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    Hi Laura, been thinking of you girl! Are you back...

    Hi Laura, been thinking of you girl! Are you back home with your husky? I hope your recovery as well as mine went!
    I think it is weird about that pain near your lungs field. That is the first thing...
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    Oh no, poor girl!!! Is she still in the hospital?...

    Oh no, poor girl!!! Is she still in the hospital? If not, I can not believe they would let her go home without having a bowel movement. That was my problem, the MDs wouldnt let me leave the hospital...
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    Hi Laura, been thinking of you so much since I...

    Hi Laura, been thinking of you so much since I was just in your shoes 7 weeks ago!
    Remember, stay strong and positive! You will be in my shoes in no time!
    Have they said yet what your curvature is...
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    Good Luck Laura!

    I'm praying for you Laura! You will do wonderful, I just know it! By the time you read this post, you will be on the otherside of the picture with all of us and you will be home to your husky in no...
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    6 Weeks Post-Op Today

    Hello to all my Forum Friends of the Post-op Club and ones soon to be in the Post-Op Club...I am 6 weeks Post-Op today and doing soooooo well! I never thought I be here. I am walking 2-3 miles each...
  6. Thread: Countdown....

    by huskymom
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    Oops Laura, sorry I was a week ahead of myself. I...

    Oops Laura, sorry I was a week ahead of myself. I keep thinking this is the last week of March now.

    Melissa
    Pre-op = 64 degree thoracic curve, 56 degree lumbar curve
    Post-op = 19 degree thoracic...
  7. Thread: Countdown....

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    Hi Laura, Good Luck tomorrow. You will do...

    Hi Laura, Good Luck tomorrow. You will do wonderful and I know your husky is going to take great care of you when you get home:)

    I will praying for you! Post your progress as soon as you feel up...
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    Hi there, I was just fused from T2 to L2 on...

    Hi there, I was just fused from T2 to L2 on February 17, 2010. I am on Short Term Disability right now. I work in Critical Cardiac Nursing. I will be off work for atleast 12 weeks and then return to...
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    Hi Lynette, I know exactly how you are...

    Hi Lynette, I know exactly how you are feeling...being just 26 days post-op today myself.
    My best piece of advice, stay positive and believe in your spinal surgeon. I was fused on February 17 from...
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    Thank you all. Walking isnt too bad at all it is...

    Thank you all. Walking isnt too bad at all it is all the exercises at therapy that hurt me. I would rather walk outside any day:)
    I signed up yesterday for a 5K Susan G Komen Breast Cancer in...
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    Oh yes your posture will improve A LOT! I am...

    Oh yes your posture will improve A LOT! I am fused from T2 to L2, 24 days post-op and my posture is perfect. Hump on back and rib humps in front are all completely gone. I also gained 3 inches in...
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    2 Miles Today! Wow!

    Hi all, so I am 23 days post-op and today I walked 2 miles outside. I couldnt believe I did it and it felt so-o good! It wasnt a fast pace but a good pace. Just wanted to share, especially for all of...
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    Hi Laura, Thanks so much. My recovery is going...

    Hi Laura, Thanks so much. My recovery is going really well. I was 3 weeks post-op on Wednesday this week and today I walked 2 miles outside. Not a fast walk by any means, but I did it and felt great...
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    Hi Lisa, you NEED to travel to Lafayette and see...

    Hi Lisa, you NEED to travel to Lafayette and see Dr John Gorup, who is the President of Indiana Spine Center...AMAZING DOCTOR. He did my fusion 3 weeks ago, I was fused from T2 to L2 and my incision...
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    That is so-o awesome!! I am just 3 weeks post-op...

    That is so-o awesome!! I am just 3 weeks post-op today and loving being at home, from the hospital. What was her correction and fusion? Tell her I am praying for her and keeping her in my thoughts....
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    Fusion T2 to L2 successful!! WooHoo!

    Hi ALL! My surgery went better than well. I ended up being fused from T2 to
    L2, 2 titanium rods and 23 pedicle screws. Gosh that sounds like soooooo much. I am so happy now. Lots of muscle spasms...
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    Hi Lray, Yes I just actually surgically got my 64...

    Hi Lray, Yes I just actually surgically got my 64 degree thoracic curve fused. I was fused from T2-L2. My recovery has went well! It sucked in the beginning and they hospital stay was rough, but I do...
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    Thank You all sooooo much for the questions...

    Thank You all sooooo much for the questions answered! All your advice means so much to me right now! I will definitely post next week as soon as the surgery is over and I feel like getting on my...
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    Thank you all so much! Your positive words of...

    Thank you all so much! Your positive words of encouragement mean so much to me:) Just please keep me in your prayers next week:) I guess I have a few questions...1) What do you feel like immediately...
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    8 days AWAY from surgery:(

    8 days until surgery!! Gosh guys, I am getting so-o darn nervous. I had my last doctor's appointment on Friday and he told me they would be fusing me from T1 to L2. Any last advice for me? I am...
  21. Thread: Megz update

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    Hi there, thanks so much for posting! I have been...

    Hi there, thanks so much for posting! I have been thinking about her surgery and praying for her:)
    I am glad she is doing well and tell her to keep up the good work:)
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    Let your MD know...

    Hey there, coming from a critical care nurse's perspective I would definitely say you need to let your doctor know your symptoms. You could very easily have a blood clot in your lung or fluid in your...
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    Good Luck!!! You are in my thoughts and prayers!...

    Good Luck!!! You are in my thoughts and prayers! Remember to stay positive!! Please post as soon as you can. I want to hear about your recovery. My surgery is Wednesday, February 17, 2010, so you are...
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    Good Luck!!!

    Good Luck to You!!! You are in my thoughts and prayers. I am also an RN, but a critical cardiac RN. And yes, knowing too much really stinks at this time. My surgery is 3 weeks away, February 17,...
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    You have to stay positive!!! Everything is going...

    You have to stay positive!!! Everything is going to work out just fine!! You are in my prayers this week and I will be thinking of you.
    Please post on here as soon as you can so we all know how you...
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