Firstly, anyone who has had a Spondylectomy is welcome to respond to this post. There probably won't be too many of us so feel free to post your experiences here if you like!
Here's a scan of my newly reconstructed spine. The surgery was on the 8th and I'm back at home now. The pain is tolerable and I can manage it with 5-10mg of Oxycodone less than 4 times a day. The staples and stitches around the drains seem to be more annoying and painful.
Lots of hardware! Check out what replaced T12!
I'm stiff and moving slowly and following my BLT precautions. I'll have at home PT 3x a week for 3 weeks and then may have outpatient rehab at a local hospital.