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Forum: General Discussions Today, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 48
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Do you guys feel your rods?

Well, again.....I am a rookie here but I am 3 months out and I still feel mine. NO WHERE near the way I did at first but I've been told this will pass.
Forum: General Discussions Yesterday, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: 6 month check-in after my fusion surgery for Scheuermann’s

Kay,
When I first joined this forum you had a date set for surgery, I believe it said " Earth Day"? Anyway I followed you and even asked questions if I remember correctly and I wanted to thank you...
Forum: General Discussions 25th October 2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 648
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Recovery so far

Kay,
It's BEAUTIFUL! I absolutely love it!!! I feel the same way about tattooing over mine, kinda iffy about it. But the majority of my tattoo is to the side and on my ribs, it was to deflect...
Forum: General Discussions 25th October 2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Sorry again for another post just curious

In my case, the fear is that L5S1 disc will become degenerated from the weight of the the rest of the fusion on top of it. I would be extended, further fused.
Forum: General Discussions 24th October 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Sorry again for another post just curious

Again, i am 3 months out but for what it's worth here's my experience so far. I turned 29 on October 2nd and my surgeon still refers to me as " young" HA! I had a brace for awhile it was supposed to...
Forum: General Discussions 23rd October 2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Pain HELP

Me too, just 12 weeks post op and the burning is crazy! It's at the top of my fusion and can go as far as the sides of my neck. Ice was awful and actually made me hurt more, I tightened up more I...
Forum: General Discussions 22nd October 2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: 12 wk post op and thoracic question

Sarah.......
wheeeeweee sister I was that way BEFORE surgery! :p:D Let the girls out!!!!!!!

Hehehe I couldn't help myself!
Forum: General Discussions 22nd October 2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: 12 wk post op and thoracic question

Sparkles,
That's so strange you mentioned the bra issue because I have DEFINITELY noticed that! Before surgery I ran alot and mostly always wore a sports bra unless I was dressed up or something and...
Forum: General Discussions 21st October 2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: 12 wk post op and thoracic question

Thanks Sarah! !! I will update asap! :)
Forum: General Discussions 21st October 2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: 12 wk post op and thoracic question

Bluestone,
I hate hearing you still hurt like that on occasion, makes me sad for you. No one should have to feel that way. Did they say if they remove em it'll feel better? Removing wouldn't be to...
Forum: General Discussions 20th October 2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mrs. Krier
12 wk post op and thoracic question

Well all....I am 12 weeks post op....that's 3 MONTHS!! :) All is fine I guess...I mean I've not ever been through anything like this before but I am pretty much back too normal. I am working more...
Forum: General Discussions 20th October 2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Height gain

I was 5'2 before surgery and at my 2 week appointment I was 5'4. I am 12 weeks this week and still 5'4. I noticed immediately that I was taller, I felt it and standing next to my 5'1 mother confirmed...
Forum: General Discussions 15th October 2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: 8 weeks post op today.

Aw Bluestone, it's so good to hear your happy and STILL making progress! I am so very happy for you and so thankful. You played a HUGE part in comforting me prior to surgery! I am 11 weeks today and...
Forum: General Discussions 30th September 2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: I'm new with surgery looming....help!!!

Ah see.....Guru Rod Stewart aka Titanium Ed! Always knowledgeable! Yes.....now that it's been broken down I have 2 spacers, L4 and 5 were taken out. And indeed I can't see them on the xrays.
Forum: General Discussions 30th September 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: 8 weeks post op today.

Nicol's moma,
I am praying for your family and I am most certain it'll go smoothly and fingers crossed he will shoot up like a weed! :) Absolute best wishes to you and your son please keep us posted!...
Forum: General Discussions 30th September 2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: I'm new with surgery looming....help!!!

Hello,
I too am fairly new, I will be 9 weeks post op tomorrow! My fusion was done from T4 to L5 and the word "caging" was written down on my file that the surgeon sent to my GP. I thought it was...
Forum: General Discussions 26th September 2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: 8 weeks post op today.

I had the option to include L5S1 however the disc was in perfect shape so I chose not too knowing there was a chance I'd someday be back and now looking back I shudder to think about ever going back...
Forum: General Discussions 25th September 2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: 8 weeks post op today.

Jay,
Yes sir I am very happy. I feel like I may be to early on for me to say "this is the best thing I ever decided to do" but when he pulls those xrays up it speaks for itself. My surgeon is nothing...
Forum: General Discussions 24th September 2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By Mrs. Krier
8 weeks post op today.

Well today is my 8 week anniversary! :) Been a really tough ride full of ups and downs but I went to see Dr. Moskowitz yesterday and it went ridiculously well.
Xrays looked great he didn't give me...
Forum: General Discussions 11th September 2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: One year post op

Congratulations! How are you now? Where are you fused? I am 6 weeks as of this Tuesday, long road you should be proud. There's a super sweet gal on here named Hayley and she too was fused at Baylor....
Forum: General Discussions 8th September 2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,588
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Introduction- Surgery in 3 days

Hayley,
Are there swimming restrictions? I thought they wanted us too swim?? I don't know, I haven't done anything but walk.
The PT is in the town I live in which is 80 miles from my surgeon! One...
Forum: General Discussions 6th September 2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,588
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Introduction- Surgery in 3 days

Hayley,
My bone stimulator is an Orthifix, something like that. It's 2 squares that go around you and buckle, it's light weight and I wear it twice a day for 2 hour increments. I think I hurt after...
Forum: General Discussions 5th September 2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,588
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Introduction- Surgery in 3 days

Hayley,
I feel pretty good, It's funny my family is so impressed with how I am doing and they constantly say " oh my 5 weeks already" and I feel like it's been foooooreeeevvvver! "In the voice of the...
Forum: General Discussions 3rd September 2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,588
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Introduction- Surgery in 3 days

Hayley,
You look absolutely amazing!! I bought a swim suit at the Dillards annual swim sale but ONLY because it was 75% OFF!!! I am not sure I'll ever be in one again, just feel odd in my new body. 5...
Forum: General Discussions 2nd September 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Mrs. Krier
Re: Artifical disc BELOW Scoliosis fusion

This is my first surgery, no priors. L4 and 5 were completely degenerated from the rotation progressing. Being as they were degenerated he replaced them and then fused because had he not replaced...
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