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Hi Friends

Stopping by to introduce myself and will try not to bore anyone too much!! My name is NancyJo and call home Pittsburgh. In my "young" 50 years of life, I've been married for 30 years and have two fantastic boys, two beautiful daughter- in- laws, and a granddaughter who fills my life with so much joy and laughter. I've been suffering with DDD and neck osteoarthritis which has resulted in cervical fusion surgery last summer and would love to let you all know I'm pain free but not so much!! The surgery relieved the pain for a month, in which I was doing the happy dance, but came back with vengeance. So now I look at another surgery or deal with the pain and cortisone shots. Obviously for many, I choose the later. I could go on and on how blessed my life is but did promise not to bore you so I will just say hi and am looking forward to making friends and learning from your journeys .



  • Sorry your "happy dance" didn't result in more dancing. I hope your cortisone shots will bring you some relief. Welcome!
    33yo mom of two. My surgical history...preadolescence scoliosis, kyphosis, and a hot mess.... 5 spine surgeries and lots of items added I wasn't born with (titanium, peek, surgical steel). Guess cremation is out. TSA loves me.
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