Hell’s teeth. The spectre of back surgery, which I’ve been trying to dodge for the last ten years, is upon me. In two days time I’ll be in a London hospital having an operation to remove small parts of the L4/5 and L5/S1 inter-vertebral discs, which are compressing the sciatic nerve root thus causing pain, numbness and loss of strength in my right leg and foot.
2013 has been too challenging in terms of disruption, chronic pain and disability. Here’s to a successful outcome – meaning the symptoms resolve, and here’s to a motivated rehabilitation, strong recovery and a graduated return to being active. I have a list of goals and they all require a fit healthy body.
Here’s to good health!