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Old 09-01-2008, 10:17 AM   #1
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Just to keep everyone up-to-date, my wife just got out of surgery for repair of two damaged vertebrae. Teh doctor used a relatively new procedure where he goes in from the front, with a scope to see what's going on, and uses minimal invasive surgery to repair damaged bone, tissue, muscles, etc. The prognosis is excellent and I'm glad to have her home. She's doing well, her migraines have diminished, and her throat is healing up from the breathing tubes they stuck down her throat, so she's able to swallow more comfortably. Also, this type of surgery affects the throat muscles, again making it hard to swallow. But last night, she told me that she was able to swallow comfortably for the first time since the surgery, and that was done last Thursday. So all is happening according to plan. My prayer is that her chroninc pain is greatly diminished, which it seems to be.

The pin & needles in her extremities is gone, as well as much of the migraine pain. So far, so good. Please include her in you prayers for me.

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Old 09-01-2008, 10:23 AM   #2
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GW, I am so glad to hear DW is doing well. She must have suffered a lot.

That must be a great burden lifted from your shoulders. The anxiety over a loved one's pain is not a little thing.
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Old 09-01-2008, 10:33 AM   #3
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Pretty much for 25 of the 20 years I've known her. Hopefully, much of that is in the past.

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Old 09-01-2008, 10:50 AM   #4
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Definately prayers from me - for you both, Goodweed.
Glad to hear things seemed to have gone well. No surgery is easy, let alone without risk. So be patient. The whole body has been traumatised by the surgery and needs time.
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Im glad to hear that she is on the mend! Many prayers & thoughts for you and your family!
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Old 09-01-2008, 10:58 AM   #6
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GW that is such wonderful news..She has my prayers and good thoughts as do you and the family..I'm so happy for all of you.
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That is good news , GW. Prayers for her continued recovery.
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Great news GW, I am sending her positive energy and my prayers.
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Wishes for her speedy and 100% recovery!! She must be so grateful for your support and love through it all!
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Old 09-01-2008, 11:40 AM   #10
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Bless her heart...I'll be sending her good vibes!
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