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Forum: The Big File 01-13-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,723
Posted By KBear
I'll pipe in... I was told that I had not...

I'll pipe in...

I was told that I had not passed my psych exam and couldn't have surgery. I then had to do bio-feedback or hypno therapy to get the go ahead. I did 2 bio-feedback sessions, then...
Forum: Insurance Hell 01-05-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,200
Posted By KBear
search this forum for the words "insurance...

search this forum for the words "insurance warrior" and you will get lots of helpful information. I just appealed a denial for Prodisc surgery for L4/5 and waiting the answer on that. I sent in all...
Forum: The Big File 01-05-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,905
Posted By KBear
Praying for you

Richard,
I will be praying for a successful surgery for you! Can't wait to read about your surgery and recovery! Best Wishes, God Bless, Kathy
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-05-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,205
Posted By KBear
Emily, I have not had surgery yet; but plan...

Emily,
I have not had surgery yet; but plan to in March. I have only one bad disc, which when the pain is not contolled by pain meds, it is in my low back, hips, butt and down my legs. I don't...
Forum: The Big File 01-02-2009, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,584
Posted By KBear
Thumbs up Amen!!!!!!!!

I second Pyhlly's amen! :clap:
:laugh:
Forum: The Big File 01-02-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,755
Posted By KBear
Unhappy Already missing you...

Terry,
I am already missing your input and advice. I guess you are already gone and may not read this; but gotta say my good bye. I don't know why you are leaving; but I have a inkling. I...
Forum: The Big File 12-27-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,220
Posted By KBear
Thank you for your kind words and prayers.

Thank you all for your kind words and prayers, it is very sweet of you to be so kind to someone you have never 'met'. I was able to have a nice Christmas with my family, just tried not to think...
Forum: The Big File 12-24-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,220
Posted By KBear
Unhappy Had a hard few days...

Hey everyone,

Let me start out by saying this has nothing whatsoever to do with backs. I am just starting to breath after a horrible day, couple of bad days before this. I really need to vent and...
Forum: The Big File 12-15-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,804
Posted By KBear
Talking I am so very blessed

Great Idea!

I am grateful for my wonderful husband, Joe, who takes such good care of me. Who loves me through my faults, who cooks dinner everynight and is an awesome father to our daughters. ...
Forum: The Big File 12-15-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,732
Posted By KBear
Talking Damn.. why can't crazy stuff like that happen in...

Damn.. why can't crazy stuff like that happen in my neighborhood at 2am, cause I am definitely up! Maybe I should slip some ambien into my hubby's tea :laugh:
Forum: Insurance Hell 12-14-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,182
Posted By KBear
Huh? Can you fill me in on what you are...

Huh? Can you fill me in on what you are referring to? I read an old article on here not to long ago, that referred to the Pro-Disc trials possibly being skewed. Just curious if you are referring...
Forum: Insurance Hell 12-14-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,866
Posted By KBear
I agree on everybody needing health insurance,...

I agree on everybody needing health insurance, some program that would make it affordable and mandatory. It is not right that we have to pay for everybody who does not have insurance to go and be...
Forum: The Big File 12-12-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,072
Posted By KBear
Aren't we all? That is a very good...

Aren't we all? That is a very good perspective/way to put it. I just read this thread for the first time and I wish you the best of luck in your upcoming surgery. Before long, you will be on the...
Forum: The Big File 12-01-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,905
Posted By KBear
Sorry to butt in; but I am just curious of what...

Sorry to butt in; but I am just curious of what the difference is? Just the anesthia? My first discogram, I was awake and had a mild painkiller (which didn't help. I cried like a baby! :bawling:)....
Forum: The Big File 12-01-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,932
Posted By KBear
I'm a little late; but Happy Thanksgiving! I...

I'm a little late; but Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone had a wonderful time with friends and family. I had a wonderful Holiday. I was able to see a lot of my and my husbands family. We both...
Forum: Insurance Hell 12-01-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,341
Posted By KBear
Unhappy Lost in Translation

That sucks that your information got "lost in translation". :confused:
Isn't it amazing what you fiind out in those medical records, mine had all sorts of surprises (the big one being that I did...
Forum: The Big File 11-26-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,988
Posted By KBear
Thanks

Thank you all so much for all the information. I finally was able to go and my stomach is way more normal now (and I haven't felt nauseous since then). I will definitley put a call in to my pain doc...
Forum: The Big File 11-24-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,026
Posted By KBear
Much more info on ABC

Wow, I had no idea that abc.com had so much pain information. Here is another interesting article http://abcnews.go.com/Health/PainOverview/story?id=4034145

They have a whole pain are to get...
Forum: The Big File 11-24-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,988
Posted By KBear
Question Help with being Bloated :(

I am so bloated right now and don't know why. I have read similar things on this board; but they were all in post-op and that is not me, so thought I would look for insight. Warning, a bit of TMI...
Forum: The Big File 11-24-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,899
Posted By KBear
Bob, I agree, doctor's have so much other...

Bob,
I agree, doctor's have so much other stuff going on, malpractice, insurance and the FDA. Not to mention, they get less money per visit (once you take out the ever rising malpractice...
Forum: The Big File 11-24-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,898
Posted By KBear
I was shocked to read my medical records and...

I was shocked to read my medical records and reports recently (as I got them for my insurance appeal). The dr's had been acting like there was no way I could be hurting so bad, like I was crazy. Even...
Forum: The Big File 11-24-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,157
Posted By KBear
I agree with builder, that is enough experience...

I agree with builder, that is enough experience (maybe not as much as we would like; but plenty). The other part of this is, you may not neccessarily want the dr. with "the most" experience, that...
Forum: The Big File 11-24-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,026
Posted By KBear
New Fusion on ABC

For anyone interested in checking it out...
There was a piece on World News Tonight (ABC) about spine surgery. I was hoping it was on ADR; but from what I understood, it was a new way to do a...
Forum: The Big File 11-19-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,761
Posted By KBear
Angry Nothing Is Wrong With You...

I was the 'crazy' lady who was hooked on pain meds for the first 7 months of this and for the last 18 months.
They did not know what was causing my pain for 7 months, and it was everywhere. I...
Forum: Insurance Hell 11-16-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,875
Posted By KBear
Question Who paid for your ADR?

I would love to hear from more on the surgical outcome forum as to who paid for their surgery? Did they? Or did Insurance? I think this is equally important as denials, so those of us trying to...
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