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Forum: General Discussions 5th February 2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Saila
Re: Gulp - I've got cold feet about my op :-(

You are most welcome Lucie! I think it's good to express your thoughts and feelings on here as there is always someone to support who has had the same sort of experience. I'm glad you posted and are...
Forum: General Discussions 5th February 2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,287
Posted By Saila
Re: Good luck Centelleo and Becky Rosen

I was put on Oxycodene as Morphine didn't help me although both my 2 staged surgeries were done in one go. Oxycodene seemed to make a little bit of difference for me. Hope it works for her. I hope...
Forum: General Discussions 5th February 2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,330
Posted By Saila
Re: The Time Has Come....!!!!

To be honest, pain is not really an issue. If I do get pain it's mild not horrible. It's just a matter of time on slowly getting off the meds as it tends to affect my body very quickly when I...
Forum: General Discussions 1st February 2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,832
Posted By Saila
Re: *newbie*

Hi Lana, just wanted to welcome you on here! I discovered this forum and asked a lot of questions, read a lot of threads, spoke to a lot of people and did my research before going ahead with surgery....
Forum: General Discussions 1st February 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Saila
Re: Gulp - I've got cold feet about my op :-(

Hi Lucie,

Like Gilly mentioned, everyone else kind of covered your questions.

All I'd like to say is after being 8 months post op in 4 days time, I don't regret getting my surgery done.

Take as...
Forum: General Discussions 1st February 2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Saila
Re: Gulp - I've got cold feet about my op :-(

Aww you look so cute Gilly! :luv:.. Yes, the best thing to do is to plait your hair, that's what I did too!
Forum: General Discussions 1st February 2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By Saila
Re: I had my pre op appointment today

Hi Jamie, I just read your other post and my God, you seem so strong to deal with all that drama with all those doctors! It took me years to decide about my surgery. I am 7 months post op now and do...
Forum: General Discussions 1st February 2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,287
Posted By Saila
Re: Good luck Centelleo and Becky Rosen

I had the same, my nose bled for days when they took it out. It was horrible!
Forum: General Discussions 1st February 2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,330
Posted By Saila
Re: The Time Has Come....!!!!

That's okay :-) x
Yep I am! Still on meds, started physio so focusing on all the muscle strength I've lost! Lots of muscle weakness and weakness in general (maybe also a lack of iron), just trying to...
Forum: General Discussions 1st February 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By Saila
Re: 1 year post op!!

You're welcome Kerry! I'm doing alright, started physio so coping with the muscle weakness.. Hope you're okay! x
Forum: General Discussions 1st February 2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By Saila
Re: My son is heading to Stanmore next month. Help !!

Stanmore is indeed one of the best hospitals. I've also always read positive things about Mr. Lehovsky on this forum so I'm sure your son will be okay. Good luck! :) x
Forum: General Discussions 29th January 2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Saila
Re: Post op nerves/feeling in my back

Hi shannonbb, I remember having electric shocks but can't really remember when they stopped, it just happened on one day! I am 7 months post op and still cannot feel some parts of my back and side...
Forum: General Discussions 29th January 2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By Saila
Re: Can you feel the hardware?

Hiii Centelleo!
I can feel my hardware when I touch my back and it is easy to feel it as I do not have much fat on me. I am 7 months post op now. Internally, I can feel stiffness and the hardware...
Forum: General Discussions 28th January 2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By Saila
Re: Going for it

Hi Kay, wishing you good luck and a speedy recovery! xxx
Forum: General Discussions 28th January 2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,330
Posted By Saila
Re: The Time Has Come....!!!!

Good news Jay! Wishing you best of luck and a speedy recovery! Keep us updated with how you get on! I got admitted a day before my op btw x
Forum: General Discussions 28th January 2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By Saila
Re: 1 year post op!!

It's been a year already! Wow time flies! I must say, you look flawless in your wedding dress! I was about to ask you the other day to send me a pic of your dress, after all the dress hunting you...
Forum: General Discussions 28th January 2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,324
Posted By Saila
Re: Your First Experience of Hospital

Welcome Koda! I'm sorry to hear about your daughter needing surgery. What type of scoliosis does she have? I had AOS (Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis). Surgery is very very scary but it definitely is...
Forum: General Discussions 28th January 2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Saila
Forum: General Discussions 28th January 2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 537
Posted By Saila
Re: My son is heading to Stanmore next month. Help !!

Hi and welcome to SSO sporty girl! I had my surgery at Stanmore. My surgeon, the whole team and nurses were very kind and helpful! I can imagine how stressful it could be as I personally have been...
Forum: General Discussions 19th November 2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Saila
Re: Surgery on the 26th Nov. Thanks everyone. Xxxx

Hello Shaz, good luck with your surgery. Best wishes Saila x
Forum: General Discussions 20th October 2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,484
Posted By Saila
Re: Self confidence after surgery

Hi Lauren,

My self confidence increased since after surgery. My posture has also improved a lot. Even though before surgery people didn't notice my hump unless I told them but there's a lot of...
Forum: General Discussions 10th September 2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Saila
Re: 3 months post op & out of my brace!

Kerry!! I'm doing alright, hope you're fine! So glad to be finally out of my brace. Feels so different and free haha! Chat soon! xxx
Forum: General Discussions 10th September 2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Saila
Re: 3 months post op & out of my brace!

Hey Jay, lol yeah it has been 3 months already! Its amazing how times flies.. :) Aww thanks Jay! x
Forum: General Discussions 10th September 2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Saila
Re: 3 months post op & out of my brace!

Hi Laura, yes it has been 3 months already!! Time flies isn't it! Yes the only thing I regret is missing out the summer :argh:.. But still happy being out of my brace though!
That's okay, I am glad...
Forum: General Discussions 10th September 2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Saila
Re: 3 months post op & out of my brace!

Hi lozzym-may, throughout my experience in the past few months I sometimes prefer having someone to talk to and share how I feel but there have been times when I just want to be on my own and let it...
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