About Me: Male, 60, Fresno, CA, member since Aug 2008
I am fused from C3 thru T2 front and back of my neck, and L5/S1 in my low back. I've had 10 total surgeries, 8 to my neck and 2 low back. Rods are installed from C3 thru T2 in the back of neck, and a plate in the front. I am a disabled union electrician. I goes without
[More] saying that there is constant pain to deal with. I have been dependent on opiates 5 times. This last surgery (oct, 2009), I pretty much have no pain in my neck, But still have pain in places they haven't operated on.
I love to fish and use our motorhome when I can. I've been married for 32 years to Linda. She deserves a trophy for putting up with this and me. We have one son 21 years old. Two dogs, four if our son's is here and two cats. We live in Fresno Ca. We are new grandparents.
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