Surgery scheduled with Dr. Redan on May 24th

From: IAS Admin (
Thu Apr 26 16:20:04 2007

From: [] On Behalf Of Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 8:00 PM Subject: Re: Surgery scheduled with Dr. Redan on May 24th

Hi Deb,  I know only too well what you are going thru. I had severe adhedsions that were ruining my life in 2002-2003. It was so bad that I could not work anymore and each day was mirerable. Then I had laproscopic surgery in the Fall of 2003, and my life has been soo much better since. I don't think that someone who has not experienced the pain that you are going thru can really relate. Far too many Doctors believe that adhesions don't hurt, or that the patient is just seeking pain meds. All we want is to have our life back. We just want to get up in the morning, go to work and NOT be in unbearable pain.

I will say a prayer that you get relief from your surgery and that things go well for you.  I do not have any experience with the other symptoms that you mentioned, but perhaps your body is trying to compensate for what it needs.  Good Luck to you and God be with you.........Jeanne

>----- Original Message -----
From: "IAS Admin (Tracy)" Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 8:30 pm Subject: Surgery scheduled with Dr. Redan on May 24th To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS

> Sender: (Deb)
> Subject: Surgery scheduled with Dr. Redan on May 24th
> Haven't been on the board in a long time. Been dealing with a
> lot of
> stress and depression due to the pain and stressful work issues.
> It sux
> to finally have a chance to shine at work with increasing
> responsibilities but this "issue" holds me back so much. I am
> in such a
> horrible mood all the time now and sometime I try to hard to
> hide the
> pain at work I exhaust myself. Many times I sneak away
> somewhere to cry
> or out to my car for a good scream.
> I finally threw up the white flag after seeing a bunch of bozos
> (sorry...but they truly WERE bozos) and set aside some money to
> see Dr.
> Redan. I will fly down on 5/21 and have surgery on 5/24.
> PLEASE everyone pray for me on this day. I almost feel like
> this may be
> the last chance I have at relief. Maybe it was truly a case of saving
> the best for last. The way I have been acting lately, I'm sure God
> "aint" real happy with me, but please pray that he will allow
> Dr. Redan
> to help me try to get my life back together. I was determined
> not to
> have any more surgery, take pain pills or see any more doctors about
> this, but I want to try and I can't give up yet. Right now all
> I take
> are an occasional low dose Xanax when I think I am about to lose
> it from
> the pain and stress. It is actually one of the few things I can
> tolerate and it does help some.

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