An end is in sight

Saw the hip specialist today and I'm booked in for a hip replacement in March πŸ˜„

I feel like I've come alive after all these dark days in pain I couldn't get any enthusiasm about Christmas but now I can feel at peace πŸŽ„

I have my free Weight Watchers offer and that's for 12 weeks it couldn't be more perfect The best thing is that the doctor assured me I will be recovered for my sons wedding I had been so worried about that

I feel 2017 will see a new beginning

Thanks to everyone who has given me such lovely support over the past long months You have really been a lifeline to me πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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  • Hi Cat33,

    Brilliant news that you've got your hip replacement operation booked for March. Glad you're feeling more at peace now and have some enthusiasm for Christmas, that is so great. :-)

    Excellent that you've got your free sessions with WW, and that you will be recovered for your son's Wedding. 2017 is definitely going to be a new beginning for you.

    Have a really good week.

    Lowcal :-)

  • Thank you so much x

  • Really pleased for you Cat33 your hip replacement will give you a new lease of life with being more mobile. Nice to hear you have 12 weeks free with WW. 2017 will be a lovely for you with your sons wedding to look forward too.

  • Thank you Rose I feel so relieved and positive at last x

  • Oh cat how lovel for you. You must be so happy that now something is being done fo you I'm so pleased for you love ,

    Let's make sure 2017 is a good year for you new hip loose weight you will be a new woman dancing on the table at your sons wedding , I'm sure he will be very proud of his new mum

    Good luck love keep us updated

    Pam xx

  • Lovely to hear from you Pam I better lose weight to get on that table πŸ˜‚ x

  • No don't be daft you will do it , keep going love I will be watching you and hope I can help you

    Have a good week

    Pam xxx

  • Thank you Pam will keep you posted x

  • Brilliant good I'm off to Australia a on Thursday with my hubby to see my daughter her hubby and my two grandsons haven't seen them for two years to say I'm excited is an understatement but I must be good , my other daughter bought me a fit bit for Xmas which she gave to me on Sunday and in two days I have don 22 thousand steps No I haven't been walking just doing my job it's surprising how much walking you do everyday without knowing it , no wonder my feet always hurt when I get home from work lol

    You will not just be walking when you get your new hip you will be practising your dancing for your sons wedding .. so pleased for you , you will be getting a new dress to go with that new hip , wewnt reconise you , and I want to see all the photos xx

  • How wonderful to be off to Australia I hope you have a fabulous time It will be so lovely seeing your little grandsons

    Wow all those steps I know when I was using my pedometer before all this it was amazing how many steps I did

    Thanks for your kind words and support x

  • How lovely Pamed 😊 Have a lovely time 😊😊😊

  • Just look at how quickly Craig Revel-Horwood (from Strictly) recovered from his hip replacement; it shows what great things they can do for you these days! Great that you have a date and can start planning your life again. All the best!

  • Oh yes forgot about him I've heard really good things about the op Yes that's exactly how I feel I can plan again I felt very lost just getting through one day at a time and just being dished out more painkillers

    Thank you very much x

  • That's brilliant news Caz - good to have a plan!! :)

  • Thank you so much x

  • Fabulous news ☺

  • Thank you kind of you to reply x

  • That's great news. My dad had a hip replacement on 31st October & he's not in pain anymore .

  • Hello lovely to hear from you

    Thank you so much its really helping me to hear these success stories

    Hope your cats are ok

    Have a lovely Christmas x

  • The cats are loving their new climbing frame πŸŽ„. It's slimmer than the last one as we have less room now.

    Have a lovely Christmas xxx

  • I bet they are so happy and will be thoroughly spoilt at Christmas x

  • Oh yes . They say miaow to you 🐱

  • Awww bless x

  • Oh that is good news Cat33 😊😊😊 so pleased there is an end in sight. My sister had her hip replaced on Monday and I was amazed to have text messages from her Monday evening!! She is doing great and so will you 😊😊😊

  • Thank you so much Anna that is such a comfort I hope your sister gets up and about soon x

  • March isn't long to wait now! You should be planning what you're going dance at the wedding ... strictly style.

  • Oh thank you that's lovely Yes planning to be as slim as Louise Redknap and dance like Danny Mack Oh well I can dream can't I πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    I love getting up on the dancefloor and it was really upsetting me that I'd probably be just sat in a chair watching everyone

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  • So pleased for you Cat33 , being in pain is miserable and no fun. A new beginning for you and a wedding to look forward to as well. I am recovering from a painful shoulder / neck which is restricting and been stuck at home a lot, so know how you feel. Managed to drive my car for the first time in weeks yesterday so life is expanding again for me thank goodness ! Wishing you a happy Xmas and the very best of luck with your op.x

  • It is so wearing to be in constant pain isn't it I'm glad you are driving again it's a great feeling to get independence back

    Shoulder and neck pain must have been horrible for you and being stuck at home is hard going sometimes isn't it

    Thank you for your kind wishes you have a lovely Christmas too and from the photo you have the most adorable little dog πŸ˜€

  • Thank you, yes our little westie forced me out for walkies when I was feeling very down, which did lift my mood and was a bit of exercise even when weather was not ideal. She has kept me company on the sofa when watching far too much daytime TV lately as well. Best Wishes.

  • Dogs are great company and they do get you out She looks gorgeous I was thankful for my cat as my husband is at work all day and it was difficult to see people when I was in so much pain so she was company

    I know what you mean about daytime tv

    Hopefully we will both be well in 2017 πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜€

  • Great newsCat πŸ˜€

  • Thank you it's such a relief I was just going to physio and not seeing any improvement so went back to my doctor and she said I couldn't go on like this They took an X-ray and the joint is so worn it's bone rubbing on bone so thank goodness I did go back Best Christmas present ever

  • Glad it is being sorted out.

  • Thank you

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