It's Going Down...
Monday, December 5th 2011 at 3:30 PM in Shady Grove Adventist Hospital; My second and hopefully my last Discectomy for a long time. Six week recovery; No sitting longer than 30 min, no bending or twisting. No lifting. Lots of walking! From that day forward, I begin the healing process, both physically and mentally. I will take my life back and be a better person than I was before this all began.
...Just as I suspected!
Like I said before, I’m no Doctor, but I sure am getting good at reading these MRI’s! Here’s what the report said: So, I just met with Dr Levin again, and we discussed surgery as an option again. The funny thing is that this herniation or extrusion has nothing to do with the other one that he operated on just six weeks ago. It was just a case of bad timing. If they both went...
Six Weeks Post-Op
I know, I know… it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me. Probably because I’m just plain depressed at how things have progressed since the surgery. The first two weeks after the surgery, I was feeling good. I was on my way to the doc’s for a two week checkup, when out of nowhere, I rolled the window down at 30 MPH and hurled out the window. My poor daughter was...
Looks like L5 - S1 this time! :(
Just got another MRI and if I’m getting as good as I think I am at reading them (after a dozen or so) its looking like some more surgery in my future.