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JoAnn5
12-05-2008, 09:51 AM
Well the discogram is over and done. I mentioned to the anesthesiologist that i remembered hurting when they poked bad discs the last time i had it... and he sorta frowned and said that i shouldn't remember that. He promised that this time i'd be under a little deeper, and sure enough, i don't remember anything after him saying he had put something in my IV to make me drowsy. Woke up hurting, though, and immediately asked for something for pain. If there's one thing i've learned thru all this, it's not to try to be stoic..lol. I found 8 puncture spots where they did the procedure... and all just at the spot where i'd put my right hand on my hip when i get vexed...lol. So vexation was out for a couple of days...lol.

If the myelogram goes as well, I will have worried for naught. Thanks for your support. Hugs.

trishthedish
12-06-2008, 07:27 PM
So glad you made it through and had a good team taking care of you. The myelogram will be fine, too! Looking forward to hearing from you after.
~Trish

JoAnn5
12-12-2008, 03:16 PM
Thanks, Trish...

The myelogram wasn't nearly as bad as i had feared. The worst part about it was the numbing medicine. It was kinda weird to see my spine on the xray screen as i'd move around. Neat too. Then of course the lying down for a couple of hours afterwards was boring, but i took a good book... so it was not bad at all really.

debbei
12-13-2008, 07:59 AM
I"m so glad you're done with these and don't have to worry about them any more. That's the worst part sometimes, don't you think?

trishthedish
12-13-2008, 08:25 PM
Hallelujah! Glad you did so well. =)