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Back Surgery

Thursday, February 14, 2013

On Monday! emoticon I knew there was a possibility of surgery; but not that it would get scheduled so soon (which is partially my fault - but less time to think about it...). Let me s'plain - no - is too much - let me sum up (for all you Princess Bride fans out there - I love Indigo....).

I've been having worse problems than usual with my back, and new problems with numbness in my leg, since November. I tried physical therapy in December, which was cut short because it made me worse.I saw my doctor in mid January for my physical, had an MRI the 22nd, and was referred to a neurosurgeon for a consult. I saw him Tuesday.

I have a very small bulge in my L3 disc, which isn't pressing on anything - the troublemaker is a large bulge in my L4-L5 disc; and the fact that my L5 vertebrae has slipped forward slightly out of place. Both of these are placing pressure on nerves. Hence the surgery - spinal decompression and fusion. I was expecting to have to wait quite a bit to get on the surgery schedule; but she offered me Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday next week. What the heck! I went for it. Now it's just getting things lined up at home. I don't think Ian and Kris are all that thrilled that I'm going to be sleeping downstairs in the computer room for at least six weeks - it can't be helped tho....

So I'll be gone; but then I've been mostly gone anyway - it's been hurting to sit for too long, and it makes my leg go numb. I know - with me it seems to be one thing after another, eh? If it's not a family crisis, it's another surgery, LOL! emoticon

Catch ya'll on the flipside! emoticon

emoticon and Blessings... Midgie emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JANIEWWJD 10/19/2014 12:53AM

    How have you been doing? emoticon

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REGSHAR 2/19/2013 2:34PM


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SEWINGMAMACDS 2/19/2013 1:03PM

    emoticon Praying for you!

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  May the Lord bless you with a speedy recovery as you go through the surgery this week. May you feel His Love and strength with each new day. Prying for you and your family. Please try to keep us posted.

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EATVEGAN 2/19/2013 2:28AM

    My ex had a similar surgery in about that same area and he says it was a great help. He had waited too long though and still has the numbness in his leg. Father, I ask that this surgery go well for Midgie, that everything goes where it needs to go, and she be restored to perfect health. In Jesus name, Amen, so be it.

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CRYSALLIS1 2/19/2013 2:18AM

    Your in my prayers. Hugs

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MOMFAN 2/19/2013 1:14AM

    Hugs and prayer for you dear friend!!! I notified the team and they are praying.

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LUANN7 2/18/2013 11:00PM

    I had major back surgery last June and I feel so much better.You will do fine and get well in a jiffy- Its worth it.I will pray for your quick recover and healing. take care and good luck emoticon

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EJOY-EVELYN 2/18/2013 9:58PM

    May the Lord grant you great favor and healing as the experienced medical team do the role they are responsible for. God has great things in store for you and you have a lot of SparkFriends who wish for you the very best. To God be the glory as healing takes place. Hug, hug -- Evelyn

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READYBETTY 2/18/2013 9:29PM

    Praying for a full and complete recovery. God bless you.

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KALLIE1958AR 2/18/2013 5:38PM

    Father I pray right now for TEALADY0531 I pray you guide all in volved in her surgery and I pray for a fast recovery and life I speak over her .. in her body .. touch her now Father .. I pray all this in Jesus name .. To God be all the Glory amen

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KEEP-GOING 2/18/2013 5:18PM

    Take your time in healing! hug sandy emoticon

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SMRDER1971 2/18/2013 4:04PM

    Praying for you. Will be praying for the surgeon also. Just remember that all things work together for the good of those who love the Lord and are called according to His purpose.

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NADINEL 2/18/2013 4:01PM

    I will be praying for you. God is in Control of all. Let us know how it all is for you (an update)- when you are able. Follow Doctors orders!
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AWESOMECHELZ 2/15/2013 8:16AM

    Wow! I am sorry. I think you did the best in just doing it as soon as possible--less worry. I will pray for you and wish you the best of luck. As soon as you can, let us know how you are doing. emoticon Love, Chelsea

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PEGGYO 2/15/2013 7:37AM

    good luk and hope you're up and hopping soon

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MAYBER 2/15/2013 12:10AM

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SAINTBERNARD6 2/14/2013 11:03PM

    wishing you well and a speedy recovery

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COLT2008 2/14/2013 9:03PM

    emoticon praying that your surgery goes well and your recovery smoothly

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PMFISH 2/14/2013 4:31PM

    May God guide your surgeon's hand and heal you quickly, so the pain will be a thing of the past.

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JTREMBATH 2/14/2013 1:17PM

    Good luck with your surgery.

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USMAWIFE 2/14/2013 1:15PM

    emoticon I truly hope the surgery does relieve your pain issues

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ANASONIC 2/14/2013 1:07PM

    Will be praying for healing and a smooth and quick recovery.

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CREEKLADY1 2/14/2013 12:49PM

  Good luck with the surgery and emoticon

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GCHUNG 2/14/2013 12:46PM

    Good luck on your surgery!

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