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Six Weeks Post-Op and a Glorious Autumn Da Kine

Three and a half weeks pass… I can drive now!! I started on October 9th, a month minus a day post-op. Amazing. It felt great, though I kinda overdid it three days later driving too far, but with no lasting … Continue reading

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2 1/2 Weeks Post-Op, OFFF, and Swan Island Dahlias

And ten days fly by… I’ve been working really, really, hard in physical therapy and with my exercises at home. And it’s paying off. I saw my surgeon’s assistant on the 21st, and she removed the dressing on the incision … Continue reading

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One Week Post-Op

I’m still here. I made it through. Right now my days are taken up with exercises. And more exercises. And physical therapy. Then turn around and do it all over again.  Nolemana has been absolutely fantastic, helping me with almost … Continue reading

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Mokipuaʻa

Last Tuesday afternoon I had a pre-op appointment with my surgeon and his assistant, who’ll be in the OR with him.  That made surgery seem really real. By the time we were pau with the appointment, traffic on I-205 would’ve … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Away

Ack! Two weeks from yesterday I’m going in for a partial knee replacement surgery. And I’m feeling kinda nervous about it. I’m glad I get to have a spinal instead of general anesthetic. I’m glad I have a fantastic surgeon … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Time Post – Tour de Fleece

Oh, I have the best of best intentions to write posts. And then life happens. I got bogged down during Tour de Fleece, so I’m gonna start up again with all dem photos. At da coffee shop. Me spinning, and … Continue reading

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Sad News and Finding Spinning Solace

Yesterday I got some bad news, that my dear friend Carol, who’s been battling cancer since 2005, now had a metastasized tumor in her brain. I was stunned, upset, and very teary and emotional. I’d been spinning some mixed fiber, … Continue reading

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