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Forum: General Discussions 28th February 2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,145
Posted By Vicki
Re: The All Official 'Good Luck Sally' thread!

Fabulous, that's all really great news! :-)
Forum: General Discussions 26th February 2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,145
Posted By Vicki
Re: The All Official 'Good Luck Sally' thread!

Nah, you'd have to be a bit bonkers to be excited for the surgery itself, it's perfectly natural to be apprehensive, it's standing up for the first time afterwards and realising what an improvement...
Forum: General Discussions 24th February 2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,145
Posted By Vicki
Re: The All Official 'Good Luck Sally' thread!

Best of luck Sally! I'll keep everything crossed for the amazing outcome you thoroughly deserve! xx
Forum: General Discussions 26th January 2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,845
Posted By Vicki
Re: To All Concerned, Thank you.

Wow that was a quick return! Congratulations Kody, keep moving forward! :-D
Forum: General Discussions 16th January 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,792
Posted By Vicki
Re: Upcoming Surgery With Halo Gravity Traction

I personally couldn't get up because I had the type that stretches you from both ends - so, screws in the lower legs too - and I was in bed for a couple of weeks between surgery stages, but there...
Forum: General Discussions 16th January 2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,792
Posted By Vicki
Re: Upcoming Surgery With Halo Gravity Traction

Hi Tracy, welcome to SSO!

I've been through the Halo traction twice now and I can tell you it's nowhere near as bad as it looks! Feel free to ask me anything you want :-)
Forum: General Discussions 10th January 2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,060
Posted By Vicki
Re: FINALLY have a surgery date!

I'm so glad things are finally getting sorted Sally, not long to go now! Totally agree with the others about the holiday too. Even if you're ok at 9 weeks post-op, you'll enjoy it even more if you go...
Forum: General Discussions 21st November 2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,113
Posted By Vicki
Re: Good Luck Lyssie

Thinking of you Lyssie! xx
Forum: Non Surgical Room 10th November 2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,560
Posted By Vicki
Re: Where can I get seamless vests for adults?

I worked at a pharmacy a few years ago and I remember we sold Easigrip (http://www.easigrip.co.uk/) as a cheaper alternative to Tubigrip. According to their website they do three sizes to fit the...
Forum: General Discussions 5th October 2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Vicki
Re: learning to drive

You can see out of an RX8? I love that car, but always assumed I wouldn't be able to see over the wheel in it. Now I just have to win the lottery!

Have you asked about DLA at the Citizens Advice...
Forum: General Discussions 4th October 2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
Posted By Vicki
Re: learning to drive

I'm currently learning to drive in a Toyota Yaris, which at 5'1 I can just about drive without a cushion but I feel a lot safer with one. My instructor (coincidentally, I chose her because she has an...
Forum: General Discussions 4th October 2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,780
Posted By Vicki
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 19th August 2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,245
Posted By Vicki
Re: Maddy's Stryker Frame Experience

In my experience after a while the marks on my head faded into tiny pale scars that were almost perfectly flat and with a bit of concealer (I never bothered, but we did try it one and it worked)...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 5th March 2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,021
Posted By Vicki
Re: Another wrecked mother needing support

I'm so sorry Maddy is having all these setbacks, it can't be easy. I spent several weeks on the Stryker bed at the ages of both 5 and 10 so hopefully I can reassure you a little.

Firstly it's...
Forum: General Discussions 4th November 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By Vicki
Re: Referral query

Hey

I'm bumping your thread because I just received my referral letter for Mr Shaw too. I requested a referral to Mr Tucker and apparently (from what I could gather from Mr Tucker's secretary) he...
Forum: General Discussions 5th July 2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By Vicki
Re: did you Bum shuffle or crawl?

I was diagnosed at birth and I crawled :)
Forum: General Discussions 5th July 2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By Vicki
Forum: General Discussions 18th June 2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,369
Posted By Vicki
Re: Good luck Cherrybird!

Awesome news :)
Forum: General Discussions 12th May 2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Vicki
Re: Not had surgery

Hi Sarah, I'm also 26 and was born with Scoliosis, but I had a spinal fusion when I was 5 then rods at the age of 10.

Welcome to SSO! :D
Forum: General Discussions 21st April 2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,776
Posted By Vicki
Re: Some good news at long last

That is fabulous news Mark, and Chele's advice is well worth following. I hope your return to work goes brilliantly!
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 17th April 2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,232
Posted By Vicki
Re: Advice for new parents with Scoliosis newborn

Hi and welcome to SSO! I can't personally advise you but what I will do is send my mother an email - I was born with scoliosis so I'll let you know if she has any suggestions! :)
Forum: General Discussions 31st December 2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,461
Posted By Vicki
Re: Devestatingly sad news: Sarah

Such sad news, you're in my thoughts Nusrat, so sorry to hear this. xx
Forum: General Discussions 18th December 2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,605
Posted By Vicki
Re: Get Well Soon Simon

Eeep get well soon Simon! :)
Forum: General Discussions 18th December 2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 25,117
Posted By Vicki
Re: Good Luck Mark !!

It's really great to see you back around here Mark, and I'm sorry I didn't pass on my wishes sooner. I hope you're now well on the way to an awesome recovery with no more bumps in the road!

x
Forum: General Discussions 14th November 2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,880
Posted By Vicki
Re: Scoliosis Gallery.

Wow Cherrybird your back looks quite similar to mine actually, at least, the last time I took a photo of it anyway. I had a Harrington around 1993, it's broken, but not removed as it hasn't caused...
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