One of my dear friends that lives near by fell yesterday, she is in her upper 80s. My son n law was driving by and saw her fall. Knowing she was alone he went straight to her and called 911 along with her son and tried to comfort her till someone arrived. She broke her femur just below the hip joint. She was in terrible pain as she lay in the yard waiting on the ambulance. Surgeon operated yesterday evening and put a metal plate and screws to hold the bone together. I just hope she will be able to walk after all this. She is a widow and lives alone but her 1 son lives within walking distance of her. Of course she will be in the hospital a while. Am really glad this is an old post Chris and you are not down again. Friends name is Betty so keep her in your prayers please. Love you Lillian
Thanks so much everyone, this was when I had surgery in March. I am doing better now, still on pain killers, but I'm slowly recovering. Love Chris
Can not tell you how grateful I am that this is an old post!!! Praying for continuing improvement, Faith and prayers that the Lord's plan is a full recovery. (((HUGs))) Pam
Poor you, sounds so painful, I pray for speedy recovery.you are lucky to have such a lovely family.
Sending prayers to you and hope all goes well with your surgery. I have no idea what is causing your pain as I don't know what a Bursa is (maybe it is called something else in America). Please keep us informed on your condition and recovery and everyone will continue saying prayers for you. Juanita
Oh my Chris i just saw this now Yes i will pray and ask my church also May our God be with you Hugs as always Carolyn XXOO
This post originated in March, this year Carolyn. Suzanna must have brought it back up- I think our Chris is doing a lot better now, at least I hope she still is.
You have my prayers. So sorry you continue to be in be in pain. I pray the doctor will give you relief from so much pain. Suzanna
Hi Chris, this sounds so awful. Wishing your surgery goes well, and a speedy recovery, I am thinking of you this morning.
Prayers for you. God Bless
So Sorry to learn you are back "in the wars" with all that pain; hope all goes well with your surgery, you're in my prayers.
take care ,I hope you are feeling much better very soon
Prayers for u to have a very speedy recovery!
praying for you
I googled it. Sounds awful. Prayers are always good. Let us know who you are doing.
you have them Chris & the best recovery for you! So glad that Aimee was able to get things moving properly for you! ~hugs & Prayers going your way~
I am another friend adding to your prayers. Maybe now, after this operation, you'll be pain free and get your life back.
Well BFF it wouldn't be right if I didn't come here to Cute to add my prayers (for you) to everyone else's so when you wake in the morning you will know that, even if I'm still asleep, you will be the first person I think of when I awaken.
I am so glad you are finally getting some treatment that should remove at least part of the problem and alleviate some if the excruciating pain you have been enduring for too many months now. It is a good thing!
I hope and pray that when you wake from the surgery, the relief will be immediately noticeable and your healing will be swift and bearable.
We have lots of missed shopping sprees and missed visits to catch up.
My thoughts and prayers are ever with you dear friend and I know your faith and indomitable spirit will get you through this.
They say "you can't keep a good man down", well that is doubley true of a good woman with a beautiful soul. You can do this, you WILL do this and you WILL beat this. Hugs n love, your other BFF.
I am so sorry for all the problems you are having. Hopefully this surgery will help.. You are in my prayers for a great surgery and a fast recovery.
Prayers and blessings your way
I wrote a long message and it didn't go through, so sorry
So sorry to hear this Chris. Praying for a successful surgery and a speedy recovery for you. Sending love and prayers your way. Hugs, Mary
Oh my Goodness Chris! Hope all will be well for you soon. Sending Love and light. xxx
Hi Chris, Sorry to hear that you are still not well, sending you all our Love for a speedy recovery.
Love Lorraine & Keith
I am adding my prayers. I hope recovery will be fast.
Thanks so much Angie, me too! Love Chris
Chris you have my prayers and are in my thoughts. We have our trials but it seems that with prayers and good thoughts from friends we seem to muddle through. You have a great family and are so fortunate to have that and their support. I wish you good luck and good health.
Love & Hugs, Nadyne
Thanks so much Nadyne. Yes, you are right with all the prayers of my family and you wonderful ladies I know I'll be fine. Love Chris
Chris keeping you in my thoughts and close to my heart, I'm sure all will go well. Best to think on the brighter side of life.. I'm having my own MRI on Wednesday down here at Liverpool Hosp. so I will think of you as I go through.. I'm a bit nervous in tight spaces..
Hi Marian, I found it quite comforting like being wrapped in a glove. It's more noisy than anything and I asked for classical music whilst the photos were being done. Just think, all it is is a big camera that is taking pictures of you in hundreds of slices. If you like to count, count the times the camera is making noises. I'm sure you will be fine. It's quite cool in there, so you can ask for a blanket. Whilst you are in the machine a technician is watching you the whole time, so don't worry. I'll be thinking of you on Wednesday. Love Chris
Thanks Chris lets hope they can find something in the old shell, DH keeps telling me I've lost my mind..lol. just don't want any new clot sites..
Will be thinking and praying for you. Get better soon
Thanks so much Karryn, not sure which state in Australia you are from, but if you are from NSW I'll be going into surgery around 8.00ish Tuesday. Love Chris
You've been on my prayer list. Will continue to pray for speedy healing and peace for you. .
Thanks so much I hope for a speedy healing too. I am feeling very relaxed at the moment and know that tomorrow I'll have all you ladies thinking of me. Once again thank you, love Chris
Father, Your word says that You go before us and make our crocked placed straight, Father we ask that You proceed Chris in the surgery room, that You direct and guide the surgeon's hands and mind through the surgery and when Chris goes back to her room, Father that You will take the pain from her, as Jesus took our pain onto Himself at the cross
Father that Chris think and speak positive as she recovers, and Father that the healing time be very speedy. Pro 23:7 For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he Father we ask in Jesus name
Thank you so much Phyllis, such encouraging words and I know He will be with me as will all of these wonderful ladies' prayers. Love Chris
You have my prayers dear Chris. I pray you have a successful surgery and a quick recovery. Hugs, Suzanna
Thanks so much Suzanna, I pray for that too! Love Chris
Oh, my , Chris. I'm so sorry you have been debilitated again. Please don't get disheartened. You will over this too. I'll be asking for your healing and relief from pain and will put your name on my church's prayer list. God hold you in his palms and give you relief and renewed strength. Hugs!
Thanks so much Jerrilyn. I appreciate your church's prayers as well. I will keep my heart free of fear and I know that my great Healer will be covering me with His hands. Love Chris
Tucking you into my prayers tonight and hoping for a really great result. You must be so tired of the pain. All the best, B.
Thanks Betsey, yes, I'm over it!!! Thanks for your prayers, love Chris
Wow. You call your Dr. a professor. Is he a medical MD or a PHD? The older units of MRI sound like a jackhammer and the new models have music and are a piece of cake . I have had both. I do pray for you and your surgery. Keep us informed. We love you! Kay
Hi Kay, with regard to my Professor it is not uncommon that you will find that a lot of Professors are also Honorary Consultants, i.e. do a ward round a couple of times a week and consult on specialist cases, but do not have as much clinical time. They are also usually affiliated with a University. My Professor is a Medical doctor - and a Surgeon and does teach young doctors coming up through the ranks. Thanks for your prayers Kay, love Chris
Your answer makes me feel better!!! Kay
Sending you very best wishes Chris. Hope all goes well for you and you have a speedy recovery. Love and hugs, Marg.
Thanks so much Marg, I appreciate your best wishes. Love Chris
I wish you the very best Chris hope thing go well for you , you have been added to my prayers , Hugs Cathy
Thanks so much Cathy, I hope things go well too. Love Chris
Adding you to my prayers. Wishing you a comfortable recovery and many pain free years to come.
Thanks so much smokey this is my prayer also. Love Chris
Chris...I will be thinking of you & I hope all goes well & you are soon back to your normal self. It sounds like you are in good hands, just do as you are told even if you think you are o.k. Good luck with your op.
Thanks Irene, yes, I'll have to be aware of that. Sometimes I think that I'm o.k. and then find out that I'm not. Love Chris
My Dear Chris, prayers being sent your way for a speedy recovery. Love and Hugs Lynn
Thanks so much Lynn, I hope so too! Love Chris
Thinking of you Chris. Hope all goes well.
Thanks so much Lynn, I appreciate it. Love Chris
Dear Chris you are in my prayers and thought constantly. I sure hope the surgery goes well and you will be on your way to pain free days in no time. Hugs Shirley
Oh! thanks Shirley, I also want this outcome! Love Chris
my English is unfortunately not so good, that I can understand everything. But I understand that you have pain for months and an operation is imminent. I want to tell you that I wish you all the best and hope you will your pain free and can enjoy life again soon.
Thanks so much Angelika and your English is wonderful. I understand what you are saying. Yes, you are right, I've been in pain for months and the operation is tomorrow - Tuesday 8th March. Love Chris
Dear Chris, I'm so sorry you are going through this! You certainly have my thoughts and prayers.
Thanks dear Yoriko. I really appreciate that. I do hope you are recovering well too. Love Chris
I will be thinking of you. From experience I can tell you that the post operative pain is easier to control than the joint pains.
Good luck and let us know how you get on!
Hi Angelique, thanks for that information. I do hope it will be the case. Love Chris
Praying, praying. You are right about the pain; the post surgery pain will probably be less than the pain you're in right now! Use that walker; as I was told "4 points of stablility are a lot safer than 2 or 3" to prevent a fall & help you heal faster! Hopefully it will be a quick recovery.
Thanks Gerry, yes, I believe you. I'll need all the help I can get for stability! I also hope I'll feel more like my old self. I don't handle anaesthetic too well, so I may not be eating for a few days! Love Chris
That is a tough way to lose weight. Best wishes on your surgery and that you recuperate without too much pain.
I will be thinking of you on Tuesday.
Thanks Gerry, I appreciate you thinking and praying for me. Love Chris
You are always in my prayers. Will say an extra one for you. Hugs Devon
Thanks so much DeVon and I have you in mine. Love Chris
I will be praying for you, Take care and don't over do it, hopefully after the physical therapy and your next surgery all will be well,
Thanks so much Lilian, it's going to be hard to not overdo it. There are so many Physical Therapy exercises that have to target just the specific site so as not to aggravate other muscles. It's going to be fun, not! Love Chris
Poor you!! I will be praying for you for all things to go well , o guide te surgeons hands and a quick recovery. I pray this works for you. You have been suffering a long time with this, Good thing for all the family support! And cute prayer warriors. ! Hugs to you!
Thanks so much Suzanne. I too am thankful for my family's support and of course you wonderful prayer warriors on here. Love Chris
It is sure that I will pray for you Chris. And praying that your surgery will be a success and you will be feeling better soon after.
Big Hugs, Céline
Thanks so much Celine, I also hope for a successful surgery. Love Chris
All I can say is, Thank God this is moving forward towards a resolution... after your recovery all this will be behind you......I will tell you that the next time my sciatica acts up, I will be having the surgery for it, I will not suffer another bout of that.......I feel you pain, Chris.....so happy you are heading in the right direction...prayers go out to you!!!
Thanks so much Vicki. Yes, I agree with you and I hope that you don't get another bout of sciatica. Pain is just so debilitating and alters one's perception! Love Chris
You bet it does....I had to sleep in a recliner for a month and got about 1/2 hr rest between the electric shocks I felt in that leg........most horrible thing ever.....am so happy for you!!!
It has been a long haul for you. I am positive this time will do the trick - so to speak. Best wishes Chris and pray your pain is relieved soon! Big Hugs
Thanks Christine, yes, it's been a long time coming, but I wanted to try every other thing before I had to succumb to surgery. I pray it will help me greatly, but time will tell. Thanks for the hugs, love Chris
Oh, my Chris, I just read this. You must have relief from this awful pain - something had to be done and it is good that there is a plan. Please be patient with yourself - your Mom will understand and the rest of your family will understand - no one realizes just how much pain you have been in except you! You do so much for your family. It is okay to let them do for you for a change. I know you appreciate it but you do deserve everyone's help!!! Have someone keep us informed - we want to know how you are! Lots of prayers and love to you, Laura*
Thanks dear Laura, yes, I know Amy told me not to be a martyr! It's so hard for us Mum's not to try and be there for everyone, isn't it? I know I must remain patient. I really appreciate your thoughts, prayers and concern. And It will be me letting you know what is happening as no-one else in the family knows how to get on here! he he he! Love Chris
Ah, but I do. :-)
Let us know Meganne!!!
Praying that your surgery will be a success and you will be feeling better soon after. Hugs Juanita
Thank you Juanita, I also hope it will go well. Love Chris
Prayers and hugs for you, dear Chris! Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
Thanks my dear Lidia, I appreciate all of your prayers. Love Chris
You continue to be in my prayers and I will add them to our church's prayer list. Hoping that this surgery not only gives you the pain relief from the bursa, but after all the pain you have been living with, that it will make your healing go so much easier and quicker and that you are able to sit and sew as you love to do. Once pain is removed you are likely not going to want to slow down. Prayers of love and support. Pam
Ha ha ha! Thanks Patti, you seem to know me so well. I'm usually a powerhouse when I'm in full flight. I too hope that the pain will decrease. I'm not sure what that level is going to be of course, but anything better than what I've endured for the past nearly 5 months will be welcomed. Love Chris
OMG! You have really been going through a lot. We will all be praying for you and we will certainly miss you while you recover. Hurry Back.
Thanks so much, and I'm sorry as I don't have your name in my spreadsheet of my Cutie people. I'm so lucky that I'm in a Private hospital and have my laptop with me, so I'll be able to come back on here once I feel 'normal' again, he he he!! Love
Hope and pray all goes well for you.. Be patient for the healing process may be slow.
Hi Cori, yes, I'll try to be patient. People here are amazed that I've been patient for this long and I know it's going to be a slow process!! Love Chris
Been thinking of you. Will write tomorrow. We have had rather a busy weekend. You know I am thinking of you
Hi darling, yes, I know you have been. I really appreciate your prayers and also from our wonderful PRAYER WARRIORS on here. You take your time, I know our families have such busy lives and I'll look forward to hearing from you later. Love Chris
So sorry for your pain, but hope you will feel mutch better after the surgery. My 86 years old mother gets a new hip tomorrow, I will include you in my prayers.
Fantastic that your mother at her age is getting a new hip.
Thanks so much Barbel, prayers for your dear Mum too. I hope her recovery is swift and her therapy goes well. Love Chris
oh you will for certain be in my prayers, sorry you are in so much pain, lots of hugs/love for you.
Thanks my dear Gerry and hugs to you and our beautiful cats. I can tell you it's been a long time coming and the rest of my journey, I think, will be a bit rocky for a while!!! Love Chris
Oh my dear friend yes i will pray and also ask other at church to pray hugs Carolyn xxoo
How wonderful for you and your church friends to pray for me Carolyn, that is so kind of you. I know they work, because when I asked for prayers in the first MRI I fell asleep for the whole hour and the people there were astounded and it was all due to the Cuties praying for me. I know Miss Lillian has received prayer coverage from us all and it has worked. Love Chris
yes prayer works:):)Will pray every day as i walk my 5 miles me and Mr.Peeko May God be with you hugs always
Prayers for a speedy recovery. mk
Thanks so much dear mk, I will need them. Love Chris
I am so sorry for all this pain you have had to endure .. I will pray all goes well for a quick recovery..
Thanks so much Kathy and I appreciate your prayers. Love Chris