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Moving On!

I’m moving on.  I’ve had a good time blogging about retirement over the last few years.  I like to think I’ve helped a few people making the decision to retire and offered some good advice, even if I don’t always follow it myself.  171 more words

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An Update on the Back

I saw my surgeon last week, well his assistant anyway, and it was good.  She was happy to see I’ve been improving.  In her words, I beat the odds.  412 more words

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Moving on Without Going under the Knife

As I detailed last time, I have decided to forgo surgery on my back.  I wanted to wait to do some physical therapy before posting again.  725 more words

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More Decisions and a New Attitude

I was finally able to speak with my surgeon last week.  It was very productive and I got some bad news and some good news.  I’m not having surgery in the near future.  370 more words

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I've Made a Decision About my Back Surgery

I’ve spent the last week or so contemplating my back surgery.  I scheduled surgery for November 5th, 2012 and I was scheduled to have a partial diskectomy (shaving off the bulge on my L5-S1 disk) and a have my L4-L5 joint fused.  522 more words

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Another Side of Retirement: Surgery

As many of you know, retirement isn’t all fun and games.  I’ve blogged several times about the fact that while retirement is great, it’s still real life with real problems and real obstacles.  490 more words

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Back and Ready to Blog!

What a summer!  Not what I expected, but still fun.  My wife had her gall bladder out.  My back continues to hurt and I’m seeing  surgeon tomorrow.  269 more words

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