My TLIF w/instrumentation and decompression at L5-S1 went off as scheduled on the 2nd. I had a few rough patches at the hospital but was lucky enough to have gotten to go home on Friday. I think mainly because of the weather that was scheduled (and did) happen in my area. So far things have been pretty good, although I have had my momements, and still do. I was totaly prepared for horrible pain but for me the worse pain has been gas pain. I think once I can get that relieved, it will be a much happier day.
I want to thank everyone on this board again for being able to read their experiences, the good and the bad, and all the helpful tips for before and after surgery,