Scoliosis Support  

Go Back   Scoliosis Support > Search Forums

Notices

Showing results 1 to 25 of 62
Search took 0.10 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: katherinejustine
Forum: General Discussions 22nd August 2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By katherinejustine
Phantom itch... Annoying!!!

I'm 3 months kyphoscoliosis fusion today. Woohoo! Things are going really great. However, I have this phantom itch that I can't scratch because it's coming from a numb patch of skin. It's driving me...
Forum: General Discussions 24th July 2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,634
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: You Know you have scoliosis when...

I love this one! haha.... I use my toes all the time too
Forum: General Discussions 8th July 2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Sheer agony, upper left back. Help!

So sorry... it sounds really painful. I know when I had shoulder pain and knots after my surgery it was because my body was getting used to the new position etc... and that after a while it got...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 6th July 2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,449
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Good Luck Storm!!

Yeah, the truck analogy is just about right. Glad you made it through! And you'll be feeling better soon. :)
Forum: General Discussions 5th July 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Healing from surgery and sleep

Update, at 6 and a half weeks I finally slept through the night! woot woot! :)
Forum: General Discussions 2nd July 2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Healing from surgery and sleep

Thanks Jenna,

Yes, sleeping has been a better lately. I haven't had the tensing feeling since that night. The night before last I woke up in a different position than when I fell asleep which is...
Forum: General Discussions 29th June 2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Healing from surgery and sleep

wow, it's interesting to see how different it is for people. I look forward to the day when sleep in normal again... when everything just feels normal again. I'm up at 2:00 am because my back spasmed...
Forum: General Discussions 29th June 2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: So Nervous!!!

I understand how frustrated you are feeling. Take courage though, soon you'll know how things are going. :) :squeeze:
Forum: General Discussions 28th June 2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,619
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Pencilled in for surgery 26th July!

Hi Jenna,

That's great news that you finally have a date scheduled! Congratulations! :) I'm sure it's a relief to know that you will soon be straightened out.

I was wondering though, what does a...
Forum: General Discussions 28th June 2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: coming off pain killers

I'm really curious about what type of pain you both are having at 6 weeks and 12 weeks post op. I'm very surprised about your need for pain killers this far out. I'm 5.5 weeks post op and I've been...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 28th June 2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,449
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Good Luck Storm!!

Yes yes! do keep us informed. And many prayers to you!
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 27th June 2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,580
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Surgery Scheduled - June 28th (Scheuermann's Kyphosis)....Not gonna lie, I am sca

In no time you're going to be back to your self again, teaching those kids. Time will fly! Just take one day at a time though. I'll be praying for you as well.
Forum: General Discussions 27th June 2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By katherinejustine
Healing from surgery and sleep

Hey guys,

Another weird question here:

How is sleeping for you guys after you've had surgery?

I hate first waking up in the morning because I feel very stiff, groggy, often with a headache and a...
Forum: General Discussions 25th June 2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: kyphosis surgery and then low back/hip pain?

I have good news! After about a week of the hip pain and a massage last week to try and work out those cramping muscles, It's mostly gone! The day after the massage was the worst, and then the next...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 23rd June 2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,580
Posted By katherinejustine
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 23rd June 2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,580
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Surgery Scheduled - June 28th (Scheuermann's Kyphosis)....Not gonna lie, I am sca

Yes, that is such a nice picture of you and your dad indeed! It will be interesting to see the how tall you become! I was hoping to grow, but alas, didn't.
Forum: General Discussions 22nd June 2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Moving to New Zealand

Interesting about holding two ceremonies... hadn't thought about that. Hmmm.

And for chapstick, that does seem like a lot of money... I can get mine here for a dollar each. I think I may be stocking...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd June 2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: kyphosis surgery and then low back/hip pain?

And thanks Gilly :) I painted it myself.
Forum: General Discussions 22nd June 2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Moving to New Zealand

Thanks for the advice! I'm sure I'll find out for sure very soon about how the prices go. Thankfully, I don't wear too much makeup so I'm not terribly worried about those prices. I did just buy a new...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd June 2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: kyphosis surgery and then low back/hip pain?

Oh, Mark, that does sound painful. I haven't experience the clicking part. I wonder if it really was a screw, if they could just take it out. I suppose there is no way of knowing if that is indeed...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd June 2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Question

I wouldn't worry about the doctors not beleiving you. Just explain to them exactly what happened, even the part about trying to be strong and pretend everything was ok when it wasn't Just reiterate...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd June 2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Question about fusion

Hi carly,

Not to worry my dear! :) When the screws are put in to each vertebrae along the spine, they are held in place by the rods. The rods are rigid, so when they attach to your spine it makes...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 22nd June 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Good Luck, Jenny14!

Looking forward to hearing how it went for you.

Thinking of you too :)
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 22nd June 2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: Exercise / stretching 4 weeks post op

Definitely do talk to your doctor or the secretary first. I also had some neck tightness/ pain but I gave it some time and took it easy and it got a bit better. I hope the same goes for you

All the...
Forum: Kyphosis, Lordosis and Flatback Room 22nd June 2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By katherinejustine
Re: New member intro - Kyphosis, surgery date, some demented ramblings

Wow, Tim! That is pretty intense. I truly do hope for you pain to go away after your surgery. I don't know how anyone can live on those narcotics, and you were so brave for trying for it. It's good...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 62

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
(c) Scoliosis Support