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Prayer Request: Please Pray for My Mom Having Knee Surgery Today
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Posted on 04/09/2014 4:08:28 AM PDT by Pajamajan

My mom is in her senior years and having surgery on her knee today. Any prayers for her would be most appreciated.


TOPICS: Prayer
KEYWORDS: prayer; prayerrequest; surgery
She has been having a lot of pain in her knee. We are hoping this surgery will relive her pain and help her to get around better.

She has arthritis. She is 73 and has had some heart trouble in the past, so I am a bit nervous about her having this surgery, which is why I am asking for prayers for her.

Thank you Freepers for reading this, and for your prayers.

1 posted on 04/09/2014 4:08:28 AM PDT by Pajamajan
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To: Pajamajan

Prayers done

Keep Us informed please.


2 posted on 04/09/2014 4:11:35 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: Pajamajan; Salvation

Please pray for my mom. Thank you.


3 posted on 04/09/2014 4:11:42 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Pajamajan

I am sure the surgeon will be guided by God’s hand, but having been through shoulder surgery, my prayers are for her strength through the recovery therapy.


4 posted on 04/09/2014 4:15:22 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: Pajamajan

What surgery is she having? I too have (had) bad arthritis in both knees. I am currently going thru recovery from my 2nd total knee replacement. I am a bit younger than your Mom, but with a positive attitude and a lot of physical therapy she will recover and enjoy being painfree!


5 posted on 04/09/2014 4:16:20 AM PDT by noexcuses
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To: mabarker1

Thank you mabarker1. Her surgery will be this afternoon.


6 posted on 04/09/2014 4:16:47 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: noexcuses

Well, me too!
Had second TKR a week ago and read FR daily during recovery.
Meds help, CPM helps and iPad helps...
Despite all the healthcare crap going on, SO happy I live in a time where this is routine...for now.


7 posted on 04/09/2014 4:20:12 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: noexcuses
She is having knee replacement surgery. I have heard from others that; as you said, it will relieve her pain.

I know she will have no problem with doing the physical therapy. She is looking forward to being able to move around freely again.

Thank you for your reply.

8 posted on 04/09/2014 4:28:56 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Pajamajan

No problem

I got MIL that can’t get surgery done , She is 90.


9 posted on 04/09/2014 4:31:20 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: matginzac

Congratulations! Did you find the 2nd TKR easier? My first surgeon retired rather than deal with ACA, but as it turned out my 2nd surgeon had a different - better approach to pain management. I was out of the hospital and back home 48 hours after surgery. Good luck with your recovery, and many prayers for Pajamajan’s Mom’s successful surgery today!


10 posted on 04/09/2014 4:32:03 AM PDT by noexcuses
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To: matginzac
"SO happy I live in a time where this is routine ...for now"

My mom said almost the same thing that you did.

She said she was glad that she was able to have this surgery before Obamacare kicks in and tells her she's too old to get it.
Then she said a few choice four letter words- LOL.

11 posted on 04/09/2014 4:37:27 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Pajamajan

Prayers for your Mom. Hope all goes well. - Take the time needed to heal!


12 posted on 04/09/2014 4:39:20 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: noexcuses

I echo your prayer shout out...
Same surgeon did both. First one went well, second one so far, so good.
I HATE hospitals so first one, I got released 24 hours after surgery; this one, 20 hours...
Had to tweak meds both times once home but that took only another 24 hours. At home PT helpful but easily done on my own...
So worth the downtime, yes?
And it seems “everyone” is getting this done these days...!


13 posted on 04/09/2014 4:40:09 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Pajamajan

Your mother will be in my prayers, Pajamajan. Please post an update when it’s convenient for you.


14 posted on 04/09/2014 4:42:22 AM PDT by SouthernClaire
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To: Pajamajan

My feelings exactly...
Went to a PT seminar at my ortho’s practice and had a 92 yr old there...
Cripes!
You know it won’t happen for her in a few years.
What did Our Leader say to a woman about care in later years?
Take a pill...?


15 posted on 04/09/2014 4:43:18 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Pajamajan

Oh, I forgot to add. I’m 67 and my knees act up a little bit. I take salmon oil capsules; and I do think those help me keep going. I guess the oil keeps the old knees sort of lubricated. I get the good quality salmon oil capsules; don’t trust some of the fish oil ones at some of the stores.


16 posted on 04/09/2014 4:45:00 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: mabarker1

Knee joint replacement surgery is one of the miracles of modern medicine.

I once did a 94 y.o. (chronologically). She was literally able to dance for another 5 yrs.


17 posted on 04/09/2014 4:45:32 AM PDT by gasport (Will operate for food.)
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To: Pajamajan

Oh, a good forum (world wide) for your g’mom and others looking at replacemt surgery is Bone Smart.com...
Lots of good info...it helped for first surgery.


18 posted on 04/09/2014 4:45:35 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: matginzac

I agree...definitely worth the down time. I have ZERO issues with my first knee (it’s been about 18 months). It took about 4 months before I “forgot” that I had surgery. I’m ahead of that schedule this time around. Good luck with your recovery!!


19 posted on 04/09/2014 4:56:43 AM PDT by noexcuses
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To: Pajamajan

Prayers sent


20 posted on 04/09/2014 4:58:38 AM PDT by lilyramone (The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary)
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To: Pajamajan

healing prayers to your mother and prayers for you as you await the results.


21 posted on 04/09/2014 5:14:53 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: matginzac
"What did Our Leader say to a woman about care in later years? Take a pill."

That was so awful. And what about having the IRS involved in medical care- Cause who is better qualified to meet your health needs than an IRS agent.(/s!!)

You don't require much healthcare until you reach you get older anyway. Is the point of medicine now going to be about how little care can be provided to those who need it the most? Disgusting!

It's very sad to read of older people being turned down for surgery that could have given them relief from pain and suffering.( I know my mom has been in terrible pain from her knee. She said the pain pills aren't even helping anymore.)

Why people haven't marched on D.C. with the torches and pitchforks over Obamacare is beyond me. It has turned everyone's lives upside down.

22 posted on 04/09/2014 5:17:51 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: matginzac; All

Thank you everyone for the advice and prayers. I will update when I get a chance.


23 posted on 04/09/2014 5:28:27 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Pajamajan

24 posted on 04/09/2014 5:31:05 AM PDT by BlessedBeGod (Democrats are Cruz'n for a Bruisin' in 2016.)
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To: noexcuses

Thanx and cheers to you!


25 posted on 04/09/2014 5:49:30 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Pajamajan
Prayers lifted for your Mom, for you, and for all those who are treating and caring for her.
26 posted on 04/09/2014 6:04:30 AM PDT by Col Freeper (FR: A smorgasbord of Conservative Mindfood - dig in and enjoy it!)
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To: Pajamajan

Prayers sent.

As an additional comfort to you, I can say that I have a BIL who had both knees replaced at your mother’s age. And he has Type II diabetes. He is doing just fine.


27 posted on 04/09/2014 6:04:54 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Pajamajan

I pray that she’ll come through A-OK and I think she will. Good for you for caring about your mother.


28 posted on 04/09/2014 7:05:36 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished)
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To: Pajamajan

Prayers for your mother....and you.


29 posted on 04/09/2014 7:55:47 AM PDT by jch10 (The Democrat mascot shouldnÂ’t be the donkey; it should be the tick.)
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To: Pajamajan; nickcarraway; NYer; ELS; Pyro7480; livius; ArrogantBustard; Catholicguy; RobbyS; ...

Catholic Prayer Ping!

Please address your prayers to Pajamajan;

If you would like to be added to this Prayer Ping list, please Freepmail me.


30 posted on 04/09/2014 7:56:12 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Pajamajan

prayers


31 posted on 04/09/2014 8:09:51 AM PDT by aimee5291
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To: Pajamajan

Sending a prayer your and your mom’s way. Knees strike most of us by the 70s, but new procedures are relieving the discomfort. I’d pray your mom enjoys that removal of pain and restoration of full use of her knee.


32 posted on 04/09/2014 8:15:16 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Pajamajan

Prayers that your mom’s surgery will go well. And that the recovery time is short and successful.


33 posted on 04/09/2014 8:17:34 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: gasport

She’s on MediScare so they deny it based on age.


34 posted on 04/09/2014 10:11:08 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: mabarker1

We made an appeal for he. There is a cost for not doing the case. Be a PITA to some bureaucrat.


35 posted on 04/09/2014 11:03:12 AM PDT by gasport (Will operate for food.)
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To: Pajamajan

Prayers said.


36 posted on 04/09/2014 12:28:46 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Pajamajan

Prayers that the surgery went well today and a speedy recovery for her.


37 posted on 04/09/2014 12:30:55 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Pajamajan

Hope all went well for your sweet Mama.

Sending healing prayers for her, and you.


38 posted on 04/09/2014 2:36:11 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: AllAmericanGirl44; mabarker1; Salvation; mazda77; noexcuses; matginzac; Twinkie; SouthernClaire; ...
Sorry it has taken me so long to post an update. My mom's surgery went well.

She is still in the hospital, might be able to come home Saturday.

She is having a lot of pain, but that is expected.

Thank you to everyone for praying for her and for your stories about knee surgeries.

My mom also thanks you- I read your posts to her before surgery. It helped to reassure us about it.

39 posted on 04/11/2014 7:42:59 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: Pajamajan

Good to hear! Hopefully she is able to take meds to ease the pain. It’s best to not let the pain get out in front because she needs to be comfortable to do her physical therapy. I will keep your Mom in my prayers and I wish her a speedy recovery!


40 posted on 04/11/2014 8:08:33 AM PDT by noexcuses
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To: Pajamajan

What a wonderful update! Continuing prayers for her full recovery.


41 posted on 04/11/2014 8:57:36 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: Pajamajan

Glad to hear she is “on the other side”.
Some of the keys to successful recovery are: stay on top of the pain with meds, ice it, elevate limb and don’t push it. A good PT person will not make you “work through the pain” - if it’s unbearable , don’t do it.
I am10 days post-op for second knee and just finished a walk outside with my PT therapist...recovery can be that fast but only if it doesn’t hurt.
This too shall pass and, I think, is well worth it.
Good luck, Mom!


42 posted on 04/11/2014 9:29:08 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: Pajamajan

GOOD Deal!

Thank You God


43 posted on 04/11/2014 10:42:42 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: Pajamajan

Praise be to God. I’m so happy read that your Mom is doing well, Pajamajan.

Wishing you all the best, and will keep you both in my prayers.

Warm Regards,

SC


44 posted on 04/11/2014 11:04:23 AM PDT by SouthernClaire (GOD BLESS AMERICA)
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