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  • v KRISTYREGIRA
    Yes I remember. Exercising and biking. I started having neurological problems, it got so bad my knees were just giving out and I was falling. I hate doctors but my husband made me go. He called an orthopedic doctor who order an MRI that same day. Turns out my spinal cord was almost completely cut off. I had lost feeling in my arms and hands and chronic neck pain so bad I couldn't sleep. He said I needed a spinal fusion. I asked what would happen if I didn't have the surgery. He said I'd be in a wheelchair. Scheduled surgery the next week. After 2 months recovery I still had numbness and pain in my arms and hands so he sent me to a neurologist who did tests and found out I had cubital tunnel in both elbows and carpal tunnel in both wrists. I work in operations and type most of the day, so I still couldn't work. He scheduled surgery on 1 elbow and wrist then did the other side 2 months later. I was out of work for 6 months and got so depressed. I was even suicidal. My grand daughter was 6 months old and I couldn't pick her up until she was about 9 months old. A year later I was finally healed and didn't know how to act because I didn't have ANY pain. I had been in pain for about 5 years. Now I'm ready to live my life to the fullest again and I'm so happy!
    558 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/23/2020 11:29:45 AM
  • v JANEGSN
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    580 days ago
  • v LIFESGREAT2DAY
    Welcome to Spark!!! emoticon
    581 days ago
  • v LIVINHEALTHY9
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    Best of luck to you!
    587 days ago
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