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Old 08-07-2013, 01:46 AM   #27411
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Well here I am today, sitting at the hospital waiting on them to take my wife back for surgery. She is having 2 disc in her neck replaced. I really hope this works and she can get over the pain she is having in her back and shoulders. They Astrid after the surgery it would be 6 to 8 weeks before she would really be able to do anything. She is really nervous but I just keep telling her that when things works out will be all worth it.
Hope everything went well. I had C1and C2 removed back in '98, hurt like hell for a while but don't miss them at all. Glad I don't have problems with any others as they can't just take the others out!

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Hope everything went well. I had C1and C2 removed back in '98, hurt like hell for a while but don't miss them at all. Glad I don't have problems with any others as they can't just take the others out!

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Thanks, she had the disc between c4 and c5, c5 and c6, and c6 and c7 removed and replaced with I believe they did silicon. Was supposed to only be the last 2 but when the doc got in said the other one was bad to and instead of having to do this again next year he did it now.
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I think I could give you and Zombiegirl lessons on how to get a good night's sleep. I am a professional sleeper. I fell asleep sitting up in a chair last night while watching a movie with Balota.
My wife watches much TV through her eyelids.
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Thanks, she had the disc between c4 and c5, c5 and c6, and c6 and c7 removed and replaced with I believe they did silicon. Was supposed to only be the last 2 but when the doc got in said the other one was bad to and instead of having to do this again next year he did it now.
Ouch! Fusion between L5 & S1... Plus a few discs replaced(called a mylogram) I do miss them but they were broken....hope your wife recovers swiftly and as well as possible.
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After meeting you and talking to you, I realized I had met another professional sleeper. Isn't life grand?
I'm jealous of you both....
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I'm jealous of you both....
No kidding. I think I could sleep better though if only my wife didn't snore so damn loud.
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I think I could sleep better though if only my wife didn't snore so damn loud.
My wife complains that my snoring bothers her, but it doesn't bother me a bit.
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My wife complains that my snoring bothers her, but it doesn't bother me a bit.
you're lucky! my snoring bothers me!
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I think my main problem is that I have severe tinnitus and I am hard of hearing. My wife says (as if she has any way of actually knowing) that my hearing issues would make me less susceptible to noise sensitivity, but in reality it makes me more so. I have tried to explain to her that it is like when you have a sunburn, your skin is damaged but the slightest touch will be painful. Or if your eyes get exposed to damaging light (like high intensity UV, or looking at an electric welding arc) your eyes become hyper-sensitive to any light exposure at all.

I wear an earplug in my good ear at night (I am totally deaf in the other one), but I can still hear snoring or footsteps on the floor and that sort of thing (more feeling the latter).

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I don't hear well. Probably shot deaf. I got hearing aids a few years ago. With those things in, I could hear the a/c running, the refrigerator, the water in the pipes moving. I still couldn't hear conversations or the television over the background. I took them back.

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