Happy New Year – 2014!

A bit late now I guess but Happy New Year! I wanted to write a bit of an update on me and how my back is doing now I'm 3 1/2 years post op. Flexibility wise my back is the best it's been since surgery and bending to pick things up off the floor, rolling over in bed and things like that no longer seem to be an issue for me, which if you'd told me that at around 3 months post...Read More

3 years post op!

Today I am three years post op from my scoliosis surgery and I really can't believe how fast that time has gone. So much has changed in the last three years and I've come so far, I am now very busy studying an MSc course whilst working full time - hence why I havent updated my blog for a while! I've been so busy getting an assignment done this month that I almost forgot that it was my three year...Read More
Half Woman, Half Robot…

Half Woman, Half Robot…

So, what it is really like living with titanium in your spine? Can you feel the metalwork in your back after scoliosis surgery? Does it restrict you in any way? I know I asked myself these very questions prior to my scoliosis surgery. I am fused with two titanium rods and 21 screws and from T3 to L3, which is most of my spine. The screws are also pretty big, as you can see from my X-ray above! Can I...Read More