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1 Year Post Fusion & Decompression Surgery

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,731
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:23 AM in Good News
Hi

I just wanted to share with people that understand....my 1 Year Post Fusion & Decompression "Anniversary" was on 1st October! I am happy that no one (apart from my Mum) has mentioned my milestone....I must be doing a good impression of being normal! =D>

The past year has not been easy...it has been a real rollar coaster what with crashing my car (pre op thankfully!), the operation, splitting up with my partner, moving house, coming back to work and trying to fit exercise in. It has also been cycles of feeling great back and leg wise and then feeling awful again...my last real scare lasted 6 weeks when I got really bad leg pain like pre surgery, but thankfully I began on the journey up last week! I am currently feeling great!

My new home is lovely, I have managed to go on holiday, to rugby games, visit friends, I can walk, Swim, do Pilates and I am starting a new educational course via work...I am feeling happy. I don't know how long it will last, but I appreciate the way I feel today :)

I am glad I had my surgery - my back and legs are not perfect, but I can walk and that is the most important thing to me :)Things will never be perfect (I still suffer pain, exhaustion and have times when I feel like I can't cope any more), but there is hope...just ride out the bad times and hope that the good times are not far away.

Wishing everyone good times soon :)

Best Wishes

Anna B)

L4/L5 & L5/S1 Fusion and Decompression Surgery With Instrumentation 1st October 2007
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