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Forum: The Big File 11-01-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,828
Posted By ClassicZippo
I am taking my time looking for something...

I am taking my time looking for something suitable. My life is the best it's been in years so I will not risk getting hurt again. http://adrsupport.org/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
Forum: The Big File 11-01-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,698
Posted By ClassicZippo
You are AWESOME!!! What a great adventure! ...

You are AWESOME!!! What a great adventure! http://adrsupport.org/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif Deb
Forum: The Big File 10-14-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,828
Posted By ClassicZippo
Thanks for all of your input.I've decided my job...

Thanks for all of your input.I've decided my job is too physically demanding, plus I would be the only registered staff on the nightshift, so any emergency, no matter what kind, I have to be able to...
Forum: The Big File 10-09-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,828
Posted By ClassicZippo
It's been 3 1/2 months from my 3-level ADR. Keep...

It's been 3 1/2 months from my 3-level ADR. Keep in mind I have two remaining severely degenerated discs above my implants. I am feeling great, with minimal pain most of the time. I have been able to...
Forum: The Big File 09-24-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,907
Posted By ClassicZippo
Hi Anita Nice to see your still around! I hope...

Hi Anita
Nice to see your still around! I hope your mom's condition has stabilized. I am 3 months out of my 3-level with Dr. B and I feel great. Some days are rough, but I refuse to dwell on the...
Forum: The Big File 06-18-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,581
Posted By ClassicZippo
I can't believe I am finally here. I was admitted...

I can't believe I am finally here. I was admitted this morning and met with Dr. Fenk-Mayer.She is really awesome and I liked her immediately. I had a very painful discogram this afternoon and all my...
Forum: The Big File 06-05-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,480
Posted By ClassicZippo
I am having either a 2-level or 4-level with Dr....

I am having either a 2-level or 4-level with Dr. Bertagnoli on June 19th. A discogram the day before will determine which. If it is 4-level, what can I expect post-operatively, specifically how soon...
Forum: The Big File 05-29-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,831
Posted By ClassicZippo
Thanks for your responses and reassurance. I got...

Thanks for your responses and reassurance. I got the Estimate of Cost this morning by both fax and email. It is questionable if I require a 2-level or 4-level, hence the discogram first. I am...
Forum: The Big File 05-28-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,831
Posted By ClassicZippo
I edited my original post as it was so negative....

I edited my original post as it was so negative. My apologies to Anita;she worked hard to get us the information we needed.I let stress and pressure from my family get out of hand. Things are falling...
Forum: The Big File 05-24-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,958
Posted By ClassicZippo
http://adrsupport.org/groupee_common/emoticons/ico...

http://adrsupport.org/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif I'm so excited,I can't stand myself! My surgery with Dr. Bertagnoli is booked for June 19th in Straubing! Yipee ... now just gotta make...
Forum: The Big File 03-26-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,026
Posted By ClassicZippo
Hi Rosedee I am pretty anxious to hear from Dr....

Hi Rosedee
I am pretty anxious to hear from Dr. Bertagnoli. I have never had a discogram. The surgeon I saw in November said I had "mechanical low back with sciatica" and said any number of people...
Forum: The Big File 03-26-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,026
Posted By ClassicZippo
Things are moving along. I finally heard from...

Things are moving along. I finally heard from Pro-Spine, both from Dr. Fenk-Mayer and Anita.I had forwarded info to Alpha Klinik as well, and Dr. Frank has been really great, confirming he's received...
Forum: The Big File 03-10-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,026
Posted By ClassicZippo
Hi Rosie Wow!Thanks for the info;I will...

Hi Rosie
Wow!Thanks for the info;I will certainly look into it.How long was your wait, first for consult and then for surgery?
Forum: The Big File 03-09-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,026
Posted By ClassicZippo
I left a voice mail for Anita yesterday. I also...

I left a voice mail for Anita yesterday. I also forwarded the lumbar spine questionnaire and MRI report to AlphaKlinik yesterday. I received a response from Linda this morning. Since both clinics...
Forum: The Big File 03-08-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,026
Posted By ClassicZippo
I am getting so discouraged.Another two weeks...

I am getting so discouraged.Another two weeks have gone by and I have heard nothing from Pro-Spine.I went for facet injections last Friday and overall,there has been no improvement.In fact,the past...
Forum: The Big File 03-06-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,007
Posted By ClassicZippo
Can't Sit Congrats on your insurance issue.Good...

Can't Sit
Congrats on your insurance issue.Good luck with surgery...I'll bet you can hardly wait. http://adrsupport.org/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

edited to change gool...
Forum: The Big File 03-06-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,500
Posted By ClassicZippo
Hi Michelle I am feeling MUCH better now.I have...

Hi Michelle
I am feeling MUCH better now.I have an overall decrease in pain from a pre-injection standpoint.I am keeping fingers crossed that it works for a few months.The numbness and pain to my...
Forum: The Big File 03-03-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,500
Posted By ClassicZippo
I am not on Nerontin or Lyrica at the present...

I am not on Nerontin or Lyrica at the present time. My doc is reluctant to prescribe anything,tries to minimize my pain level and makes me feel like I am med-seeking(like I love feeling like a...
Forum: The Big File 03-03-2007, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,500
Posted By ClassicZippo
Good morning,Kim I have had chronic numbness to...

Good morning,Kim
I have had chronic numbness to my lower legs and feet,particularly my left for more than 2 years now.However,I've never had wave-like numbness like I experienced post-facet...
Forum: The Big File 03-02-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,500
Posted By ClassicZippo
I had facet injections this morning.I am now...

I had facet injections this morning.I am now having wave-like cramps,pain and increased numbness to both of my calves and shins.Is this normal?
Forum: The Big File 02-24-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,026
Posted By ClassicZippo
I'm glad your doing well.Thank goodness you know...

I'm glad your doing well.Thank goodness you know that the distration pain will pass. http://adrsupport.org/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
Forum: The Big File 02-24-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,026
Posted By ClassicZippo
Chuck I don't have surgery booked yet.I am very...

Chuck
I don't have surgery booked yet.I am very optimistic at this point that ADR is right for me (local surgeon stating I need 2-level and he only does 1-level).With the info I am given,I can...
Forum: The Big File 02-24-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,026
Posted By ClassicZippo
This past week has been especially tough for me....

This past week has been especially tough for me. I am a very optimistic person and have a very high pain tolerance.Between a chronic pain level of 7 - 8 (that's with Demerol,Flexeril and...
Forum: The Big File 02-23-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,880
Posted By ClassicZippo
Any updates on Dean and Sean? I'll bet they are...

Any updates on Dean and Sean? I'll bet they are relieved to be on "the other side"!
Forum: The Big File 02-23-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,026
Posted By ClassicZippo
I am so relieved as I spoke with Anita this...

I am so relieved as I spoke with Anita this morning. She put both myself and hubby at ease that we made the right decision to look to Pro-Spine to "fix" my back....
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