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I had L4/L5 herniation and got MD done last week. Issue started over a year ago... I waited approx 14months before getting surgery. But my qustion is, some times I get scared, how I would raise a family in my condition.. My spouse has had sciatia pain for over 1.5 year as well, but she hasn't needed surgery. I am just looking for nuggets of hope as we were planning to grow our family right when this life test has come. looking for some hope and reality..