1925822 tn?1333705617


I wanted to give u an update  1week post op fusion.I was miserable till yesterda..and I can´t tell u how much better I am today. I feel so happy, I am singing and feel soooo alive. my pain and rhomberg already have improved! I quit smoking for good as it interfers greatly with fusion process and health we all know. I thought I could not do it...I have so much more energy...my face is radiating and I could hug the world :-))) I send out hugs and prayers for u my family.May u have a great day
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4816750 tn?1368804670
I am glad to herar you are doing good.  Congrats on the quit smoking, I quit to when had my surgery.  I had the fusion also.  Yes, I did feel bad the first week after surgery but everything started getting better and has kept doing it.  I hope everything keeps getting better you have got my prayers and hugs back to you.  I am always glad to hear a good story with this crazy stuff.  Again hugs and Congrats.
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Woo Hoo!!! So glad to hear about your progress!!  PLEASE remember to still take it slow...doing too much too soon can cause a set back.  I can't believe how much pain I dealt with on a daily basis until it was gone.  Congrats to you and welcome to "the other side" of the mountain!!
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620923 tn?1452915648

  Whooooooo hoooooooooo ...lol...Congratulations on quitting smoking...smoking will constrict blood vessels and nerves which with chiari are already being compressed...so, to rid urself of that added effect is great!

So glad u r feeling better...it is about time ((hugs))
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1122824 tn?1274107014
Wow, so pleased that you are feeling so good. I hope that it continues for you, but don't do too much too soon. Take it slowly. Also congratulations on giving up smoking. I am working on this.......a few cigarettes at a time. Take care of yourself
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1663373 tn?1333635989
Woohoooo! I am so glad that is great! I was trully hoping that it would be successful for you. Keep us posted and am always here for you!
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1925822 tn?1333705617
thanks everybody for ur encouraging and warm words. I know I have to take it easy and there might be some worse days too ;-) but luckily i learnt from the other surgery and am reminded by my chiari family thate healing is a long process...I am so fortunate to have found u all...may you all have a wonderful day <3
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1306714 tn?1327257080
Congrats on all your good progress.  Keep up the good work.  Happier days ahead my friend.
Linda :)
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