Author Topic: Calling all AN Veterens  (Read 16587 times)

marie

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Re: Calling all AN Veterens
« Reply #15 on: October 06, 2008, 04:35:49 pm »

    Mindymany:

             It's almost Happy Birthday! time.  I can't believe that I am in my 70s and will be 71 in about a month.   
           
             It's time for my annual MRI but I haven't made an appointment, yet.  A case of mild fear and trepidation is setting in.
surgeries : back of head 1967,1987
               translab 1991
               bone reduction 2002
               7/12  1968
               temporalis transplant  1969

mimoore

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Re: Calling all AN Veterens
« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2008, 07:15:36 am »
Hi Marie, Very interesting story. I remember when I woke up and was told they had to leave some tumour and I thought am I going to have to do this every ten years? Yikes! You are an inspiration, thank you for sharing your story with us. I know you are going to have to have your MRI again but keep in mind you are not alone- you have us. Thank goodness for technology.
Michelle  ;D
Retrosigmond surgery on June 4th, 2008 for an AN. 100% hearing loss and facial paralysis (was not prepared for facial paralysis). Size: 2.3 cm, 2.1 cm, 1.8 cm. some tumour remains along facial nerve. Pray for no regrowth. Misdiagnosed for 10 yrs.