After many years of considering this procedure, I had finally reached my limits at 46 years of age. Being a woman who does a lot of work outside and much of it physical, I was really feeling my limitations at the end of every day. My neck hurt almost constantly. I had a space between my shoulder blades that had been numb for 10 years. Chiropractic treatment was only helping me for a few... more
Well I have been researching this surgery and I stumbled across this site, and it has really been helpful, so I figured why not sign up and help others out.
My surgery is 8 days from now, I am excited and nervous all in one.
I have been to many consultations and Dr apt over a 4 year span, and finally I gave everyone the green light to get this rolling in April/May, its June and... more
If you've read hundreds of these stories (like i have) then you know most start out the same. So I will put in my facts first.
*I'm 39 yrs old 5'8" 185lbs
*had boobs since 4th grade
*had size 28D's by 10th grade
*gained weight with my 2 pregnancies
*nursed two babies
*have been size 34G since having kids
*chronic upper back and neck pain for 19 yrs.
*had ACDF to fix rupture... more