Gary,

Hope by now you are doing better. Couldn't answer before now as I have had
computer problems. I don't know if I will be back or not. It all depends on
how and when this gets fixed.


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Don't follow in my footsteps.... I run into walls.

Love and Hugs,
Squirrely Jo
"GaryZ" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Hello ASA,
>
> Finallly surfacing from the drug coma for a while here. Thought I
> might be able to put together a sentence or two that might make sense.
>
> Lumbar fusion has been donev .8-9" scar, 3.5 hr surgery. Lived with
> my thumb on "the" button for 3 days. They had to pry it out of my
> fingers when ever we went anywhere! (self pain meds for those who
> don't know).
>
> Hate to critize anyone but, have to give the nursing staff a low "D"
> grade. Forgot to give me meds I was supposed to have. Half the time I
> would get yelled at for trying to move myself in bed, the other half
> the time they would stand there and watch me after I told them I
> needed to move. Didn't get bathed a single time in 4 days.
>
> Get stitches out Mon morn and will know more then. Am moving about
> with a brace and a walker. Around the house usually without either.
>
> Pain pattern is funny because the pain doesn't necessarily follow the
> surgical sight. Freeing up the nerves results in pains all over the
> place from the waist down. And I mean ALL over the place.
>
> Will post more in the future as I believe I feell a pain pill coming
> on! :-)
>
> GaryZ


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Don't follow in my footsteps.... I run into walls.

Love and Hugs,
Squirrely Jo