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getting worried

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,578
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:25 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
6 hrs till I go to the hospital and I'm started to get a little worried. Just woke up from a nap where I dreamt that I woke up during the procedure. I'm royally freaked out. any thoughts on how to relax on I can't eat or drink?


  • Good luck with your surgery tomorrow.....
  • Everything will be fine just think of getting better so you can get back to us with your success story. Good night and we're thinking healing thoughts to you tomorrow and a prayer. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
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  • thanks ya'll :-)
  • Try some slow deep breathing, that is what helps me. Like you I had nightmares about waking up during surgery and every other complication possible but I fiugure I got them out of the way as all went fine. :))(
    If you have a CD with quiet music hopefully that may help as well
    All the best for your surgery
    Blessings Sara O:)
  • Best wishes for a speedy recovery!

    I woke up during a surgery on my belly about 15 years ago. I didn't feel any pain, but it was kinda freeky! Saw 2 doctors lifting their arms up and down (I guess sewing me up or something?). One of the docs saw that I had my eyes open and just said, "Go back to sleep now." I guess they gave me more medication 'cause I don't remember anything else. I always make sure I mention this before any surgery now...I just have a high tolerance for ANY medications!

    Anyway, take care of yourself and let us hear from you as soon as you are able.
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