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   Posted 2/15/2010 6:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Tomorrow is the day!!! I cant tell you how nervous I cam now that they day is here.  I am also excited about the possibility of my chronic pain being "gone" or at least bearable. I will try very hard to keep a positive attitude after the surgery. Like  my surgeon said to me  I will be trading everyday pain for surgical pain that in time will pass. That I can not wait for.  Thanks for checking in on  me screaming eagle, I will definitely let you know what you should prepare for. It is so nice to belong to a community that understands .  
I gotta tell you, my house has never been so clean, e even cleaned the fireplace bricks with a toothbrush. hahaha. Talk about nervous energy!!!! 
Talk to you all very soon, My husband moved the computer to a place that I will be more comfortable at after surgery. I have a great guy.
Diagnosed crohns Disease 07, Bladder tumor and inflammation, Herniated disc, spinal stenosis, facet arthritis, degenerative disc disease, siatica, Three laparoscopis, hysterectomy, physical therapy, trigger point injections, spinal epidurals, Meds lyrica, vicodine, amrix.

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   Posted 2/15/2010 6:45 PM (GMT -6)   
I am so thinking of you and praying for a successful surgery and that you will be, if not pain free at least very diminished! Please let us know how you are as soon as you can. I'm so glad that you have a husband who is supportive! Take care and we'll talk to you soon!
DXed-Syringomyelia C-1 to T-1, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes Type II, Adhesive Capsulitis "aka" Frozen Shoulder, IBS, Panic Disorder, ICC (Interstitial Cystitis), Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Bipolar Disorder, Panic Disorder
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Screaming Eagle
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   Posted 2/15/2010 6:48 PM (GMT -6)   
We are excited for you too! We will be thinking about you, and have someone post something as soon as possible. Good Luck!


DDD (Degenerative Disk Disease) S1-L4-L5,  Heart Attack 2002, Surgery to place Stint in,

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   Posted 2/15/2010 7:22 PM (GMT -6)   
I will be wishing with all my heart that your surgery is a great success story! I know it's nerve-wracking waiting for the time to come, but it's almost here and then the surgery will be over and you can start on the road to recovery.

I keep thinking of big, gorgeous hydrangeas whenever I read your name - the deep blue color are my favorite. So I'm sending you back an image of a healing blue one to visualize in your mind!



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   Posted 2/15/2010 7:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck tomorrow!!! I hope everything goes well & that this is your ticket out of CP land!


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   Posted 2/15/2010 7:59 PM (GMT -6)   
best of luck!!
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   Posted 2/15/2010 9:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Good Luck kiddo...positive thoughts are heading in your direction as well as thoughts and prayers!!!..Take it easy and listen well to what they are telling you during recovery!!!

White Beard
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   Posted 2/15/2010 9:54 PM (GMT -6)   

I wish you well and hope your surgery does everything it is suppose to do! Your in my thoughts and prayers!
Good Luck to You

White Beard

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   Posted 2/15/2010 10:36 PM (GMT -6)   
GOODLUCK HYDRANGEA! I really hope all goes well for you, thinking of you, crossing my fingers it works wonderfully, best best wishes golitho

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   Posted 2/15/2010 10:57 PM (GMT -6)   
My thoughts and prayers are with you that your surgery does all that it is supposed to do and that your recovery is quick!


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   Posted 2/15/2010 11:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh wow, good luck and lots of well wishes..
Prayers will be with you in hope of a very very good outcome...
Lots of soft hug
I'll be thinking of you...again good luck....
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   Posted 2/16/2010 5:44 AM (GMT -6)   
Good Luck during your surgery today!!!!   Hope all goes well.

DDD, osteoarthritis, facet syndrome, fusion surgeries C-5/7 & L-4/5 both in 2006, torn meniscus surgeries left knee 2000 & 2002, buldging disc L-2/3

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   Posted 2/16/2010 6:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Hydrangea, you will be in my thoughts and prayers - I hope your surgery does all you want and more and that your recovery is quick and as painfree as possible.

Hugs and good thoughts to you!

Conditions: Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pelvic Pain, FAI, Reynauds, IBS, Surgical Adhesions, Ophthalmic Migraines
(plus physically unable to vomit due to Nissen, and I have extremely tiny veins...a joy for blood work or IV's)
Surgeries: Appendix, Uterus, Nissen Fundoplication for GERD, Left Ovary, Gallbladder, Right Ovary, TVT
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   Posted 2/16/2010 5:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry I missed your send off yesterday! I'm thinking and praying today though!!! God Speed!!!
Your Friend,

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   Posted 2/17/2010 12:15 AM (GMT -6)   
Just checking in Hydrangea...hope you are kicking booty and taking names today...okay maybe not kicking too high. lol...let us know how things wen when you can kiddo...I care!!!
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