Spinal Surgery

This is 3 years today!

JosephReidNZ

On this day back in 2013 was the day when I had my big spinal surgery up in Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland, NZ.

The morning started at 5:30AM in my hospital room, lying there awake. I was told the previous day, everything would get going at around 6 in the morning. The surgeon came into my room to say that there wasn’t an empty bed in PICU (Paediatric Intensive Care Unit), but the surgeon wasn’t going to let that stop him from cutting me up like a Christmas ham (Drake & Josh reference).

The next thing to do was to clean my back from any dirt or germs, etc. Before I knew it, I was off down the corridor to the operating theater which was on another floor. So down or up I go, I wasn’t paying that much attention to what way I was going, as you can imagine, considering…

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