Instead of posting my recovery updates on the prayer request topic or something, I decided this topic would be the right one.
I underwent Posterior Fusion of Spine surgery yesterday to correct a double curve in my spine (scolosis). The curve went the opposite way than most patients and doubled back as well. in other words,
If you are squeamish, you should skip this description
The orthopedic surgeon seperated my back muscles and drilled 22 pegs into my vertebrae and then put a steel rod in to attach the vertebrae to straighten my back
Once I can get up and walk in the next few days they will measure my height and I will be an inch or more taller.
I am doing well with recovery, and even though this a pretty terrible place to celebrate my birthday (TODAY) there are worse things. Thank you to everyone wishing me a happy birthday !! If you have any questions, feel free to ask. I'll include more updates later.
, Zoe Darknight