Re: Jayne from Sally

From: Jo Eslick (
Sun Jan 6 05:51:28 2002

Oh Jayne!

ROFL!!!!  you sound just like me!  If you survived reading my reply to you.... believe it or not I am usually the upbeat and positive one here...LOL

You will have to look in the archives and read some of my happier posts.  I am looking forward to reading your posts....I know I have said that already, but most of what you wrote to Sally...well it was so much like the way I usually talk!

love & hugs


>From: "Jayne"
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
>Subject: Re: Jayne from Sally
>Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2002 00:26:12 -0600
>Hi Sally,
>I'm already on the quilt so can I add more to it?
>Yes, I have been through the ringer haven't I? I am very concerned that
>this new problem may lead to more surgery, especially if the repair last
>year didn't work but I am also aware that this could create more adhesions
>which puts me in a Catch 22 situation, doesn't it?
>If my rectocele has returned or something like that then only surgery can
>fix it can't it? What I would really like to know is why I keep getting
>these darn things if my pelvic floor is tightened and should be holding my
>organs up.
>I often say to my family that when I die donate my body to science (if
>there's anything left) as I must be a scientific wonder with the amount of
>medical problems I have had to endure over the years. *-)
>Fortunately, as I told Jo, I am usually an upbeat person which I know helps
>but the pain and discomfort does get to me once in a while and my family
>knows about it.
>One other thing that is driving me nuts is since the pelvic surgery in 2000
>I have had chronic pain in my tailbone. Oh it's bad. I have been to my
>family doctor about this (who is usually understanding but must have had a
>bad hair day when I went to see him about this), my OB-GYN and my
>orthopaedic surgeon but they all say it's arthritis and that pelvic surgery
>can aggravate the tailbone anyway especially in my case where my left leg
>won't bend and they have to strap it up to do the surgery plus they have to
>put me in a position that they don't normally do to other women. I am the
>point now where I am ready to march into one of these doctor's offices and
>demand they do something because obviously I can't stand or walk for too
>long because of my knees and now I can't sit too long because of this darn
>tailbone. Ay yi yi.
>Yeah, I'm a mess but I'm alive, can kick with one leg, and I still have my
>hands & fingers to enjoy my computer life.
>Take care
> >
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Sally Grigg"
>To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS"
>Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2002 1:07 AM
>Subject: Jayne from Sally
> > Boy, Jayne, you seem to have been through a lot. I'm so sorry. Please put
> > your story on the quilt. It will make a better case for everyone because
> > someday, we need to make Congress appropriate funds for adhesions research
> > and so many people come to the board once or twice with really classic
> > of adhesions and then we never hear from them again. We need to gather all
> > of the information we can, so that we can help the government help us,
> > though they don't know yet, that they really want to. Love, and I have a
> > home page if you are interested, Love, Sally

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