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Felling down today help me laugh

ryanttryantt Posts: 1,483
 So I’m still recovering from my back surgery, I’m feeling kind of down today. Four weeks postop I can barely walk, have uncontrolled pain, have to use a walker, and can’t even lift the lid on my egg.   I have contemplated selling my XLBGE, because I don’t think I’ll be able to use it. The lid is quite heavy and a little much for Norah Grace, so it will probably have to go. 

But like I said, feeling down, wishing I could go to work, and be functional. Please make me laugh, or I hear is the best medicine.

 I will post one picture to get things going!!!

XL BGE, KJ classic, Joe Jr, UDS x2
Massillon Ohio 
Fallow Norah Grace on Instagram @the_buckeye_bbq

Comments

  • Wishing you a speedy recovery. 

    A few funny sites that make me laugh...

    http://www.lamebook.com/

    https://www.instagram.com/gymfuckery/?hl=en

    http://badnewspaper.com/
  • What type of back surgery did you have?  I have had two in the past two years.  Almost a year apart.  I herniated my L4 & L5, and had to have a disectomy.  I was losing feeling in my left leg.  After my second surgery, I had a lot harder time recovering.  Just be patient and take your time getting better.  You will be egging in no time.  I couldn't egg for like 4 months.  Now I am good to go and pain free finally.   
    Midland, TX XLBGE
  • texaswigtexaswig Posts: 2,260
    Posted this a week or so ago on Facebook. Get well soon. 
    Scott
    Greenville ,Tx

    Xl bge with woo2 and ajustable rack
  • ryanttryantt Posts: 1,483
    @Hook_emHornsfan_74  I had to have a redo of L5 S1.  I broke some hardware re-herniated the desk and had L4/L5 Discectomy again. Unfortunately my doctor was on able to fix the broken hardware. In his words it was quite a mess in there, and he did what he could to help me. I need to heal up from this surgery and have another one in about a year. This ti discectomy again. Unfortunately my doctor was on able to fix the broken hardware. In his words it was quite a mess in there, and he did what he could to help me. I need to heal up from this surgery and have another one in about a year.  Next time the plan is to go in through the front infuse me that way, this will be a very long and complicated surgery requiring my neurosurgeon a vascular surgeon and a general surgeon. The vascular in general surgeons are only there in the event something goes wrong, the way he explained it is this we remove and slide your intestines out of the way, remove as much of the desk as we can, put in  some sort of synthetic desk like material and fuse everything front and back. 

     The reason I feel down and discouraged today is I’m really only able to walk about 50 feet before I can no longer take the pain. Pain shoots down both of my legs, and I also lose the ability to stand at times I have now fallen down the steps, because of this. Also being home alone, I realize how much my wife and daughter have been doing for me to help.  

     
    XL BGE, KJ classic, Joe Jr, UDS x2
    Massillon Ohio 
    Fallow Norah Grace on Instagram @the_buckeye_bbq
  • WoodchunkWoodchunk Posts: 853
    Wishing you a full recovery. Does your KJ have the new airlift system?
  • AcnAcn Posts: 2,782

    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

  • ryanttryantt Posts: 1,483
    @Woodchunk it doesn’t but I emailed Bobby to see if I can get the new hinge on my kJ classic.  Also Norah is able to lift that one prettty well. 
    XL BGE, KJ classic, Joe Jr, UDS x2
    Massillon Ohio 
    Fallow Norah Grace on Instagram @the_buckeye_bbq
  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 944
    edited January 7
    This would be funny, but there is no punch line.

    Memphis, TN 

    LBGE, SBGE, Hasty-Bake Gourmet, (Akron was gifted to a friend)
  • alaskanassasinalaskanassasin Posts: 1,104

    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • One of my all-time favourites....



    The grin says it all. 
  • ryantt said:
    @Hook_emHornsfan_74  I had to have a redo of L5 S1.  I broke some hardware re-herniated the desk and had L4/L5 Discectomy again. Unfortunately my doctor was on able to fix the broken hardware. In his words it was quite a mess in there, and he did what he could to help me. I need to heal up from this surgery and have another one in about a year. This ti discectomy again. Unfortunately my doctor was on able to fix the broken hardware. In his words it was quite a mess in there, and he did what he could to help me. I need to heal up from this surgery and have another one in about a year.  Next time the plan is to go in through the front infuse me that way, this will be a very long and complicated surgery requiring my neurosurgeon a vascular surgeon and a general surgeon. The vascular in general surgeons are only there in the event something goes wrong, the way he explained it is this we remove and slide your intestines out of the way, remove as much of the desk as we can, put in  some sort of synthetic desk like material and fuse everything front and back. 

     The reason I feel down and discouraged today is I’m really only able to walk about 50 feet before I can no longer take the pain. Pain shoots down both of my legs, and I also lose the ability to stand at times I have now fallen down the steps, because of this. Also being home alone, I realize how much my wife and daughter have been doing for me to help.  

     
    I can see why you’d be discouraged. Chin up. You’re lucky to have a wife and daughter to help you out - that’s what family is for and I’m sure that while it places additional responsibility on them, they’re happy to do it because of what you mean to them. 
  • smokingalsmokingal Posts: 228
    One of my all-time favourites....



    The grin says it all. 

    It's "Smokin Gal", not "Smoking Al".
    Egging in the Atlanta GA region
    Large BGE, Kick Ash Basket, Smokeware SS Cap
    http://barbecueaddict.com
  • ryanttryantt Posts: 1,483
    @GrateEggspectations trying to stay positive, it’s just challenging at times.   I’m hopeful that tomorrow will be a better day.  

    I truly thank you for the encouragement and reminder of how blessed I am.  I have a wife and daughter who sacrifice and put aside their own interest to help me.  
    XL BGE, KJ classic, Joe Jr, UDS x2
    Massillon Ohio 
    Fallow Norah Grace on Instagram @the_buckeye_bbq
  • GulfcoastguyGulfcoastguy Posts: 2,054
    No nothing wrong with a large and I only have a medium personally. In time you will probably be a lot stronger than now.
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