At the start of 2018, I had an empty diary which felt uncomfortable. -I didn’t know when my outpatient appointment for my total knee replacement would be or when the operation would be -I didn’t like to admit it but my knee was painful and my limp was getting worse -I had deleted a year’s
I wanted to be in the best shape possible for my total knee replacement as it would lead to the best possible outcome. I knew that medical advice was to walk and exercise within the limits of one’s pain. I also knew that rehabilitation after an operation is easier if you have a good level of fitness beforehand.
I thought seriously about the way I was eating before my operation as I wanted to be in the best health possible in order to face major surgery. If you are fortunate to have a more stable lifestyle, more education and more income, then you are able to make more informed choices about what you