Back Surgery: Round 2
Last updated: January 2022
I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) back in 2017. I believe it was after my 1st surgery and now I also have spinal stenosis.
I am gonna have my 2nd back surgery Jan 24th because my spinal canal is being squeezed shut like a garden hose when you squeeze it. Gonna wind up having more metal put in as I am loosing more of disc and vertabrae.
This stupid disease stinks and this cold weather don't help none I dread this surgery but it's better than winding up in a wheel chair from my disc just crumbling apart
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