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Sleepless, in North Carolina

Ok lets try this again, just lost everything I was writing somehow.Its 247am and I cant freaking sleep for nothing. My knee hurts so bad, I just took another norco, and its not working.  Man I cant wait til April 20 to get this OATS done. I know I will be in post op pain but at least I know there will be light at the end of the tunnel.  My surgeon is confident that this proceedure will help me. I really hope so, believe...

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Work

Well I usually work third shift at a hospital for the mentally ill.  Yesterday I had to work first and OMG.  My knee was and is still freaking killing me. I mean it always hurts, but wow.  I go back to the OS Thursday, she is suppose to tell me when my surgery will be.  I can hardly wait.  THe prospect of finally being to live my life and be painfree is absoluteley euphoric to me.  Well short and sweet. Had to vent.

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OS thinks I may be able to get away with OATS instead of allograft

Well My OS called me back today and told me she has looked at the pics from my last scope and she thinks that if the defect hasnt increased in size too much she will be able to do the OATS instead of...

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OMG the pain the pain

Today is a bad day for me.  Everyday is bad but today is horrible.  I have such bad pain, and I cant find anything at all to make it any better.  My lortab is not touching it, ice not touching it elevation, not touching it and staying off of it not touching it. As if the pain isnt bad enough, I changed clothes and notice the swelling was awful too, its usually swollen but it is really swollen, the ice and elevation isnt helping.  What the heck???? I have to go to work tonight (Im a nurse at a facility for the mentally ill, and it can get shall we say interesting).  I really cant stay out...

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OC allograft or bicompartmental PKR

Man, I am so tired of this knee pain.  I mean it is freaking severe, I take loratab 7.5 q 6 hours and it doesnt seem to help that much ofcorse Ive been on it for about a year, maybe Im getting tolerant to it. Sometimes I have to take 2 at a time I know Im not suppose to but the pain is bad I mean bad.  My new...

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