Tag: recovery

My Abundance of Time

Our lives have all been turned upside down. From the local economy to the world as a whole, nothing is the same as it was just a couple of months ago. So much has changed in such a short time. Time is what so many of us want more of, yet we don’t do anything different when we get it. Recently I read Being … Read More My Abundance of Time

Recovery

Recovery can mean many things to many people. It can be quick, or it can be a process. The most common thing I’m learning that most people in any kind of recovery face is misunderstanding by others. Then the feeling of loneliness. I was having a conversation with a friend yesterday, who is also recovering from surgery, and I realized that no matter how … Read More Recovery

Frustrated

My recovery from my L5-S1 spinal fusion is hitting three months post-op tomorrow. It feels momentous. It feels depressing. It is frustrating. I read so many accounts of slow recoveries after surgery and kept thinking to myself that I wouldn’t sit in the season, I would work to recover better and faster. I have. I am recovering faster than most do. But I’m still … Read More Frustrated

Recovery

Recovery from anything is always going to be different for each person. Even recovery from back surgery. Prior to my surgery, I did a lot of research online and in Facebook groups to learn about all the recovery tips, tricks, and timelines that I could. The problem I was finding was that most information that is published about recovery is about the slow recoveries. … Read More Recovery

Fuzzy

That’s how I am going to describe my first week after my surgery. One week ago today I had surgery to fuse L5 to S1 to help correct my spondylolisthesis. I was fully prepared for the surgery and ready to get it over with. The surgery went well, not exactly to plan, but well. It seems my doctor found that I also have spina … Read More Fuzzy