My 79 year old Grandmother

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    Was hiking the Grand Canyon and slipped today. She broke her hip. She's having a full hip replacement tomorrow. Please keep her (Margie) in your prayers and thoughts.

    For those that know me... Yes, it's my ultra-liberal war protesting Grandma.
     
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    God Bless and I'll pray.
     
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    She's a strong woman. The surgery is planned for tomorrow afternoon. She said this would be her last hike of the canyon and it looks like this time it will be... This was her 5Th last trip. She had my mom, brother and I hike the canyon when I was 11. I had blisters on top of blisters.

    My mom will be taking her home for a few weeks. She'll then be going to each of my uncles for a few weeks each. I know she'll be in good hands.
     
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    She's got my prayers. Sounds like a grandma with lots of stories!
     
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    I'd pray if prayer did anything. I must say I have to salute her though. I hope I'm doing stuff like hiking the grand canyon when I'm that age. Don't worry too much it's not open heart surgery. Main risk: 1% risk of infection.
     
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    Hope grandma does well. I hope I'm doing stuff like that at her age, too!
     
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    God bless her.
     
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    she has my pagan prayers..what spirit...and it is better to break a hip coming out of the grand canyon than with your walker in the nursing home....
     
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    Hip replacement surgery is relatively common. As long as your grandmother has a reputable orthopedic surgeon and gets good therapy, she should be okay. I have a friend who's mother should be going into surgery this month for the same procedure. Sending you my prayers and good wishes. Your grandmother sounds spunky, so I'm sure she will be just fine.
     
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    Good luck and keep us posted ..... :)
     

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