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Update to Back surgery and prayer reqeusts for trussell
1/1/2013 | trussell

Posted on 01/01/2013 2:51:14 PM PST by trussell

I’m going in Thursday for an x-ray and a visit with my doc…it seems I’m having pain in places and at times when I shouldn’t. I might have hurt my back by picking up a glass bowl out of the oven while bending over. I was told (2 weeks after I had already done it) not to put myself in that position

Good news, God is so good to me. I have had help to pay the ticket I received and I still have enough to get my tags. The only issue now is getting insurance on the car which I have to do before they will allow me to get the new tags. The last time I checked, my insurance would be about $730 for 6 months. Since I am no longer working, I know I won't be able to get that. Prayers that God will provide would be appreciated. Prayer warriors have always been such a blessing, and I appreciate each and every one of you.

I was told as soon as the doc releases me from restrictions, the service I use to get work will be able to find me another job very soon....so prayers for healing are at the top of the list. I need work, I need recovery, I need healing, I need help financially.

I pray you all have the most blessed and happy New Year. I pray that 2013 is better for us all than 2012 was. (Even if 2012 was good, I pray 2013 is better).

God Bless and Happy New Year to ALL


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Prayers are appreciated, God bless you all
1 posted on 01/01/2013 2:51:20 PM PST by trussell
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To: trussell

Best of luck.

I had MAJOR back surgery 3 months ago. I it is a tough recovery, but I am doing better.


2 posted on 01/01/2013 2:58:28 PM PST by whitedog57
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To: trussell

Prayers for sure!


3 posted on 01/01/2013 2:59:08 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: trussell
I was told (2 weeks after I had already done it) not to put myself in that position.

You: It hurts when I do this.

Doc: Don't do that.

I hope you feel better soon!

4 posted on 01/01/2013 3:01:21 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: trussell

Hey be careful! God may not want you to drive if you are in that much of a weakened state! You could get hurt worse.

I always put tests like that before God, if it is his will- you will find the money on the sidewalk- or in a surprise check from the government.

Otherwise our Lord may be telling you to stay home and rest.

Be careful!

May the Lord’s will for your life unfold.


5 posted on 01/01/2013 3:02:39 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: trussell

Best of luck and health in the new year.


6 posted on 01/01/2013 3:11:25 PM PST by Dacula
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To: trussell

I’ve had back problems for twenty or so years. I’m told pinched nerve, it comes and goes. First time, all I was doing was picking up a dropped stamp. I started falling down and kept going, rolled over on my back ,and had tears form instantly (that ice pick jab).
Chiropractor had immediate results, but like I said, it comes and goes, and I no longer bend at the waist to pick up anything.
I hope you feel better.


7 posted on 01/01/2013 3:12:28 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: trussell
Continued prayers for you from me.

FMCDH(BITS)

8 posted on 01/01/2013 3:12:28 PM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: trussell

Prayers up.
Have a happy new year.


9 posted on 01/01/2013 3:16:02 PM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ ├×)
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To: trussell
I believe you yourself have sent many, many prayers to others (even my relative, I think, quite some time ago), as one of the "prayer warriors". As such, you should find your investment multiplied manyfold. I don't often click on these threads but did click on this one and hope mine is one of many, many prayers for your health and circumstances. Best wishes and prayers for the New Year!
10 posted on 01/01/2013 3:27:23 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: trussell

Prayer is a wonderful resolve of the faithful. May it bring joy.


11 posted on 01/01/2013 3:32:30 PM PST by KC Burke (Plain Conservative opinions and common sense correction for thirteen years. RSC)
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To: trussell

I stand in agreement with you. In Jesus’ Holy Name,
Amen


12 posted on 01/01/2013 3:34:49 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: trussell

prayers for healing trussell


13 posted on 01/01/2013 3:40:55 PM PST by HonkyTonkMan
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To: trussell

Pryers for you, T. And patience. HAving done the back surgery years ago and fully recovered. But I’ve seen others where people try to push themselves too soon and end up right back where they started.(The oven incident was a warning) Bottom line...don’t push yourself too hard on the job front or feel obligated to jump right on in with any form of heavier work..even sitting for long periods of time. Pay attention to your doc, DO the physical therapy...if you have access to a pool, try walking back and forth in shallow water (this more than anything else, helped my recovery). I pray for longterm healing and pain relief. The funds will come...and the work will come, too. I wish you well.


14 posted on 01/01/2013 3:57:54 PM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: trussell

Msy HE find favor in your needs and bless you in your health needs, concerning your back and in your financial needs. You please HIM by being willing to ask. Like Jesus said so long ago, you receive not because you do not ask. Hang in there.


15 posted on 01/01/2013 3:58:48 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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To: trussell

Will be praying for you

May God bless and heal you


16 posted on 01/01/2013 4:25:00 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: trussell

God Bless You, TR! I have prayed for you to have a successful surgery, to get a good job and to be able to afford what you need. I will keep you in my prayers! Have a Happy and Blessed New Year! Amen.


17 posted on 01/01/2013 4:41:44 PM PST by Amberdawn
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To: trussell

My prayers are with you. I have recently developed some back problems and know the feeling.


18 posted on 01/01/2013 4:53:22 PM PST by NewHampshireDuo
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To: whitedog57

I don’t know if mine is considered MAJOR or not. They removed a disc, replaced it with a spacer and fused it with rods and screws. Is that considered Major?

I’m so glad to hear you are doing better...I will pray your recovery continues and you are at your BEST in no time at all!!


19 posted on 01/01/2013 5:11:15 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: ColdOne

Thank you so much! God Bless you!


20 posted on 01/01/2013 5:13:28 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Libloather

It was actually:

Nurse: “don’t do things like this”

Me: “Oh no...what if I already did?”

Thank you for your kind wishes


21 posted on 01/01/2013 5:15:16 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Truth2012

I understand your sentiment...but I still have to get groceries, meds, blood drawn because I’m on thinners from the clots in both lungs in January, get to church and get my children to their things....NOT driving is a hard situation to deal with.


22 posted on 01/01/2013 5:18:25 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Dacula

Thank you so much, God bless you and happy New year!!


23 posted on 01/01/2013 5:20:12 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Doogle

At this point, I no longer bend (almost at all). My son puts my socks on for me, I use a long handled grabber for nearly everything else. If it won’t work, I have 2 children who are the most helpful children in the world. If they aren’t home, we have one dog that thinks everything is edible and will pick it up and I can get it from him.

I’m so sorry to hear you have constant pain and will keep you in my prayers. Mine wasn’t chiropractic reachable...collapsed disc that was treated for over a year with no results.


24 posted on 01/01/2013 5:26:35 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: nothingnew

Thank you so much, they are appreciated more than you could ever know. God Bless!


25 posted on 01/01/2013 5:28:11 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: BykrBayb

Thank you so much. Prayers are appreciated!
God bless and Happy New Year!!!


26 posted on 01/01/2013 5:29:10 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: steve86

Thank you so much. You and yours will continue to be in my prayers.

God bless and Happy New Year!


27 posted on 01/01/2013 5:30:59 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: KC Burke

Thank you so much...GOD Bless!


28 posted on 01/01/2013 5:31:58 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: combat_boots

Thank you for standing with me in prayer. God Bless you


29 posted on 01/01/2013 5:33:17 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: HonkyTonkMan

Thank you so much! God Bless!


30 posted on 01/01/2013 5:34:15 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: SueRae

I don’t get physical therapy, and I did push myself on the work issue. I started a job 2 weeks after the surgery. I have been looking for over 2 years and wanted to work more than anything! The YMCA is the only pool and I don’t have a membership, so I can’t do that. I walk and do the exercises that were recommended, but the pain just keeps getting worse. I pray for comfort and I pray that I can get another job soon so I can pay my landlord.

Thank you so much for the prayers. God Bless!!


31 posted on 01/01/2013 5:39:01 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Marine_Uncle

Thank you so much. God Bless you and yours. I pray you have a Happy and blessed new year


32 posted on 01/01/2013 5:41:01 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: CatherineofAragon; Amberdawn

Thank you both for your prayers. God Bless and Happy New year!


33 posted on 01/01/2013 5:42:24 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: NewHampshireDuo

I will keep you in my prayers. I pray it doesn’t get too bad and that you recover from it soon with no side affects. God Bless!


34 posted on 01/01/2013 5:43:54 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Doogle; trussell
16 Dec, found mother-in-law on the floor of her room (she lives with us).

Apparently fell during the night and was there for hours and hours and hours. Couldn't move, couldn't make it to the bathroom. She was awake, nothing broken but too weak to get up and very cold.

Ambulance called and MIL insisted on being cleaned before the ambulance arrived.

I was directed by panicky wife to lift MIL to get her to the bathroom to be cleaned and while doing so, heard a loud “POP,” felt a sharp stabbing pain in the lower back and saw stars. . .and collapsed.

The 911 operator then asked: “Should I dispatch another ambulance, sir?”

Tomorrow I see the back doc as it isn't getting any better and makes sleeping difficult.

MIL just out of ICU and in rehab and may not make it. This is a difficult time, as she is my MIL and she did live with us for 9-yrs.

Apology for the venting.

35 posted on 01/01/2013 5:45:51 PM PST by Hulka
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To: Hulka

venting is allowed


36 posted on 01/01/2013 5:49:27 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: trussell

Continued prayers for you.


37 posted on 01/01/2013 5:52:13 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Hulka

Please don’t apologize...sounds like your situation is in a mess right now and I will keep you all in my prayers.

I pray they are able to make your back feel better without having to have surgery!! I will also be keeping your MIL in my prayers, that she recovers and gets to go home in very good condition.

Happy new year
GOd Bless


38 posted on 01/01/2013 6:02:35 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: trussell

Prayers up... God’s Love


39 posted on 01/01/2013 6:03:15 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

thank you so much for the prayers. God bless you and happy new year!


40 posted on 01/01/2013 6:04:35 PM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: trussell

You must have a bunch of friends at church, based upon the responses here from the people who know you. I really want to encourage you to lean upon your church at this time.

They must have a system to help volunteers run errands, and take care of kids, and get back and forth. It sounds like you could use the help.

Lots of people have a hard time asking their church support group for help when they need it, but that is what church groups are there for!!

Good luck.


41 posted on 01/01/2013 7:05:53 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: trussell

Prayers going up!


42 posted on 01/01/2013 7:11:04 PM PST by Domestic Church (AMDG ...)
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To: trussell

I had a compression fracture in 2011. Had to have surgery because the vertebrae continued to compress. TONS OF PAIN. lived on percoset, then after surgery vicoden. UGH, what a long recovery I am still having pain but it is getting slowly more tolerable. NOT to have surgery would have been worse in my case.


43 posted on 01/01/2013 8:06:26 PM PST by television is just wrong
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Thanks for your understanding and prayers.


44 posted on 01/02/2013 5:37:08 AM PST by Hulka
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To: Chode

Thank you so much. God Bless you


45 posted on 01/02/2013 8:18:53 AM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Truth2012

Our church recently closed up....so we had to find a new one. The one we go to now is a bigger church (not “TV” big, but big. We haven’t made many friends there. I needed help getting my daughter to GED classes and it took 3 days for them to find her a ride that would get her there for the next week, but she had to find another way home. When I was released from the hospital, the neighbor and her church brought me a few meals to help out, our own church didn’t bring anything, though they did visit me every day I was in church

The reason I chose that church though...when I was not able to attend a service, they had a few people who could get my kids to church and home. Unfortunately, I think that’s the limits of their “help” system.


46 posted on 01/02/2013 8:44:53 AM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: Domestic Church

Thank you so much.


47 posted on 01/02/2013 8:48:21 AM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: television is just wrong

I understand the pain you had and though you still have some pain, I’m glad it’s getting better.

I just need mine to get better so I can get back to work, and be able to do more of my usual duties at the house. My kids are having to be walked through the process of cooking the meals, my son is so much help with the laundry and most other duties. He’s 12...and he does sooooooooo much.

Is it usual to have hitches and glitches at the surgical site? It’s painful to turn over at night, it hurts to stand. I use one of those rubber donut shaped sitting things...it feels good to have the cushion, but I’m not so sure it’s doing the job I expected it to do. I just want to be normal again...able to work and able to get off the heavy meds. I need a job, I need to be able to contribute to the house finances...and I’m afraid to go out looking since I don’t have insurance. I do lots online, but when called in for an interview, it’s scary when you pass an officer every 2 or 3 blocks!


48 posted on 01/02/2013 11:37:10 AM PST by trussell (I carry because...When seconds count between life and death, the police are only minutes away)
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To: trussell
pls keep us posted
49 posted on 01/02/2013 4:06:09 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: trussell

After years of wearing a body brace in my teens, it was simple for me to learn not to bend over — because I couldn’t . You squat down or hold on to something and get on your knees.

Pretty much stick to that today even though I’m older than the ages; however; lol -— I do bend over and touch my toes ever so often just because I can.

Still praying for you Trussell.

A blessed New Year to you.


50 posted on 01/03/2013 2:13:44 PM PST by Cindy
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