head - not a surprise. I did have a bought of depression. This is not surprising. … Continue reading 5 1/2 weeks of the new knee