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Old 09-30-2020, 07:08 PM
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He has the worst blockage side scheduled for Oct. 13, and will do the other side when the first procedure is totally healed.
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Old 10-14-2020, 05:57 PM
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Doctor performed an endarterectomy on Nedra's left carotid artery, and cleaned out the plaque, all done yesterday. No problems, and she is back home. She goes back to him in two weeks, and I assume she will find out then when they will do the other side.

Thanks to all for your good thoughts and prayers.
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Old 10-14-2020, 08:48 PM
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My prayers are with you both; God bless.
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Old 04-06-2021, 08:51 AM
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Took Nedra to the specialist yesterday. He has ordered up a MRI since it has been over 6 months since the previous one. Later, he will schedule her for outpatient surgery at the hospital, where they make two small incisions, and fuse two small rods in the affected area. It takes up to 9 months to fully heal, but he feels like this will enable her to walk again without the walker. This is the first time since her ordeal started, well over a year ago, when I have some confidence that she is going to get better.
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Old 04-06-2021, 09:32 PM
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We are certainly praying for a good outcome. Keep up the positive attitude, Al.
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Glad to hear it Al. And I sure appreciate the update, too.

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Old 06-14-2021, 10:16 AM
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Thanks to all for the good thoughts and prayers for Nedra. She had the arthroscopic spinal fusion procedure this past Friday, and the doctor says it was a perfect outcome. I don't mind admitting that I cried when I saw her stand upright without pain for the first time in over a year.

Going to be a lot of work involved in the total recovery, but I have faith in God and Nedra that she will win.
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Old 06-14-2021, 11:52 AM
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Awesome news, Al. Of course prayers and positive thoughts will continue.
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