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  1. I thot the same thing but IME the nerve block...

    I thot the same thing but IME the nerve block wears off in about 18-20 hrs so I hope you are preemptively on top of your meds and laxative

    I'm 8+ months post op, do some biking hitting the gym,...
  2. YMMV as they say so that ^^ gives you 6 days, ...

    YMMV as they say so that ^^ gives you 6 days,

    probably doable

    besides its only software

    sez the smartass recovering HW guy

    you can read what I wrote on page2 of this thread, at 6 days...
  3. Yeah ^^ on stairs that last bit of the bad knee...

    Yeah ^^ on stairs that last bit of the bad knee flexing to do the steps without just dropping onto the step i can just do it this week if i concentrate, the PT is close by so I go every day doing...
  4. Are you walking down stairs normal yet ? I...

    Are you walking down stairs normal yet ?

    I just got to Ok on that last bit of the stride before the foot hits the step after 5+ months, the surgeon told me the walking down will be harder than...
  5. well he knows all this ^^ stuff but this thread...

    well he knows all this ^^ stuff but this thread kinda put it all in one easy-to-read spot, for you getting the meds on board for apres surgery pain/ getting unplugged is pretty key, have a pair...
  6. for what its worth sposed to take 9 months...

    for what its worth

    sposed to take 9 months for the pateler tendon graft to become an ACL , it may or may not reconstruct itself in 5 months, if it works out ok i'm cool but if it pops i'm a dumb...
  7. 4 months post op but not even half way done the...

    4 months post op but not even half way done the rehab !

    Cuz I have been told 9 months so I have written this season off as far as skiing, PT sez I shouldnt ride the fat bike either cuz it would...
  8. It's day surgery up here in the canuckian HC...

    It's day surgery up here in the canuckian HC system so first on the table at 7am and home by 2pm,

    did they knock you out OR were you awake when they cut on you, I think I could have opted for...
  9. its hard to say if 4 months is premature at this...

    its hard to say if 4 months is premature at this point but when you think about it tissue only grows so fast, a few people have come up to me wanting to talk ACL, they are not all doing as well as...
  10. pretty much^^ monday day won't be bad cuz of all...

    pretty much^^ monday day won't be bad cuz of all the meds they will have pumped into you but its gona fucking hurt on Tuesday at 3am if you are not topped up on meds & laxitive, you wana borrow some...
  11. 6 weeks post op seen the surgeon for followup, it...

    6 weeks post op seen the surgeon for followup, it feels pretty good, no more pain killers, pretty good range of motion the exercise bike was the best thing for stiffness, walking is fine i still have...
  12. so what i learned is even if it doesnt hurt post...

    so what i learned is even if it doesnt hurt post op get on the heavy duty meds right away cuz when the drugs wear off its gona hurt andd don't forget the laxitive, but then get off the opiates soon...
  13. goggling tells me that opiods can give you the...

    goggling tells me that opiods can give you the hicups, so on-off mostly on I've had hiccups for 6 days, 3days of no shit followed by 2-3 days of the shits, i was jittery, I couldnt think (yeah even...
  14. 5 days post op: onto the tramadol which i like >...

    5 days post op: onto the tramadol which i like > the hydro morphine, I seem to be able to walk without crutches albeit very carefully, GF brought over a pizza last night which gave us both...
  15. I guess YMMV cuz I found it painful without the...

    I guess YMMV cuz I found it painful without the morphine, I'm almost out so then its on to the tramadol

    better have another shot of laxitive
  16. we just give the admitting clerk a health ID #...

    we just give the admitting clerk a health ID # they ask your date of birth and you got service,

    They are talking 6-8 months rehab which means I might get some skiing but I am just going to stop...
  17. The surgeon is actualy from the big town 4 hrs...

    The surgeon is actualy from the big town 4 hrs east so he was here to knock off 5 procedures,

    I was 1st up at 7am, home by 2pm someone does have to sign you out and promise to stay with you but...
  18. maybe a bit, the pain isnt really bad not any...

    maybe a bit, the pain isnt really bad not any worse than the original injury

    I got hydro morphine ( AKA the Cadillac ride ) tramadol, low does aspirin, pure cbd and many cases of wine ... doing...
  19. yesturday was pretty ok it hurts more today than...

    yesturday was pretty ok it hurts more today than yesturday, on the meds, cranked up the cuff

    mtn biking was good for the knee this spring, Im thinking of buying a fat bike to ride this winter for...
  20. yeah thanx for that ^^ info I got cut this...

    yeah thanx for that ^^ info

    I got cut this morning at 8am and its not feeling so bad, ACL reconstruction with the tendon graft & clean up the meniscus, the surgeon said it went well

    I didnt...
  21. Surgery on tuesday , so I'm curious what getting...

    Surgery on tuesday , so I'm curious what getting around in the first month will look like in terms of mobility, crutches I assume, i got a cryocuff and I think I got all the getting ready for winter...
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