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Just a girl that wants to wear high heels again

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edited 12/31/2015 - 9:15 PM in New Member Introductions
Thanks for having me :-)

I will be able to come back to this next week and list my exact medical procedures once I have my p medical papers in front of me. Until then briefly.

2000 age 28 back surgery (no evidence as to why)

Successful outcome until 16-10-2010 The day that changed my life. I remember walking down my stairs actually on my way to see my doctor. - I had started to feel back pain after living relatively pain free for a number of years. I remember in the short journey to the doctors feeling my foot starting to loose all sensation.I got as far as the waiting room and shouted that I needed some painkillers. I was told I needed an ambulance. I was rushed to three hospitals before being prepped for surgery. I was told I may never walk again. I have been living with this disability now for what seems like an eternity. I sat looking at my floppy foot for the best part of four years. Hoping and praying that I would be able to live my life as a young woman and finally get my foot back. Sadly that wasn't to be I was not born to wear flat shoes :-(

Moving on putting the doorstop aside I have for the past month been experiencing the pain that I had before my last two surgeries. I'm so scared that I will end up in a wheelchair and not my sports car!


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    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
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