surgery date sept 26 ,wow it seems so soon

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sore42long
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   Posted 9/6/2011 6:49 PM (GMT -6)   
yes I just found out today the TOS surgery ,where they take the rib out is so soon,after 2 plus yrs of trying everything else ,finally a date ,Iam shocked yet happy ,Inever thought ,it would be so soon ,can't complain !wow I will be able to have a life again soon ?This will be a big adjustment ,Iguess bit by bit Iwill be able to start life again and do all the things Ihave not done for a while .Yes it freaks me out a bit ,yet its a good thing !Ihave so much going through my mind !Iwill stay on here  and post my progress and support others.The people here have been great and Ihave learned so much and realized I'm not alone in how Ifeel on many issues. It will be so nice to be off pain meds !I guess Iam in a bit of shock finally getting a confirmed surgery date.take care eveyone and thanks for the support .from michele

educ8athome
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   Posted 9/6/2011 8:06 PM (GMT -6)   
You have prayers and thoughts and all kinds of support! Congrats on getting the date, that's a huge hurdle.
I am unable to come up with a clever signature. I don't even really have a true diagnosis. I am on percocet and robaxin for chronic hand pain. So, in lieu of a dx and all, I'll just say that I am the daughter of an awesome and mighty KING, THE King of Kings and it is only through Him that I am allowed to live each day.

momtofourangels
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   Posted 9/6/2011 10:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations Michele. It won't be long now. I know you're excited and nervous, but just think what it will be like when you have the surgery and then get healed. Take care.

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   Posted 9/7/2011 9:24 AM (GMT -6)   
 
          Good morning Sore!
 
              Yes!...it won't be long now! Congrat's! We will mark our calendars for your big day! wink
 
       You have waited so long for this, and you have every right to be excited. We will pray for a successful outcome!
 
      Take care,
 
    SE wink
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   Posted 9/7/2011 8:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Sore.. Glad to hear you have your date for your surgery. That day will be here before you know it.

How do they do this surgery anyways? sure sounds painful so I hope they give you some good pain

control, esp. when you go home. Take care of yourself until then.

Suzane
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