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Hi My beloved August surgery buddies,
How is everyone doing?
Please check in and give us an update when you can

PS I was doing better at 6 weeks post-op than now at 17 weeks
Just had an MRI on Friday and waiting for the results.
Hoping I do not have a re-injury, just lots of swelling and inflammation.
Rose (aka Stenosis Rose)


  • Hi Rose
    I m not doing very well either. I m having a lot of pain 24/7 and more problems getting out of bed or off of a chair etc . It s like I m going backwards instead of improving . I m very depressed and scared that I may lose my job . I have a Dr s appt this week and hope to get X rays or MRI to figure out what s going on. I feel like I cant get any answers anywhere .

    I hope yours isn t anything serious and you just need more time to heal . You went through so much already !

    I m wondering how everyone else is doing too ? Has anyone from our Aug buddies group gone back to work full time ? My job is very active and I can t imagine doing it even one day right now .

    Hugs to you too
  • stenosisRosesstenosisRose Posts: 489
    edited 12/02/2013 - 10:20 AM
    I am worried about us all to tell you the truth
    MamaShue had her THIRD back surgery TODAY and I am waiting to hear how she is. She was having a fusion.
    After two re-herniations After two surgeries
    She was CAREFUL and now had a THIRD surgery since AUGUST
    Ayyyyyy, Rambi
    Please keep in tiuch and let me know how you are doing

    I am biting my nails LOL waiting for my 17 week lost-op MRI
    changing positions...is the WORST


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  • I hope everyone is recovering ok! My recovery has been a slew of ups and downs. For the longest time I felt good but the last month has been a lot worse than I would like. I have starting have new symptom leg pain and numbness again ugggg. However this time is different than last time it's on the outside of my right thigh into my big toe but before is was my butt down leg into foot. From what I can tell from research it's my L4 nerve FML! Other than that I do have pretty bad back pain sometimes but other times not. Well hope everything is good with all of you and I'm very sorry to hear about mamashue and Rose!
    L5-S1 anterior/posterior 360 fusion Aug 2013
    Grade 2 spondy, Severe DDD L5-S1
    L4 Facet arthritis
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