Thursday, July 19, 2012

Surgery

My mom (Grandma Spiehs) has surgery tomorrow. It's outpatient surgery. She had Polio not too long before the vaccine came out. Then it started attacking her body once again after she got married.

Here's her ankle that was fused awhile ago:


She had a hardware person in the room when she had surgery. Crazy!

Now her toes are turning under. They are putting pins in her toes to help them stay straight. Sounds painful to me!

8 comments:

Tina said...

Oh that really does sound painful. I hope she has a speedy recovery! My hubby's aunt has polio as well but hasn't had any surgeries like your grandmother has, yet.

My Journey With Candida said...

Ouch!! I really feel bad for your Mom. Give her my best wishes. I had a Hip replacement many years ago and a revision about 6 or 7 years ago. NOT FUN

TrendyFashionista2 said...

Once your Mom heals, I am sure it will be better than walking around with her toes folded under. Hope all goes well with the surgery. I am sure you will keep us up to date.

~ Noelle said...

oh that hurts me to read... please know i just stopped and said a prayer for you and your family
hugs

Veronica Lee said...

I pray she has a speedy recovery.

Have a blessed weekend, A!

Petula Wright said...

Oh that does sound painful! "Funny" 'cause I just emailed you to ask about your mom. I hope she recovers quickly and isn't experiencing too much pain.

Dee said...

Poor thing! She's in my prayers!

The Timeless Garden Of Eden said...

Alissa,
I forgot about this post... How is your Mom doing?

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