Re: Attacking the Hydra Again!

From: Peggy (
Tue Sep 7 19:21:19 1999

At Tue, 7 Sep 1999, Meg wrote: >
>Hi all! I've missed you, my weeks have been hectic. :(
>So, I am having surgery one more time. This time to use an adhesion
>barrier. We hope it will work, since I "re-stick" within a few days.
>I'm hoping the barrier will give me time to heal and prevent the
>adhesions from coming back.
>I am also going to do some other things that might help. I am starting
>a Tai-Chi class, to help increase the oxygen levels in my body. It is
>thought that lack of enough oxygen is part of the problem which leads to
>adhesion formation. Tai-Chi isn't "excercise" in the extreme athletic
>sense. It is more of a movement therapy, slow and gentle. It also
>helps your soul and energy!
>And I am looking into vitamin/supplement which will also help in oxygen
>exchange and make healing easier and quicker.
>Sometimes, you just have to give it your all. And if the adhesions do
>return, well, the other changes I make will help me cope. :)
>Glad to be back!

Hi Meg,Sorry to hear that you have to have surgery.I hope that everything goes well for you with the adhesion barrier.When is surgery scheduled for? What barrier is the Dr. useing? My hopes are with you that this works for you. My pain management Dr. has me walking a couple miles a day and swimming 5-6 laps 4-5 x's a week.Which is going very well.He also wants me to do Tai-Chi twice a day for 20 minutes.I bought a video but I just can't seem to get into doing it.I watched the video a few times and find it to be very boring,as a matter of fact the first time I watched it I fell asleep.I told the receptionist this and she laughed,She told me that it is suppose to be for relaxation and obviously it worked .Just not the right way.Well I have to go for now but will be back on either later or tomorrow."FRIENDS THAT STICK TOGETHER" PEGGY >

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