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What decision do you regret



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    Vetted more surgeons ...but also acting sooner with surgery.
    Jun 2011 -TLIF @L5-S1
    Mar 2012 -NonUnion @L5S1
    May 2012 -Multi Level Discography
    July 2012 -XLIF 2Cages @L3L4/L4L5
    Aug 2012 -All New Hardware @L34L45/L4L5/L5S1
    Mar 2013 -FBSS = Pain Management until they figure it out.
  • What do I regret regarding my back pain:

    1) Younger not being more vocal with the doctors about how bad the pain was.

    2) Allowing other people's perception of my pain influence my understanding of it.

    3) Hiding my pain for 2-3 years from my parents to avoid the disagreements that it caused.

    4) Having to quit activities I loved to do. But I guess I had to...
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  • My number one regret would be 'signing off' on a car accident because I was too young to understand that my injuries could have life long implications, but what can you do?

    My second regret would be putting off going on long term disability because I thought that my workplace could not possibly survive without me! I had already given up everything I loved to do, so obviously my priorities were a little muddled!

    Other than that, I have NO regrets about being as proactive as I have been because it has given me the strength to keep fighting this battle, and some of the craziest treatments/procedures have given me the best, albeit temporary, relief.


    "Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.” ~ Unknown Author
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