A 57 year old female who loves adventure, especially in the outdoors .I am a Child of God and God is the one along with my family and friends, who has given me joy, strength and courage for the journey. I have a wonderful husband and two great adult sons. Love gardenin
[More]g, swimming, golfing, canoeing, hiking, cross country skiing, being with friends, active in our local church. Multiple spinal cord and low back problems since 2003, which has totally changed what I can do and now I resigned from my job as Swimming Pool Coordinator - taught in the school and for Red Cross.- First Aid, Pro-rescuer CPR, Wilderness First Aid, Lifeguard Training, Swim Lessons, Water Aerobics, Babysitter Training. Am also an Educator and sub as I can in the public schools. Motto - Life is an adventure with God!!
Just a quick note to say hi!...Hey Shirley....thanks for the update...wish I had known about the surgery ahead of time...I would have posted a prayer thread for u.....but sending prayers and healing MoJo for u now!!
I had a student nurse get me up when I should stay flat after an epidural and wound up in the hospital for 5 days with a CSF leak..y they feel the need to pull us up and move us,. I was asleep...and was told to stay flat...the dang nurse wanted me to go on a bedpan....ugh...
Hope u heal fast : )
Did you ever do anything about your meningeocele repair? I ran across your post today and I have had a few surgeries (lumbar) and I have a large meningeocele now. They say they can't repair it from my back anymore because I don't have enough muscle to basically close me up. Also, my dura has actually been cut all three surgeries so I have arachnoiditis also.
Just wondering what your treatment was and if you ever had the surgery. Thanks!
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