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Forum: General Discussions 16th June 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 72,886
Posted By Abbi
Smile Re: Things you CAN do with a fused spine

I am sure I've posted on here before, but since my surgery in 2005. I have ... Abseiled off the side of a hotel building, been on high ropes courses, skydived, base jumped off the tallest building in...
Forum: General Discussions 16th June 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By Abbi
Smile Re: Moving to New Zealand

Hi there. Welcome to Sso! I'm Abbi! I used to be quite active on the forum, but when I started Uni and a full time job life got quite busy. Congrats on the job in NZ! As Toni said, I moved out here...
Forum: General Discussions 26th August 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By Abbi
Re: Theme park rides - advice please?

Hi all,

Like I said in my PM reply. I am not sure that I am the best person to ask about this. I am a bit of a thrill seeker and rule breaker and do what I want most of the time. I have been on a...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd August 2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,023
Posted By Abbi
Re: Four years ago today ...

Congratulations Gill, time flies doesn't it? :D :party:

(Not to detract from your celebrations, but my rods are 5 today!)
Forum: General Discussions 16th May 2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,441
Posted By Abbi
Re: Embarrassing Bodies: Kids

Just getting round to watching this now. I've only seen the initial bit of it, and I'm fuming already. I've picked up on most of the incorrect statements, that you've all mentioned. Things like this...
Forum: General Discussions 11th May 2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,143
Posted By Abbi
Re: Up and down like a Yo yo

You're very welcome Simon! How long do you reckon you will be in for? As I live in the middle of nowhere, and work full time, the only free time I have are the weekends. I'm not sure how ready you'd...
Forum: General Discussions 11th May 2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,143
Posted By Abbi
Re: Up and down like a Yo yo

Simon darling, you are NOT being silly at all. You are about to undergo another major surgery. It's normal to go through a range of emotions. You are probably ('looking forward to' is probably not...
Forum: General Discussions 11th May 2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 72,886
Posted By Abbi
Re: Things you CAN do with a fused spine

I just thought I'd add that I went to Alton Towers, this past weekend. I went on all the 'major' rides. Oblivion, Air, Nemisis, Thirteen, and Rita. Oblivion pulls about 4.5 G's. I survived! :D
Forum: General Discussions 10th May 2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By Abbi
Re: Apparent Leg Difference

This is an interesting discussion. Pre surgery my leg lengths were measured as equal, and following surgery they were unequal. I was referred to the orthotist, and given a shoe lift, which I did wear...
Forum: General Discussions 10th May 2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,737
Posted By Abbi
Re: Good luck Karen (Kazzimo) & Simon!

Good luck to you both, hope your respective surgeries go well! :squeeze:
Forum: General Discussions 10th May 2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,441
Posted By Abbi
Post Embarrassing Bodies: Kids

Hi everyone!

I've not been around much recently, sorry! I thought I'd let you know however, that the Embarrassing Bodies: Kids series on channel 4 is including a scoliosis surgery this Friday at...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd March 2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 72,886
Posted By Abbi
Re: Things you CAN do with a fused spine

I've been quite active since my surgery (almost 5 years ago!!)
Fused: T1-L4
Instrumentation: 2 titanium rods, 16 screws and 5 hooks
Age: 23

Since surgery I have went abseilling, scuba diving,...
Forum: General Discussions 8th January 2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 24,972
Posted By Abbi
Re: Good Luck Mark !!

Welcome home Mark!! Take it easy and look after yourself. Here is to a healthy 2010! :squeeze:
Forum: General Discussions 7th January 2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,577
Posted By Abbi
Re: Gillys operation

Great to see you back on the fourm and back to your old self Gill! Glad everything went well for you! :squeeze:

I love your pictures, they are amazing! Its shocking to think that we have that and...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd January 2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Abbi
Post RNOH surgeon to stand in the election

Hi all,

Found this article today, in the independent and found it quite an interesting read. Tim Briggs a surgical director at RNOH is hoping to stand in the next election, in order to improve...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd January 2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,041
Posted By Abbi
Re: Good luck Gilly

:D Wow, you are on a first name basis with Mr Cole ... (maybe something to do with all our hounding with the booklets last year!!) .. I am sure you are in good hands, good luck tomorrow ... let us...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd January 2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 24,972
Posted By Abbi
Re: Good Luck Mark !!

Goodness Mark .... its not been plain sailing for you :squeeze: I feel really rubbish now, as I had been in Newcastle from 31st until this morning, I had no idea about everything. I had it in mind to...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd January 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,438
Posted By Abbi
Re: Devestatingly sad news: Sarah

Nusrat and family. I am so sorry to hear of this news. Thinking of and praying for you all! :hugs:
Forum: General Discussions 28th December 2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By Abbi
Lightbulb Re: Outdoor activities post fusion?

Thanks for the comments everyone! I was just worried about the bungee jumping due to the springing back mechanism going on, and the fact that I only have one little vertabrae left, lead me to believe...
Forum: General Discussions 27th December 2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By Abbi
Outdoor activities post fusion?

Hi everyone,

Apologies for my lack of activity on the fourm recently, I've had a busy few months starting my new job. I hope everyone had a good Christmas ... ate loads and now recovering on the...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd November 2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,987
Posted By Abbi
Re: Just my luck!

Sorry to hear of your setback Poppy. Hopefully you'll get stronger, and be able to have the surgery. :)
Forum: General Discussions 23rd November 2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 24,972
Posted By Abbi
Re: Good Luck Mark !!

Hi all,

Just recieved a text message from Mark ... its not all plain sailing at the moment. He has suffered a bit of a set back:

"Hi abbie, no probs. I had a medical nightmare. Had a raging chest...
Forum: Infantile, Juvenile and Congenital Scoliosis Room 23rd November 2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Abbi
Re: School assessment

Hi Andrea,

Depending on the school, or the PCT in which your area falls under, Erin should be referred to and assessed by a Paediatric Occupational Therapist. They may work within the school, in...
Forum: General Discussions 21st November 2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 24,972
Posted By Abbi
Re: Good Luck Mark !!

Hi all, I am just back from visiting Mark with Gill. We went along around 2pm, and met his brother there, who had just arrived too. I'm very pleased to say that he is doing quite well ... for what he...
Forum: General Discussions 20th November 2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 24,972
Posted By Abbi
Re: Good Luck Mark !!

Excellent news, thanks for the update Simon! Myself and Gill are planning on visiting tomorrow, as I will be up in Newcastle (seeing the other half!) I asked Mark last week if he would feel up to...
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