Re: adhesions & seprafilm

From: Marlene Wheeler (
Tue Jul 17 19:09:58 2007

Disability, you can work part time and not loose your pay, but the amt is really restricted, and they need to know. Check their policies. Marlene

>From: "IAS Admin (Tracy)" <>
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <>
>Subject: adhesions & seprafilm
>Date: Sun, 8 Jul 2007 21:41:53 -0500
>From: [] On Behalf Of
>Kelly Murray
>Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 11:25 PM
>Subject: Re: adhesions & seprafilm
>I had the spray gel used and some people feel they are in good shape. I do
>not. I think they are going to have to come up with something else.
>I am also on disability. Can you work part-time and not lose all of your

>>----- Original Message -----
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
>Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 6:51 PM
>Subject: Re: adhesions & seprafilm
>I had my 27th obstuction in May 2006 which again ended in open surgical
>repair. They did use seprafilm. I can't say how well it has or hasn't
>worked, as I haven't had any obstruction now for 14months, yet i suffer
>regularly from debilitating abdominal spasms and pain. If you HAVE to have
>surgery for an obstruction, then it doesn't hurt to put the seprafilm
>inside. But I wouldn't recommend ever having surgery just for the
>adhesions. I used to think that was the answer to my pain, when in fact
>only thing it did was create more adhesions, led to more obstructions and I
>have more pain and problems now than ever before. My first obstruction was
>in 1990. I' ve had 26 more since. I've had a total of 34 surgical
>procedures over the past 17 years. It rough..I know how all of you feel.
>I've been on disability now since 2003...finally got approved SSD in 2005.
>I'm actually hoping to attempt a part time job soon ! and am praying my
>health and intestines work with me to perhaps start moving towards getting
>my life back. You couldn't pay me to have surgery to remove adhesions ever
>again, unless I was obstructed and my life was in danger.
>I have fabulous doctors here in Chicago if anyone ever needs a
>Take care all.

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