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... at my house. Spending 11 weeks in the house is not fun! My husband does work so he is gone most of the day five days a week. I am truly a people person, being home alone all the time has really gotten me very depressed. I am NOT a depressed person at all! ... (20 replies)
... Anyone in their 70's and 80's, diabetic, low thyroid, having these procedures? My podiatrist, when I asked about surgery because I'm having to have debridement every two weeks said I'd have IV anesthetic, like when I had cateract surgery, because general anesthesia is so dangerous. After reading these two threads I'm now worried about taking pain medication, as well as ... (50 replies)
Bunion Surgery
Mar 21, 2008
... lying in bed with my right foot propped up most of the day. I am home alone and want to go get some food in the kitchen but know that I should not get up and put any weight on the foot. YIKES! ... (9 replies)

... ars to really decide if this is right for you. Personally, I would choose to do one foot at a time, I can't imagine having both done at once and having to manage alone at home. ... (16 replies)
... op for bunion surgery on my left foot, and I have lots of questions that I'm hoping somebody can answer. ... (2 replies)
... yesterday I had a hospital appointment where they had to press my foot into a mold which was the 1st real pressure it has had. by the time I got home my foot was very very swollen and I have been in bed all morning with the tramadol and pillows to try to help it go down. ... (20 replies)
... Having bunion surgery on a Thurs, DH working that Fri. ... (13 replies)
... ly walk fast in crutches if I walk NWB and really swing myself!! I am surprised you lasted an hour, but I was at my family's house over the weekend and when got home Sunday I just fell asleep for about four hours! Never in my life do I sleep during the day!! ... (240 replies)
... I also have had a rough time. I had surgery March 17th and I still have a lot of swelling and went to pt for 5 weeks. ... (13 replies)
... weeks ago. My doctor told me he was going to numb my foot with novacaine after the surgery so I could get 8 hours of relief and then I should start the meds. ... (18 replies)
... I've been a caregiver for years, and worked for a home health agency for 5 as a nurse aide. ... (16 replies)
... At that point, I still needed help getting in the shower, getting stuff, etc, and I needed people home before I could do any of that. ... (8 replies)
... For the first two weeks(about time can vary) your in a splint type thing, then when you see your doctor for the post op you go into the boot. I wore sweat pants and pj pants a lot. I barely wore jeans, they made me feel fat and I could see my toned calf vs the skinny one. (12 replies)
... Anyway, I am having a debridement on the PTT and then bunion repair. I am coming home the same day. I normally have a high tolerance of pain. I was left alone 2 days after having a hysterocomy also and did well. ... (12 replies)
... This is my first post. I have been scanning the boards for a couple days and found some very useful and honest information. I am scheduled for surgery to repair a bunion on my left foot on June 30th. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Delightfuldior, thanks for your reply! It is always nice to hear from people from the other side of the world of their bunion healing experience. ... (41 replies)
... dncergrl what kind of surgery did you have? ... (14 replies)
Did I over-do it?
Jul 31, 2007
... I have been feeling pretty good, 1 week and 1 day post op bunion surgery. I can actually hobble around without crutches pretty good. Dr said I can weight bare hobble as I feel I can. ... (3 replies)
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... I'm glad to have found this forum! I've been reading the stories posted here, and feeling a little less alone. I had my bunion surgery 18 days ago, and it went very well. I was sent home in a velcro shoe with instructions to minimize walking and keep ice on it, and I think that really helped. ... (4 replies)

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