• Month 9 after the TKR

    It was March. Spring was in the air and after my total knee replacement, nine months ago, at the beginning of the month, I felt as if I was truly getting back to normal. My husband commented, that after years of having to walk slowly because he was with me, I am now stepping out quickly

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  • Winter food

    Winter after an operation calls for warming food, for roasts, stews, bakes and soups. If my operation had been scheduled for the winter instead of midsummer, I would have definitely prepared some dishes like lasagne, shepherds pie, pasta bakes and dhal for the freezer. Food that I could have just taken out to defrost in

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  • Month 8 after the TKR

    Having shingles had put me back completely in my rehabilitation from my total knee replacement seven months ago. It was now February and it felt as if I had gone backwards in my fitness since the New Year. It felt dispiriting but I managed to make the most of the unexpected weather by walking over

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