Dumb ass ! Yea you. You in that monitor lookin back at me. If you'd gotten that knee surgery in July you'd be able to kick my ass by now. Instead you are in pain and taking crap that doesn't help much. Reschedule that surgery NOW! By January you'll be chasin pretty gilrs in thong bikinis and walkin around at car events. Three years ago I had two titanium hips. Each two months apart. I'm a chicken. Needles and surgery scare the crap outta me. But if I had another hip I'd go in tomorrow if I needed it. After the surgery your feet and legs will swell and hold fluid. Maybe only the one you get worked on. For days it's gonna hurt like hell. You'll swear you will never walk again. Each day it gets better. Believe me anything is better than waking up with that same ole hurtin. Like a dumb ass I didn't go get my water pills refilled. My body continued to fill with fluid. Not a good thing. I ended up over New Years Eve 20 10 in ICU for weeks and went into cardiac arrest. I am not religious. But that noisy cold room got very quiet and warm. All of those blinkin lights and buzzers stopped buzzin and blinkin. I saw a light. Don't know if it was "the light". But I felt calm, and pieceful. In a short time I was starin at a flock of doctors staring at me. A big dude told me I'd left them for awhile! I tell people heaven was full and Hell didn't want me! I was sent home with the info that my heart was only working partially. I would never be able to do much without being tired. Last few visits to my heart doc shws my heart is working like the heart of a 21 year old---in the body of a 98 year old who si nearly 74. The point is I was given another chance and I can walk without pain. We keep planning on buying a trike and finising my many car projects. For some reason, I recently got lazy and sit way too much on my ass. After reading these stories i see some of you truly can't do a lot. But the rest of us need to get up and get outside while we still can. Do what neds to be done to your own bodies and the junk in your garages. I expected to get old after I retired. just didn't expect it to be so soon.