Jim went to see his surgeon today and he is doing so well that he has no restrictions. It’s only been six weeks and I am just amazed that he has recovered so completely and so rapidly.
He has no back pain but his legs cramp when he walks. He talked to the doctor about this and was told this is normal. Back surgery can produce leg cramps and also he is walking differently then he did when his back hurt so bad. This will eventually go away.
Jim hasn’t had to take any Tylenol for so long I can’t remember when he last had any. He used to live on the stuff which is not good for you. No more.
I’m hoping he still watches what he is doing and bends properly using his legs and core more than his back. And no lifting things – like the generator by himself.
He is so excited.
It's like having a second chance at living! So glad for you both.ReplyDelete
So glad to hear that Jim has done so well healing up and that he has been released and is able to enjoy life pain free! Enjoy that fishing trip and catch one for me.ReplyDelete
How wonderful! When is the fish fry?ReplyDelete
bicyclist eat bananas to prevent leg cramps, the potassium in the banana has something to do with it.ReplyDelete
That's great news. So glad he is doing so well. Great cartoon!!ReplyDelete
YIPEE for Jim. So happy he is feeling no pain. Another one of those miracles from God!ReplyDelete
Hope he catches something to bring home for supper!ReplyDelete
Kevin and Ruth
Waiting for fish pictures...ReplyDelete
Sounds like there is something fishy in your future! :)ReplyDelete
Hope the fish he catches aren't heavier than what he's supposed to lift.ReplyDelete
great news for Jim and good news for you..once again a 'fisher-wife'!!ReplyDelete
I bet he's dancing a jig if the doctor said he could really go fishing!!! Good for Jim.ReplyDelete
I could have used his help with my grandson's fishing expedition!ReplyDelete
Such GREAT news Sandie. As I said before, I saw a big difference in the lack of pain in his face.ReplyDelete
Just popping by to say HI ! Glad Jim is doing so well...enjoy our beautiful weather coming up!ReplyDelete
What a great year so far with Jim's successful surgery and selling the RV. We are so HAPPY for you both. Looking forward to some good fish stories.ReplyDelete
Sounds to me like the fish gods are going to put a huge fish on his line just to try out that back. Happy for you Jim!ReplyDelete
Wonderful news for Jim and for you. It's difficult to watch the one you love suffer any kind of pain. I remember after cervical spine I felt like I was reborn even with the surgical pain. Then things just got better from there on. Glad to hear it's the same for Jim.ReplyDelete
Howdy Sandie, Jim & girls,ReplyDelete
HOORAY FOR JIM!!! Please, don't overdo ANYTHING!!!
Let Sandie hook-up the boat and put it in the water, then get in and FISH!!! There aren't any fish, except
maybe in the Colorado that you can't 'boat'; just catch enuff for a fish-fry!!!
Hope everyday goes as well!!!!!!!!!
That is great! I hope that Jim catches some big ones:)ReplyDelete
Does that mean that he can dance at Skies??? Ooops I shouldn't have suggested that....... Just kidding Jim, anyway congratulations on the good report....ReplyDelete
Yeah!!! So glad for the both of you!ReplyDelete
We'll be counting on seeing you at the lake this summer then... :)
Just catching up on everyone and was so glad to read about Jim's progress. Back surgery is a tough one and I am glad it gave him the relief he needed. Tell him Happy fishing!ReplyDelete
Keep up the good work Jim. Sandie I know you'll have him back on the road as soon as possible. Take care.ReplyDelete
That is absolutely wonderful news about Jim's recovery. See, us old folks don't take so long to heal!ReplyDelete
I hope he'll catch some fish, he deserves it after going through the surgery and recovery.