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Hi, I’ve not updated for a couple of days due to having a really tough time. I’ve only been getting an hours sleep by constantly falling asleep – so too tired to actually do anything, even to watch Netflix. Clearly I majorly overdid it sitting for 45mins… so I’ve had […]

Even miracles take a little time…


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7 days since I woke from my life saving full spinal fusion surgery…. & I did something nobody expected me to do….. Previous updated have detailed what was done during the 12hrs i was in theatre & the remarkable improvements I’ve seen so far… So today’s is just a short […]

7 days after waking up from full spinal fusion…. something ...


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Today’s update… I thought I’d Write a checklist of symptoms & tick which have resolved so far- obviously nerves take a loooong time to recover and some things may never return fully but, progress is progress! 💜Seizures ☑️ 💜hiccups ☑️ 💜Unconsciousness☑️ 💜Rights sided paralysis☑️ 💜Tremors☑️ 💜Excruciating headaches☑️ 💜Nystagmus☑️ 💜Palpitations and […]

First day sitting post op- – day 6



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Today’s update So it’s been 4 days since I woke up from my medically induced coma….. The changed the broken cobalt alloy rod, and added a new one on that side also, so there’s three cervical rods on the left and the two already In situ on the right. I’m […]

4 days since waking


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So, tomorrow’s the big day… where I’m getting the remainder of my spine fused to mean I have a full spinal fusion from skull to pelvis. The nerves are real this time… I think it’s worse this time as I know exactly what to expect! I know the pain will […]

Halo fitted


Hi. Molly here Mels mam. Mel went to theatre about 1hr ago. She was really nervous. I was told last time she had less than a 50% chance of pulling through and her body is a lot weaker this time. I will post tonight after the op and let you […]

Off to theatre



Hi. Molly here again. Mel is now in ICU following 12hrs of surgery!! She is now fused all the way up and down her spine. She won’t be able to post for a couple of days, so please give her space and hope for a good recovery which the surgeon […]

Surgery


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2nd feb: This was Mel in ICU following 12hrs of surgery!! She is now fused all the way up and down her spine. She won’t be able to post for a couple of days, so please give her space and hope for a good recovery which the surgeon says will […]

2nd Feb


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4th Feb: Hi, I got out of ICU yesterday & the pain was horrific, I was warned it would be very bad but it was a shock to the system! I’ve never been screaming in pain like I was yesterday! My incision is HUGE- from my skull to my sacrum […]

4th feb 2021