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My broken tailbone saga...

TTLCTTTLC Posts: 876
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:41 AM in Chronic Pain
I found out a few weeks ago, that my tailbone is broken. The last two segments of my tailbone are dislocated and go out and above the regular bend of how my tailbone is suppose to go.

While I was glad to find out what has been causing me so much pain when I sit, I am really nervous about how this can be corrected.

My Neurosurgeon is unable to fix this for me, as his specialty is in spinal trauma cases and the brain. He referred me to an Orthopedic Surgeon, but unfortunately the man he referred me to... does not work on the tailbone. You would be surprised at how many calls I had to make Friday morning, in an attempt to find an Orthopedic Surgeon who would take a look at my tailbone. I finally found one (he is Fellowship Trained in the spine, handles a lot of sports injuries) and I have an appointment tomorrow at 2:00pm. He looks great on paper, but I am flat-out nervous about seeing a new spine doctor.

After reading up on the treatments for broken tailbones, I am so nervous! My Neurosurgeon showed Mike and me the Xrays of my tailbone this past Thursday and it doesn't look like these segments can be manipulated back into place. He told us it's highly possible they will need to surgically remove the segments and maybe even my tailbone. The recovery time for this kind of surgery, is very long and painful... up to a year to heal and you're to avoid sitting the entire time. There doesn't appear to be a very high success rate of the pain going away, which is another con to take into consideration.

I have pretty much decided that if these broken segments will not cause any future harm to my pelvic area or spine, I will just continue to adapt to this pain and leave this area alone. I mean, I can sit right now (not comfortably, but at least I can sit) and when the pain becomes intolerable... if I lay down, the pain subsides. When I go out, I take my coccyx pillow and I know as soon as I get home or to someone's house, I will feel relief when I lay down. The same goes with my doctor visits... if sitting becomes unbearable in the waiting room, they will let me lay down in an exam room. There is no way I am going to risk having a surgery that might make this pain even worse and the recovery sounds horrible. There are injections they can give, to try and lessen the pain, but it appears to be a 50/50 type of success rate with those.

It would be great to hear if there are any new treatments this doctor can do, so I'm not giving up complete hope. I will go in with an open mind tomorrow and see what he has to say or offer.

Is there anything I'm missing, as far as questions to ask the doctor tomorrow? If you have any that come to mind, please post them. If you know of anyone who has had a coccyx surgery, I would really appreciate hearing how they are doing.

Thanks for listening and sharing...



  • Damn it. (Sorry, could help myself.) I know nothing about your situation, but I'm wondering where you did your research regarding surgery and outcomes? Was it the neuro who showed you the x-rays the one who told you about the recovery? If this is the case, then I apologize.

    I just wanted to say that if you've been researching via the internet, please try to wait until you see the new surgeon before getting too nervous. We're all too familiar with how dangerous it can be to do our own research before speaking with the specialist.

    I'm sorry you're having yet another difficult situation to deal with but I know that with your tenacity and strength, and having Mike and the kids, you'll find the best solution to the problem and be confident with the road you choose.

    I'm sending you a big hug today, gentle of course, and am thinking of you. Hang in there, my friend.

  • That sounds absolutely horrible. The surgery and recovery.........makes me shudder just thinking about it.

    Hope things go well and the new doc can help you. Maybe there's something new that can be done. I agree with trying to not let the internet scare you. There is so much information that is inaccurate or the worst case scenarios and not necessarily the same as what you are dealing with.

    >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D<

    Let us know what happens when you see the new doc.
  • Guilty! I am 100% guilty of obtaining information regarding coccyx surgery, off of the web.

    You are absolutely right, Cath. I need to delete what information I have found and put it in the recycle bin. I didn't save any information, only stored it in my head. I'll press the big delete button on my forehead right now... lol.


    My Neurosurgeon showed us the Xray and stated he doubted these segments could be "snapped back into place". He said he wasn't 100% positive, but I may need surgery to remove the segments and possibly my tailbone. His orders were to see an Orthopedic Surgeon.

    Before I continue to babble, I need to give Beth a huge hug! >:D<

    Where have you been, girl? It's so great to see you! You have been missed! I will be anxious to catch up with you and see how things are going.

    So nice to see her, isn't it? :)

    Yes, indeed. :)

    Okay, where was I?

    Mellow out damn it... I'm going to mellow out until I see this doctor tomorrow. No more looking up information online. I should have known to stop, when all I was reading was negative stuff. What would I do without you guys? I just can't imagine it.

    I think the reason I am so uppity about this, is due to how much pain I am in when I sit. It's like I don't want to do anything to create more pain and I'm feeling skeptical about this doctor. Which, really isn't fair. I mean, the guy is probably really nice and will put my mind at ease. He probably makes balloon animals, too. (I have no clue to where that came from... must be the nerves talking).

    I'm generally not a bundle of nerves. But, for whatever reason, I am. And hey, it's okay. That's why I am here and I am among such great friends.

    Thank you for keeping me in line, Cath. I appreciate it more than you know. I am going to get ready for kick-off time and relax the rest of the day.

    Beth... thank you for the well wishes and the big smile. Again, it's so good to see you back.

    Ta ta for now,


  • There is actually quite a bit of information on this topic right here on Spine-Health...


    I'm sending you some other stuff that I think you'll find interesting....

  • Ask him if he can cement it in place. I hope he's had successful cases also maybe he can let you talk to someone if they've had the tailbone fixed. Wishing you a solution for your pain and a prayer too. Take care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
  • But I would prefer to have Tammy read this article about how rare surgery is and what treatments are used that are often effective.


    In fact, I really like this particular paragraph:
    Provided that infection and tumor has been ruled out as a cause of pain (through exam, x-ray and MRI scan), then prolonged non-surgical treatment for pain relief and activity modification is a reasonable option.
  • Hey Girl..What are you doing? Taking on things like I do? For you and me it always has to be rare and difficult doesnt it?
    Hey, I want you to think about this. My Eye socket tumor was so rare in Ia City where they are top 5 in the world for this type of tumors, and they only has seen one other...And look, I am just as good as new. I know how you worry, and I did too. But, I made it, and you will probably find that it isnt as bad as you have read. Just as I found out after surgery.
    I am seriusly thinking of you, and hoping that tomm is a win for you! We both need a break, and I am hoping you get yours. We have been through too much to deserve all this crap. I have a good feeling though, that things will be good for you. I will be thinking of you and send you a great big but gentle hug >:D< ..Oh well..Heres another for good luck... >:D< Let me know how tomm comes out. I will be thinking of you. And probably be home cuz we are in another winter storm watch for 7-10 inches of that fluffy white crap! Love ya, Robin
  • j.howiejj.howie Brentwood, Ca., USAPosts: 1,730
    I want to wish you a lot of luck tomorrow and I'll say a prayer and keep my fingers crossed for you. and remember, this guy isn't the only one in the world that does this And you can always get a 2 or 3 opinion.
    Good luck,Jim >:D<
    Click my name to see my Medical history
    You get what you get, not what you deserve......I stole that from Susan (rip)
    Today is yours to embrace........ for tomorrow, who knows what might be starring you in the face!
  • All I can say is I'll keep you in my prayers starting tonight! I'll be thinking of you tomorrow afternoon just waiting to hear how it went with the dr!

    This is a different situation than yours but I hope hearing the story might help ease your mind a little. One of my girlfriends was running her mower up an incline in her yard when she fell backward onto her tailbone and rolled down the entire hill. She broke her tailbone in 2 places. She had the "no sitting" restrictions to help it heal. She had a 3 yr old, 5 yr old and 12 yr old to get to school, etc...you know the routine and her husband was a district manager that traveled all the time so she had to do more than she should. She thought she could never lay that much with the kids,house, etc.and although she kept going and did more than she should, she said it wasn't that hard to lay down because the pain would make her give in to it. She spent afternoons laying on the couch while playing games,reading books with her kids! It did take months, you are right, maybe a year to heal. That was years ago, she's 57,her kids are grown with grandkids and she is fine, runs circles around her family! So there are good stories.

    One more thing, I can feel your pain and want to send you a big hug because I know how you are living right now.I can't sit w/o pain! Excuse me, but it literally is a pain in the rear, isn't it??!! You can't be comfortable sitting long enough to go out to eat, no movies, visits are short and you stand, sit, lay down, rotating, it is so restricting! It really comprimises what you do, where you go, doesn't it? I rarely sit at home keeping my sitting times to meals, short visits and to go places.I have a bed centrally located to lay on while on the computer, tv, even visiting w/ family and friends. I stand, walk, sit, rotate, all that then give up and lay down! LOL! They are use to it now! LOL!

    I had my fusion almost 16 months ago and my dr still has me on sitting restrictions. Like you, as soon as I can lay down it helps then I know I can make it!But this isn't about me...my point is...

    I lost track of my point, sorry!Tammy,what I want to tell you is that you are such a strong woman bearing all the pain(you deal with so much already) with such courage.You are there for your husband and family through it al.I know you will do this but please go into your appt with your mind and eyes wide open for any and all treatment plans. Get more opinions if you need to before making decisions. The good news is at least you know what is causing your pain(sorry, not good news, but you know what I mean) to find a solution! And what if you did have sitting restrictions for a year, aren't you already on sitting restrictions because of the pain? I was living with sitting restrictions due to the pain before my fusion and here it is almost 16 months later with sitting restrictions. Tammy, good news...I can sit longer now! Maybe you can keep working on it and heal w/o surgery! Miracles happen! You are coping now and you will cope well with any decision you make! You take care of yourself and I look forward to reading your post tomorrow!

  • Hi I m sorry for your troubles and have some idea off the pain and frustration.
    I broke mine in a stupid accident and they tried to flip it bak into place numerous times,no success.
    I had a good part of my tail bone removed 15 years ago and am now 37.I was a musician at the time so had to play on a rubber ring like they give people for piles or pregnant folk/kinda funny
    It was such a relief to have the surgery,the only thing I would look out for is possible disk prolapse higher up,get clear mRi annually its worth lust to rule out no further damage.
    Ad although my tail bone op was great,through the years I have 3 prolapes and await a 3 level fusion.
    Goos luck,my thoughts are with you.
  • Hi Tammy,goodluck tomorrow with your dr appointment.I read your posts and see how strong and positive you are,and know you deal with so much already.So again goodluck and my prayers are with you. Be nice to yourselves my fellow spineys!! Mark
  • Hi everyone,

    Just wanted to send a quick post to let you know that the appointment went okay today. He has seen a lot of tailbone fractures and doesn't believe in doing surgery, due to the infection risks associated with the procedure and how painful the recovery is. He has found that sacral blocks help, in addition to injections in the coccyx area. He is giving me some referrals, but I need to call my Pain Management team first and let them know what's going on. I have an appointment next week with my Pain Management group... so I might wait until my visit. I am absolutely exhausted, I am doing a heating treatment and will post to everyone first thing in the morning. Thank you all for your posts, they have helped me soooo very much. I am anxious to post messages back to each of you.

    Wanted to mention... you guys must have REALLY been praying and sending out positive vibes as I was just about pain free on the ride over to see this guy. I didn't even use my walker, which was amazing. :)

    Wishing you all a good night's sleep,

    Tammy I)
  • Good to hear no surgery is necessary. My first PM did an injection in my tailbone and I think it may've helped but I had pain there and not a fracture. I hope you're feeling better and yay power of prayer. I hope the PM team can help you with nerve blocks. Take care and a prayer. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
  • I do wish I had info on tail bones so I could reassure you just like you always do for me.
    I know tomorrow when you hear your options you will make the right choice for you. Perhaps it will not be as bad as you think. Think posative dear Tammy.
    Things always have a way of working out.
    Will be thinking of you tomorrrow dear friend.
    Sending a left arm hug and Pepper sends a tail wag and a lick on the hand. >:D<
    Patsy W
  • I was diagnosed with coccydynia more than three years ago. I first noticed the pain when riding my bicycle. The pain gradually worsened to the point I saw an Orthopedic Dr, who gave me an injection into the tailbone area. This made my pain much worse for about a week and then I was right back to my normal pain. I continued seeing other drs, had mri's, x-rays, etc, which didn't show anything. It was very difficult finding a dr who would see me. No one wants to deal with this problem. There is a site online called coccyx.org and this is where I located a dr in Jacksonville, Fl, who treated this condition. After more injections and no pain relief, a coccygectomy was recommended. I had this surgery more than 2 years ago and my pain has only gotten much worse since. I've had about every kind of treatment, including injections, nerve ablation, PT, 2 trials for spinal cord stimulators, all of which provided absolutely no relief from my pain. It is a horrible condition and so very painful. I have other back issues as well, including a scoliosis and SI Joint pain. I hope you're able to find some relief from this pain. There are many who have successful coccygectomies... I just wasn't one of them, unfortunately. You will find a lot of info if you go to coccyx.org and there is also a group devoted just to t-bone issues...the t-bone group. You will find info on this on coccyx.org, also. Good luck.
  • Happy Wednesday...

    Sorry for the delay in writing back. I was pretty sore yesterday.

    Cath and Beth - Well, the visit went well. The doctor was nice and seemed to be knowledgeable about coccyx injuries and fractures. He doesn't believe in doing coccyx surgeries and he explained the reasons why. First, he feels there is a huge risk for infection, particularly with women. For example, we wipe from front to back and if we don't produce solid stools with each bowel movement... our hygienic upkeep becomes a worrisome chore. The other reasons were how painful the recovery is, the length of time it takes to recover and the majority of surgeries produce more pain. On a more positive note, he said there are pain patches which can help... in addition to specific nerve blocks and coccyx injections. Before I start any kind of injections, he recommended having a pelvic scan and a lumbar MRI. I might need to have these done on a yearly basis, to make sure my broken segments won't harm any nerves or surrounding tissues. He would like to follow-up with me, if I choose to go the route of having a nerve block and injections. In addition to my no BLT restrictions, I am to avoid sitting as much as possible and when I do sit... I need to use the coccyx cushion. I really appreciate your support and will probably be leaning on you guys, while I get through this mess and adjust. I talked to my SSD determination lady yesterday afternoon and I got all choked up during our call. She was so compassionate when I told her of my visit and I just couldn't hold back the tears. Everything is going to be okay... I have no doubts about it.

    Hi Gwennie - Thank you for sending me the links. It was good to read more information and if you ever come across additional information, please let me know. You seem to always comes across informative reading material, which is always helpful.

    Hi Charry - Thanks so much for your support and input. I was ready to ask him for patient referrals, but we didn't reach that point. I didn't get an opportunity to ask about cementing, as he is opposed to coccyx surgeries. Next week when I see my PM doctor, I will discuss my visit and see what they have to offer in regards to a pain patch and injections. The Ortho doctor didn't order a pelvic scan or lumbar MRI... so I'm not sure which doctor I need to have order these? I might need to go through my PCP for these orders, as he requested the last thoracic CT scan and the tailbone Xrays. I called my insurance company and I do not need any kind of prior authorization, so that was nice to hear. Thanks for your prayers, Charry.

    Hi Robin - Hugs! Thank you for your ongoing support and for being so encouraging. I tell ya, if they happen to see an alien lurking around in my pelvic area... it won't surprise me one bit. LOL! In all honesty, I don't think anything comes close to your rare eye socket tumor. I am so glad that is behind us now and you are recuperating well from that surgery. That was so bizarre and really caused a great deal of concern. But look... everything turned out benign and what an answer to prayers that news was. I hope you are feeling better and stronger each day.

    Hi Jim - Thank you for the prayers. They were heard, loud and clear, as I didn't have any pain during my ride to the doctors office and even left my walker inside the truck! It was nice having a break from pain! I will absolutely be talking to my doctors about what this Ortho doctor said and if they feel I need another opinion, I have no problem with that. What this doctor said, made a lot of sense and you know... surgery in that area is something I could do without. Once I know my dislocated segments won't cause any future harm to surrounding tissues, I will try the blocks and injections. Thanks again, PJ man!

    Hi Kathy - Your stories really hit home with me. It was wonderful to hear how well your friend is doing, since breaking her tailbone. She took quite the tumble and she is doing fantastic. Such good news! I'm not too keen on having surgery for this (I've pretty much ruled it out entirely), so it's good to hear how others manage with their tailbone fractures. I am able to do a lot more walking and exercising within my restriction limits and that always makes me feel good. The set-backs we get are the pits, but that's part of our chronic pain lives. I'm finally over my bladder infection and wow, does it feel good. I'm a lot more energetic, enjoy my walks again and can think more clearly. It's amazing how those infections just zap you down. I love where you have you bed strategically placed! That is great! Get this... Mike and Zach jacked up one of our couches in the family room. It's the right height for me to sit on and lay down on. Sometimes I have to sleep out there, as I need extra pressure against my back with my infrared heating pad. The fidgiting around, ups and downs, inability to stand still... is me to the tee! I have never been such a wiggle worm in my life, but we need to do all of this... in order to get comfortable. I am on the same restrictions as you are and need to keep my reaching to a minimum. I've been doing a lot of stair step core exercises and am noticing a great improvement with my tummy core muscles. Wish I could start working on my upper arms, but that's another no-no. I can do little up and down movements with my arms when I walk in the pool, but that's pretty much it. When we saw my Neurosurgeon I asked him about the upper arm exercises. He asked me how I felt after shampooing my hair in the shower. He received a really long pause from me.... lol! I got the picture, loud and clear. Isn't showering and getting ready such an exhausting chore? I hate it. It is getting better, but at turtle slow pace. Thank you so much for your reply, Kathy. Your posts always make me feel better and your sense of humor is like mine.

    Hi TinaandCrow - Thank you for posting. It's nice to meet you. I'm glad your tailbone pain is under control and your surgery was a success. What instrument do you play? If it is the drums, I bet you banged away while sitting on the tushie pillow during your recovery! Thank you for the heads up about keeping an eye on other discs in the tailbone area. I definitely will be doing just that. When is your three level fusion scheduled? It would be great to hear more about your back troubles. I wish you complete success with your upcoming fusion. Thanks again for sharing. Your post was very insightful.

    Hi Mark - You are such a kind person. I follow your posts, too. You are always so upbeat and positive! I appreciate your very kind words, your support and prayers. It means a lot to me. I hope you are doing okay and I wish you less pain, each and every day. Thanks again, Mark.

    Hi Patsy and LittleSurfer - I will post to both of you, in a little bit. I need to lay down for a while. LittleSurfer... your post has helped me so very much. I'm logged into coccyx.net right now and will be reading through the posts. I found a doctor who does injections in my state and will be giving him a jingle.

    Bye for now and a big thank-you to everyone!

    Tammy :)
  • Make sure you go to coccyx.org (not coccyx.net). You will also get info there about the t-bone group. You will get tons of info there.
  • I broke my tailbone 30 years ago giving birth. It healed on it's own but still gives me some bad days.

  • It sounds like you have made the right choice for you dear friend. Oh how I wish I could find that magic wand to wave that would take away all our pain.
    Yes Tammy, sleep is very hard to come by!! I am up and down like a yoyo.
    One of these days things will be better!!
    Cheers :H
    Patsy W
  • I'm glad you found a dr willing to talk to you openly and take time to explain his proceures and why he believes in them. Thank goodness prayers worked to get you there and home w/o too much pain! Get some rest and and don't forget not to sit too often or too long! I know your body screams at you to give you the hint, just take that hint before your body screams, if you can! Do you have a laptop? We have a laptop and one of those $30.00 adjustable(top angles w/computer or book-great) bed trays so I'm not sitting when I'm on the computer. It helps in more than one respect. Of course to keep my sitting restrictions in check but also keeps me busy and my mind off pain! I'm anxious to hear how your appt with your pain dr goes....keep us informed! Go walk or rest for awhile and I'll check in with you later!

  • Hi Patsy - Thanks a bunch for your post. Just knowing I have others around to help support me and get me through the rough stuff, helps so very much. One of these days, we're going to get all of our nagging pains under control. It's taking a while to get there, but we will. How are you feeling today? I hope you got some sleep last night. It seems that sleeping is hard to come by these days for a lot of us. Thanks again, Patsy and give Pepper a hug from me. That tail wag and little hand lick was too sweet.

    Hi LittleSurfer - I had a typo earlier when I posted. I was at dot org versus dot net. Thank you very much for sharing your tailbone history with me. I am so sorry to hear that the surgery failed you, in addition to the other treatments you have tried. Tailbone pain is a very painful condition... it interferes with your quality of life, big time. I have found the coccyx site very informative and I am going to call one of the doctors listed, who gives injections. If I could just get a little bit of relief, it would be worth giving a block and injections a try. What is so surprising to me, is the lack of doctors who treat tailbone fractures and disorders. I don't understand it. When we were active and enjoying sports, we took many falls and landed on our tailbones. I think of the professional sports people and surely they have had tailbone injuries, so treating the tailbone has to be in demand? I just don't get it. Who knows, maybe somewhere down the road... someone will find a good solution for us. Until then, I wish you less pain each day and hope you have found some kind of relief through oral medications. Neurontin seems to help sometimes and also the strong pain killers. Best wishes to you.

    Hi Jas - Wow... I haven't talked to you in a while! How are you doing? Any developments with getting your teeth taken care of? Thank you for sharing your story about your tailbone. So sorry to hear that happened to you, but it's good to know the fractures can heal on their own. That's the direction I am heading, but hoping to get some kind of relief from a nerve block or injections. When I lay flat on my back, the tailbone pain is starting to radiate into my lower back and my hips. I'm not liking that too much. Any hoo... hope you're doing okay. Great to see you and thanks again for your post. Hang on a second... my hubby wants to know how big the baby was at birth? Did you have any pain meds or an epidural during delivery?

  • Thank you for your message. I think I'm heading in the right direction now and hope the nerve block and injections give me a little bit of relief. If they don't, at least I gave them a try. I'm also going to ask about the pain patches. Any kind of relief would feel so nice.

    I managed to get 3 hours of uninterrupted sleep last night... woo hoo! The rest of the night, I was able to get an hour here... an hour there. I really feel rested this morning, which is wonderful. I'm getting ready to take a walk with Mike.

    Hope you have a good day with Pepper...

    Tammy :)
  • Yes indeed... when it's time for me to stop sitting, my tailbone certainly let's me know. I'm doing my best to keep pressure off that area, as much as I can.

    I do have a laptop and it's what I use every day. Mike is in the process of making me a special bed type of tray, so I can type laying down. Right now, I have my laptop set up on a wooden TV tray, next to my bed, which works really well. I have another wooden TV tray right beside it, with all of my goodies on it. Stool softeners, lip balm, back scratcher, etc. I don't have any Geritol yet... lol!

    Getting ready for my early morning walk... yay! It's 45 degrees out with clear skies.

    Wishing you a good day today...

    Tammy :)
  • Well, I can't tell you how happy I am that there's an easier road to take than surgery. You've already been through so much and to add this on top of it is just plain cruel. It sounds like you've found a great doctor that's very knowledgeable about the coccyx area and what options are available.

    I also have to say that Mike is such a great husband - he always takes care of you and although I'm sure you know how important that is, it's not as common as it should be and there are too many people out there that have to fight this stuff on their own. He's definitely a keeper.

    You can lean on me any time you want to. I'm just a PM away and I'm going to PM you my phone number and personal email address. You're a great lady and I wish you nothing but the best. You've always done such a good job at finding what you need to do to take care of your problems. Being a proactive patient is so important and you're one of the best.

    Take care my friend. You're going to be just fine and it helps me relax knowing that.

  • Hi Tammy-I just wanted to tell you I have had 2 coccyx injections,about 3 months apart,and so far they have helped.This was about 7 months ago.I hope you get some relief,I know how painful it is!Jeannie
  • Glad to see you keeping your spirits up so well. I havnt been the best about it, need to give myself a little kick. Are you talking about Lioderm patches? I tried those, for my back, but that was before surgery and didnt help for the torn discs. I hope that they work for you, if that is indeed what you are talking about.
    I hope that they can do some nerve blocks and injections to help you. I landed on my butt when I was a tween during a bike collision. I did something to it, but it healed and never felt that bad. I was knocked unconsiuos, and woke up in the hospital with a Huge goose egg on my head. That was much worse than the tailbone.
    Your hubby sounds like mine. Wouldnt trade him for the world. They are so understanding, so helpful and so creative in making things to make us comforable. I have a laptop and found a 25.00 laptop stand at wallgreens that tilts and rolls. Who knew I was gonna need it this long. Definently gotten my money out of it!
    I hope you can rest. It is hard enough for me with my back, I dont know how I would handle both things like you are. Take care, my friend. Love, Robin
  • 9 lb baby but i was teeny. :-o
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  • eajoseph said:
    That sounds absolutely horrible. The surgery and recovery.........makes me shudder just thinking about it.

    Hope things go well and the new doc can help you. Maybe there's something new that can be done. I agree with trying to not let the internet scare you. There is so much information that is inaccurate or the worst case scenarios and not necessarily the same as what you are dealing with.

    >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D< >:D<

    Let us know what happens when you see the new doc.
    Things will go well soon in your life and you will not find any problem, just don't get panic with the situation as, go for some good meds that your new doc suggest you and the things will get fine very soon.
  • How are you feeling today? I've been thinking of you and thought I'd check in.

    I have a table next to the bed with all my special needs on it too! Seems like everything but geritol on it so far...LOL! Every once in awhile I'll drop something and my husband will hear it(we have hardwood floors)and come in to pick it up for me! It sounds like your husband is handy! Your bed table will be useful and special! Better than anything you can find at the store! My husband use to do alot of woodwork.Several years back he made me the best bread box ever! I love it and to this day everyone that sees it loves it and wants to know where I got it! I love homemade things and the love put into the extra craftsmanship!

    I seem to get off track alot...LOL! How are you feeling? I miss quite a few posts so I probably missed this: But have you had any shots yet? If so, I hope you feel like they helped!

    Take care!
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