Stu and Surgery....

Long day today...we had to be at the hospital by 11:30, left the house at 10:30. Got Stu registered and they took him back to get prepped. A little more than an hour later they came and got me to come sit with him for the next hour.

Well the next hour turned into two, he didn't get taken to surgery till 3:15. They were done and he was in recovery until 7:05 when they moved him into the recovery room. His doctor said things went very well, no problems or issues encountered and he anticipated a good recovery.

I managed to snag some dinner in the cafeteria after I talked to doctor. When I came back, they had his room assignment so I moved there for the next 90 minutes until they finally wheeled Mr. Loopy into his room at 9:05.


He's on good drugs, self administered right now. He is in a fair amount of pain and was getting ready to enjoy some ginger ale when I left at 9:30. Got home around 10 and found the heat had kicked off....and it's 40 outside. Brrrr.....

All snuggled in now, heat running, enjoying getting my feet up for a bit and then getting a good night's sleep. Tomorrow I will head back to the hospital in time to see his physical therapy session. Not sure when we will find out if he will go to rehab for a few days or come straight home. We're hoping for rehab but it all depends on the insurance approvals.

More later...as time allows. Just wanted everyone to know that he made it through with flying colors!

Till next time - keep on rollin',
Donna and Stu

23 Response to "Stu and Surgery...."

  1. Russ Krecklow Says:

    Sure glad to see that he's come through the surgery o.k. Now, you need to get some rest.

  2. Sharon Del Rosario Says:

    Great to hear the report! Our best to you both.

  3. On the highway Says:

    Glad all went well. He will be up and around in no time.

  4. Rod and Loyce Ivers Says:

    Best wishes for a speedy recovery and good physical therapy. He's gonna need you for the next several weeks so hang in there...... Rod

  5. Judy Luke Rinehimer Says:

    Nurse Froggi, don't forget to take care of you, too. Having Sadie in doggie day care was also a smart move. Best wishes for a smooth recovery.

  6. Judy Luke Rinehimer Says:

    Nurse Froggi, don't forget to take care of you, too. Having Sadie in doggie day care was also a smart move. Best wishes for a smooth recovery.

  7. Sam&Donna Weibel Says:

    Sure hope Stu has a fast recovery, I hate laying around not being able to do normal stuff. Be safe out there. Sam & Donna..

  8. THE BAYFIELD BUNCH Says:

    Wishing you guys all the best & hoping Stu has a quick recovery. Might have to wear knee pads on the bike for awhile in case of painful bug splashes:))

  9. Dave and Susie Says:

    Froggi, Did Stu have a total knee replacement or just a partial? Anyways here's hoping for a speedy recovery.

  10. Gail and Rick (Gypsy Turtles) Says:

    Wishing Stu a speedy recovery. He's very brave to do both at once!

  11. longdog2 Says:

    Glad to hear everything went well.

    http://travelinglongdogs.blogspot.com

  12. Paul and Mary Says:

    Thanks so much for sharing the good news. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

  13. Janice W Evans Says:

    Glad. . .fingers crossed for a speedy, trouble free recovery!

    Janice
    ReadyToGoFullTimeRVing.com

  14. Linda Sand Says:

    I hated learning that the self-administered pain stuff was what make me sick to my stomach. But, the pills they substituted were good, too, so tell him not to let the pain get bad. And never go to physical therapy before getting pain meds! The lady across the hall from me made that mistake--ONCE!

  15. Chuck and Anneke's RV travels Says:

    Glad it when so well. I remember how fond I was of that little button after my surgery:)

  16. Dennis and Donna Says:

    Glad that is over for Stu. Now he can work on a speedy recovery..and getting back on his bike.

  17. Trent and Teresa Says:

    Thanks for the update, Donna !! Praying for a quick recovery for Stu.
    Now get your rest ... hugs... Trent and Teresa

  18. Karen Says:

    I'm glad to hear he is doing well after his surgery. And hoping that he is able to go to rehab.

  19. Kerri Says:

    So glad that Stu's surgery was a success. What a long day for both of you! Hope he has a speedy recovery and that you are back on the bikes before you know it! :-)

  20. Jeff & Barbie Says:

    Great to hear Stu's surgery went well. Wishes to you both for a speedy recovery. Take care!

  21. RV PAINTER J. RICHARD SECOR Says:

    Glad all is well and B4 you know it, he'll be dancing around!

  22. Lady Dyna Ryder Says:

    Hi to you both! Great knowing 'Mr. Loopy' came through with flying colors. he'll be back in the saddle in no tome. Take care.

  23. Sherry and Charley Dilworth Says:

    Yes, he looked a little loopy!! Glad that he is doing well and hope his rehab goes well. I am sure you will have ahard time keeping him still for too long!!

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