Jaye528's MedHelp Blogs https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/719694 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Anyone know anything about Pristiq? Well, I had my first family doctor's appt today since my surgery 5 weeks ago. After he asked how my Jaye528 Wed, 21 Jan 2009 10:08:22 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/55604/Anyone-know-anything-about-Pristiq https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/55604/Anyone-know-anything-about-Pristiq I think Activia really WORKS!! I've been eating Dannon's Activia daily for the past week and a half. I think it's working! I've be Jaye528 Wed, 14 Jan 2009 16:10:57 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/53833/I-think-Activia-really-WORKS https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/53833/I-think-Activia-really-WORKS Today is week 4 post op In a way, it seems like I had surgery months ago, not just a month ago. I'm getting better each day, Jaye528 Mon, 12 Jan 2009 11:40:05 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/53140/Today-is-week-4-post-op https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/53140/Today-is-week-4-post-op Oh my gosh, I'm feeling better Today has been a good day. Up since 6:30 with no nap, and I've been pretty active today. I had to g Jaye528 Thu, 08 Jan 2009 16:41:15 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/52240/Oh-my-gosh--Im-feeling-better https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/52240/Oh-my-gosh--Im-feeling-better Today was an all new disaster! So, 3 wks out of surgery and today I decided to venture out to pick up my son from school (3-4 blocks Jaye528 Wed, 07 Jan 2009 16:44:48 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/51994/Today-was-an-all-new-disaster https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/51994/Today-was-an-all-new-disaster Another night of agony First of all, I'm sick of taking meds. I'm also sick of night time. Since my ALIF, I've had terribl Jaye528 Tue, 06 Jan 2009 22:44:46 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/51787/Another-night-of-agony https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/51787/Another-night-of-agony 3 weeks post op So, today was my 3 week post op "anniversary". 3 weeks, and I was back at the hospital today for an Jaye528 Mon, 05 Jan 2009 19:44:49 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/51426/3-weeks-post-op https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/51426/3-weeks-post-op Lazy Sunday, but still experiencing leg pain OK, so I'm still concerned I may have a blood clot in my left leg, 3 weeks post op from my ALIF. I'm Jaye528 Sun, 04 Jan 2009 19:48:39 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/51130/Lazy-Sunday--but-still-experiencing-leg-pain https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/51130/Lazy-Sunday--but-still-experiencing-leg-pain Afraid it didn't work So, I'm almost 3 wks out and I'm so afraid the surgery didn't work. I've been hurting all day, even Jaye528 Fri, 02 Jan 2009 20:31:12 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/50680/Afraid-it-didnt-work https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/50680/Afraid-it-didnt-work Ringing in the New Year Well, this is certainly not the way I wanted to ring in the new year. I woke up this morning in imme Jaye528 Thu, 01 Jan 2009 11:33:53 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/50386/Ringing-in-the-New-Year https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/50386/Ringing-in-the-New-Year Happy New Year Wilmington, North Carolina is beautiful. With some strange weather. We've not had much of a winter Jaye528 Wed, 31 Dec 2008 13:03:50 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/50253/Happy-New-Year https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/50253/Happy-New-Year First Post Op Appt's Today I had my first 2 post op appt's with my surgeon and the pain management PA in the practice. Th Jaye528 Tue, 30 Dec 2008 17:08:51 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/50068/First-Post-Op-Appts https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/50068/First-Post-Op-Appts Dec 29 - Will I start the New Year in pain? OK, first of all, I'm thankful for being on the road to recovery. It's bumpy, lots of twists and tur Jaye528 Mon, 29 Dec 2008 12:24:35 -0500 https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/49859/Dec-29---Will-I-start-the-New-Year-in-pain https://medhelp.org/user_journals/show/49859/Dec-29---Will-I-start-the-New-Year-in-pain