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surgery tomorrow

omabluebirdoomabluebird Posts: 36
edited 06/11/2012 - 9:03 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
I will have my decompression and fusion tomorrow on L1 to L5. I am mentally ready and my house is as ready as it can be. I have acquired most everything on the must have list.

I bought a "bidet in a bottle" from amazon.....then the nurse told me that they would send me home with a "wiper" :-) So hopefully I will be set up for the personal items.

I should be home by Friday or Saturday.

I will let you know how I am doing.



  • I look forward to reading about your speedy recovery!!! All the best:)
  • Wishing you all the best! Look forward to hearing how you are doing.

    Glad to hear that you are ready mentally and that your house is "set" Hope that you will have help for when you come home.

    Wishing you a great recovery and solid fusion.

    >:D< Karen
    >:D< >:-D< : Karen
    L3-S1 herniation and bulges, stenosis, mod facet,ddd,impinged nerves,coccydinia
    discectomy/lami July 2011-unsuccessful
    adr L5-S1 Feb 2012
  • I wish you much luck with the surgery and recovery! Being mentally ready is half the battle. Sounds like you are prepared and have trust that things will get better for you.

    Please do let us know how you make out! Good luck!!! >:D<
    2011 ACDF C5-6 for Spondylosis with Myleopathy
    2012 L4-5 herniated disc and hernated disc at C4/5 2013 Taking Amitriptyline for headaches
  • Good luck! A positive attitude goes a long way! You will have many struggles, but be strong and stay determined...each day will get better! :)
  • Best wishes and let us know how it goes when you feel like it.
    On the sunny and mild Central Coast of California

    L4-L5 endoscopic transforaminal microdiscectomy June, 2007
    L5-S1 endoscopic transforaminal microdiscectomy May, 2008
  • Hope your surgery goes well. Being prepared mentally and physically is the way to go. Looking forward to hearing from you once you're well enough to post.


    XLIF L2-4 20.8.15
    ALIF L4/5 2009
    Laminectomy/discectomy L4/5 2008
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