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The Last Workout Before Surgery

I just had a partial knee replacement of my left knee. Life sure has had its twists & turns in 2020, including this one. Be sure to listen to this complete episode from start to finish as it has a “surprise” ending.

In today’s episode, I share my deep thoughts during my Last Workout before surgery on operation day. Specifically, I share about:

  • Why I’m getting my left knee replaced now
  • Why I haven’t said much about it “publicly” until now
  • My mindset going into surgery and how I had to “flip the switch” several times in the last few weeks
  • My “pre-game” strength routine, including a bit of “Arm-Farm” on day of surgery
  • Pre-game final prayer before surgery
  • Whoops, a HUGE surprise and disappointment, that made me have to “Get My Mind Right” quickly
  • MINDSET when you just can’t control the timing

By the time you listen to this episode, I’ll be about 48-hours out of surgery. I appreciate all your thoughts & prayers, and I just dropped some updates over on my Instagram & Facebook (Dec 6th, 2020). Additionally, I’ll share a few updates on future episodes relating to my Recovery, Healing, & Mindset Post-surgery in the upcoming weeks. 2021 is around the corner. I hope you will be as physically & mentally ready as I am to “sprint” into 2021! #LetsGO

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More on the episode:

:22 – Big Day
Limping with the Jersey dog and thoughts on surgery.

2:46 – 50 Years of Gratitude
Gratitude for my left knee has given me over almost 50-years. 

5:42 – Mindset going into surgery.
Navigating the waters of preparing for surgery.

14:27 – Today, I’m Bangin’ and Clangin’ the iron in the home gym.
Motion is lotion and movement is medicine!

21:25 – Stretching and Breathwork.

24:38 – Final thoughts on the drive down to Coronado.

  • The importance of your medical team
  • Dr. Jankiewicz
  • Physical Therapy with my man Martin
  • Trust

25:46 – You’re not going to believe this… 
Rocky the Robot broke down and has created a bit of a delay..uggghhhh!

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