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Forum: Community Support - NSR 12-15-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,158
Posted By dshobbies
My first thought is to get another opinion,...

My first thought is to get another opinion, possibly a couple of them. The skill of the doctor matters more than you might think. If you're in worse shape than prior to surgery and your doctor...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 11-09-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
I think the brace I wear is pretty standard, a...

I think the brace I wear is pretty standard, a firm back, stretch sides with velcro closing and two side panals that adjust individually. I also got a similar one is Hungary (forgot to pack it). ...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 11-08-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
Unfortunately, due to a complication in...

Unfortunately, due to a complication in pregnancies, my feet are incapable of removing poisons and swell easily whenever taxed, even a little. I find zero gravity is great for giving them a chance...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 11-07-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
Maria's NuWave and Judy's new fridge - we'll have...

Maria's NuWave and Judy's new fridge - we'll have to rename this the cooking channel.

I'm back and boy, have I missed my chair. I discovered I really don't like traveling - used to be exciting...
Forum: iSpine 11-06-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,806
Posted By dshobbies
OMG, I think I'm getting a migraine (no offense...

OMG, I think I'm getting a migraine (no offense to any sufferers)
Forum: iSpine 11-06-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,131
Posted By dshobbies
Thank you Timmy and welcome to the forum, ...

Thank you Timmy and welcome to the forum,

Are you speaking from experience? If so, please tell us a little about yourself.

Dale
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 11-06-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,069
Posted By dshobbies
Hi Haris and welcome, I too had surgery with...

Hi Haris and welcome,

I too had surgery with Dr. B and sustained nerve damage as a result. It does sound like some of your pain is nerve related but not being able to sit? doesn't sound right. ...
Forum: Insurance Issues 11-06-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 21,434
Posted By dshobbies
Hi C and welcome to the forum, First, we've...

Hi C and welcome to the forum,

First, we've heard this story before. Stay after them but first, find out how their specific appeals process works. It would also help if you have a doctor in your...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-30-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
Ouch Judy, Falling always scares me but I'm...

Ouch Judy,

Falling always scares me but I'm usually pretty careful. The what-ifs can be frightening. I so hope you just bruised everything with no real damage. I am also so glad you passed on...
Forum: iSpine 10-29-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,021
Posted By dshobbies
Hi PCrane and welcome to the forum, I'm so...

Hi PCrane and welcome to the forum,

I'm so sorry your two level fusion did not fuse and needs to be redone. It is a difficult surgery in the first place but to have to do it again -.

I don't...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-28-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
Do I wish I could walk too fast or too far. ...

Do I wish I could walk too fast or too far. Julius was always able to tell how I felt by the speed in which I walked. But as of now, I haven't walked for weeks. For whatever reason, yesterday was...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-27-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
As a New York girl, I hope we get snow for Xmas -...

As a New York girl, I hope we get snow for Xmas - fat chance!

My back is doing ~ ok. Could be better but I'm very concerned about what is coming next week. Julius has a convention in Las Vegas. ...
Forum: iSpine 10-27-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,795
Posted By dshobbies
Actually, I referred to Eddie's comment but it...

Actually, I referred to Eddie's comment but it applies to both!

I've been married to Julius way too long. I wasn't always like this:eek:
Forum: iSpine 10-26-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,795
Posted By dshobbies
Was that in unintentional pun? :eek::rolleyes:

Was that in unintentional pun? :eek::rolleyes:
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-25-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
Judy, I'm more conservative than others on...

Judy,

I'm more conservative than others on this forum. The burning you feel tells me something is still going on. I tend to baby my pain instead of pushing through it unless I know for certain,...
Forum: iSpine 10-25-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,191
Posted By dshobbies
Pain exhausts you and robs you of your ability to...

Pain exhausts you and robs you of your ability to fight on your own behalf. But it is also a excellent motivator. Whatever it takes, keep up that fight until you find your cure. There is a doctor...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-24-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
Just for the telling - I buy holiday gifts all...

Just for the telling - I buy holiday gifts all year long. When I see something someone would like, I buy it on the spot. I am usually done and wrapped by October. I'm also assured I'm buying...
Forum: Community Support - NSR 10-22-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 65,269
Posted By dshobbies
French condom ad

Frankly, I am shocked. This ad appears on TV in France where children might see it. Are we that backward in protecting our kids because this is something I wouldn't want to explain to my grandkids...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-22-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
Maria, A lot of nurses end up with back...

Maria,

A lot of nurses end up with back problems but how many start out that way? I am also assuming with disability laws, you were accommodated and fortunately for the school, rather easily. ...
Forum: iSpine 10-22-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,277
Posted By dshobbies
Don't know if this will help but when I am tense...

Don't know if this will help but when I am tense and hold my body more rigid, both Julius and I get that same yellow pain. I use relaxation techniques as well as deep tissue massage, which might not...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-21-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,523
Posted By dshobbies
Well Lucy can't walk too much anymore so I don't...

Well Lucy can't walk too much anymore so I don't feel as guilty for her but I do for myself. My grandkids love going for walks but I must keep them short, maybe just down the block to see the...
Forum: iSpine 10-21-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,437
Posted By dshobbies
Mark, Your frustration levels are off the...

Mark,

Your frustration levels are off the charts, and justifiably so. Just wondering, how often- how much time do you spend in the zero gravity position? It's not a fix but might make you more...
Forum: Community Support - NSR 10-20-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 65,269
Posted By dshobbies
A redneck buys condoms

Redneck: GIVE ME 3 PACKETS OF CONDOMS PLEASE.


Cashier: DO YOU NEED A PAPER BAG WITH THAT SIR?


Redneck: NAH... SHE'S NOT THAT UGLY!!
Forum: Community Support - NSR 10-20-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 65,269
Posted By dshobbies
Where did “piss poor” come from ?

We older people need to learn something new every day..
just to keep the grey matter tuned up.

Where did "Piss Poor" come from?
Interesting History.
They used to use urine to tan animal...
Forum: Abstracts and Articles 10-20-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,263
Posted By dshobbies
Peter, The only positive is that your...

Peter,

The only positive is that your surgery wasn't scheduled for a long time and you hadn't prepared yourself for surgery yet. My first surgery was cancelled with one week to go and all my...
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