spinal operation

    hi guys, op was done on the 1 of september,looks like it turned out okay,,2 rods and 4 screws and some bone cut out of the spine,,so one titanium hip,knee,and spine,,You ever heard of the 6 million dollar man ??.well he better keep moving because i am up to 150,000 and still counting,,,anyhow no pain down the legs,,a bit of pain around the spine op, and my thermostat cannot figure out if i am hot or cold,,guess i gotta go to an air-con place and get my spine re-gassed,,so 6 weeks and i am out on the trampoline and playing football,,okay i guess i am bragging a bit there,or just plain BS,,thanks for lisitening guys........>>>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

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    Hey Terry I just got this post mate.Good to hear everything went well.Take it easy for a while mate.Spend some time here.Don't go digging any new gardens or anything.LOL

    terryfossil 1

    Thanks Tom,I am now right in the middle of moving house,,my wife is my protector,,untill about 8 weeks i am not allowed to lift more than 2 kilo's,,you should hear her go off,,but i am glad i have her.......>>>><<<<

    What??? Are you nuts??? Let the removal guys do it!!! I hope your wife kicks your arse if you lift anything.Whre are you moving to? Been there,done that too many times.It's a bugger of a job mate.
    terryfossil 1

    Whoa Tom old mate, you almost sound like my wife for a moment there.. Moving to Yandina up the north coast,,15 minutes from the surf,,might have a go at that,,well maybe just sit in a rock pool for awhile,,Always good to hear from you Tom..>>><<

    Yandina? I know it well.Nice place in the hinterland.We go thru Yandina often.Might run into you one day.
    terryfossil 1

    you would not know me if you seen me Tom,and i would not know you,,But you never know Tom,do you.???? it is a small world..>><<>>>


    Glad to hear from you Terry.

    Hope you're up and around very soon!!

                          Mend quickly Terry.

    Good on ye mate, hope everything keeps improving.

    Good news,terry

    So great to hear!  I’ve had a visit to the hospital to see and stroke victim and it sure is nice to hear a good story.  God bless you and yours, and you are nuts if you get on the trampoline……….


    terryfossil 1

    Just kidding JH.walking at a very slow pace is all i can muster

    Awesome news Terry awesome! Be well!


    Dear terrilfossil,

    I haven't talked to you for a long long time and I just happened upon your post.

    I can appreciate how well you are doing. It seems your doctors did a good job. I am happy for you.

    I have been rejected for surgery because my injury is too high on my spine ... C5 (or something) It's too close to my uh, brain. I am doing ok usually. Methadone helps a lot.

    <3 itsmee


    Good to see you around Susan.

    Hiya little sweets ... hope yer good and well!
    [you too itsmee!] LOL joking....joking!!! xox
    Poor girl...I wish you well honey... have you tried accupuncture for that pain? Might be worth a try... love ya
    p.s. or an Osteopath for gentle touch manipulation?
    terryfossil 1

    Thanks itsmee,,sorry to hear about yours,i can understand some of what you are going through,my problem was at the 3 discs at the base of the spine,oppisite end of the spine to you,,however if yours is at C5,,is that not at the base of the cervical spine as the cervical spine runs from C1 to C7..not knowing excatly what your damage is,i do not wish to say the wrong thing to you..but sometimes a second opinoun is a God send,,i really do wish you all the very best,and i do understand pain can be a bitch.....

    Glad to see you're back,Susan. Come back more often !

    Great news, Terry!  You've mentioned your health concerns and it is wonderful that doctors were able to actually DO something for you.  Wishing you a complete and speedy recovery!  You are in my prayers!   PKB

    Hi Terry,  I wondered why we haven't heard from you for awhile. Glad your surg went well, and that it helps. Welcome back . Don't do anything too strenuous, now.

    And, Susan , Welcome back !!  Wish you would come back and visit more often.

    Terry,  Sounds like there's more  plusses than minuses in your surgery . Hang in there regarding your little residual pain.  We missed you and we're glad you're back 

    I wish you well Terry - how major is this wow!!! Well done you extremely brave to let a knife go into your back - seems like a good surgeon. I have been out of touch so do not know what your diagnosis was with regard to the back that is. I will not mention my back have done so before. I wish you a speedy recovery and hope your pain lessens. Do not worry about the hot and cold - I get this - it's called the menopause - but watch your body temperature for fear of infection - all the very best to you.

    terryfossil 1

    Thanks Poppy3,,to put it simple mate,,they cut some spine away from the spinal cord,,crush the bone up.insert 4 screws and 2 rods,,paint the bone paste over the rods,,and wait for it to grow,,simple easy Poppy3..>>>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<

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