I've been receiving kind words from people thanking me for being so candid with my blog. I have some new pix to share and still feel a bit uncomfortable "exposing" myself, but I've been told the photos have been very helpful to those stepping into the surgery journey.
Pre op Nov 2011 Back
Post op Apr 2012 Back
Pre op Nov 2011 This is what my tummy looked like when my spine collapsed 4 inches
Post op Apr 2012 This is what my tummy looks like when my spine was stretched out, re-gaining 4 inches
Lizzie says my tummy isn't squishy anymore. LOL!
I had a couple of milestones the past few weeks:
Painted my toenails, I've discovered how long my arms are!
Pulled on my boots and zipped them up without help!
Woo hoo! :)