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dorigirl
08-11-2006, 08:01 AM
Just wanted to say thank you to everyone for the guidance and advice that you have shared. It helped me make a decision that was difficult but in the end, necessary. I will be having my surgery on October 9th at Johns Hopkins. Until then, I will be reading and mentally preparing myself and I'm sure I will have many more questions!

My husband is in the Navy and is currently on a 6 month deployment. We sold our home faster than expected, so I am living with my twin sister until we move to San Diego in January. My twin will be caring for me and my kids post-op, so the situation is perfect as I will have the help I need. I am hopeing that I recover quickly so that I might meet my husband in California when the ship comes home. How soon after surgery did anyone fly?

Thanks friends!

60* thoracic curve
surgery date: October 9th, 2006
T7-L4

jelysc613
08-11-2006, 10:02 AM
Best wishes dorigirl! It sounds like you made the right decision for you, and I'm happy to hear you have a good support system ready and willing to take care of you before and afterwards :) I'm sure you'll be okay to fly by January, and don't worry... you won't set off any metal detectors ;)

bbest
08-11-2006, 11:28 AM
It sounds like you are at peace with your decision. I wish you all the best and hope you will stick around and keep us updated as the date draws near.

Take Care,
Brandi