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Hello @constancebabe and welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. You have had quite the healthcare journey. I am glad you have found this community and joined this conversation. It looks like you have successfully connected with several members already who are very supportive, which is great!

You will notice that I have removed your Facebook name and replaced it with a note to have people private message you for your contact information. We do this to protect your privacy from spammers and in general. You are allowed to privately share that information as you see fit.

All that said, it sounds like you have a lot of information you plan to use in seeking answers for what is next. Will you come back and provide updates so other members can learn from your experience as well?

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Oh….Thank-You so much for messaging me about the practices on this site. I have never participated in a chat room or a forum before and I’m kind of dense I guess, not realizing people could misuse my FB name or email address. Yes… I will definitely check back here…update my condition…and try to find answers to my many questions for sure!!!
This forum has been a godsend to me… I have researched corpectomy‘s a lot before, but I never thought about looking for a forum/chat room to find out some information from people that have gone through the same thing. My sister-in-law asked me last night if I had done that? I never even thought of it. I am so so glad I did it because yours was the first site I went to and it’s been a tremendous help in trying to understand what’s going on with me…..in thinking about what questions I should have answered …and also giving me some bit of ‘peace’ in realizing that I’m not the only one out there going through this.
Again, Thank-You for letting me in on this site. I truly appreciate all of the kind and caring people that have written back to me in hopes of helping me figure this all out. I know this will help me next week when I go back for my 12 week check up, while I still have some concerns about my walking ability and my legs.
As my son continues to tell me… ‘Take it one day at a time, Mom’ …and that’s what I’m trying to do. ☺️❤️

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