Hello all. I'm going in for my surgery on Tuesday, and I can't wait to get this over and done with. I hope I will finally be able to get full use of my arms, hands, and fingers back again. My poor wife has been getting me dressed every morning for the last couple of months, so I look forward to doing that by myself.
This is my first time for neck surgery, but I have had lumbar surgery before. I have read so many success stories on this forum, that I'm hoping I will be having a success story to write too. Of course I'm a little excited, nervous, and anxious to get this over and done with, so I can start the healing process.
I'm not as young now as I was when I had my lumbar surgery, (L5-S1) and I know it's going to take longer to heal, but I'm up for the challenge. I was 34 years old when I had my lower back surgery, and I'm 58 now. I had to retire in 2005 because of my lower back problems, so I don't have to rush back to work or anything. I never in a million years thought I would have problems with my cervical spine, but I do. Only a couple more days before it will be all done and I can go back to being somewhat normal. Thanks for reading and if you have any questions or comments, please do post them. Thanks.