Surgery Tomorrow

Last Update: June 15, 2016

Hello Everyone,

I know that many of you have not seen much of me lately and that's because I have been in a lot of pain over the last 6 months. In fact my neck pain is so severe that it gives me intense headaches, nausea and vomiting. I finally got a surgery date--tomorrow! My doctor will be fusing C4-7. That is 3 levels. It's going to be a 3.5 hour surgery and the worse part is I will be travelling to L.A. for surgery. I will be there for approximately 2 days. Please pray for me and my family, especially my wife who will be going with me. I look forward to a time when I can be more productive.

Thank you and God bless,

Edward Mijarez

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ruthrobinson Premium
I sure am praying that it does everything you need. I was told I was a candidate for it but did not have the insurance to pay the high cost. I believe you are going to be Pain Free
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mijareze Premium
Thank you...
Ed
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codevonish Premium
I hope all is well after surgery; holding good thoughts for you. All the best.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you codevonish!
Ed
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amgolf Premium
How about your neck, Is there any radiate pain or weakness?
God be with you
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mijareze Premium
Pain down my back, arm weakness. I was dropping things too. Doing some what better.
Ed
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DeniseOlsen5 Premium
I hope everything went well and you are on the mend!
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mijareze Premium
I am--thank you.
Ed
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Kav Premium
Wishing you best recovery and return to normal health.

Blessings!
Kav
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mijareze Premium
Thanks Kav!
Ed
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mijareze Premium
Thank you. Blessings to you too.
Ed
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improveimpac Premium
hope you're feeling better soon!
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mijareze Premium
Thank you for the beautiful flowers!
Ed
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Profithog Premium
Hey Edward I just saw this. Pain certainly sucks so I hope the surgery went well and you are already recovering nicely.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you and I am recovering now. I will answer only a few emails at a time. This spinal surgery was no joke!
Ed
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Profithog Premium
sorry you are having to go through this trial by fire but supposedly what doesn't kill you makes you stronger - personally I have found that makes you stronger thing only applies to working out lol
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mijareze Premium
Thanks. I'm doing better. I'm in physical therapy.
Ed
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gmegs Premium
You (and your family) are in my thoughts and prayers.
- be well Ed
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mijareze Premium
Thank you much!
Ed
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JulietAA Premium
Hi Edward,
My prayers are with you and your wife.
I pray you get better soon
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mijareze Premium
Thank you!
Ed
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Nazmi524 Premium
My prayers to you and your family. Fast recovery.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you!
Ed
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mckm Premium
I wish you the very best for your surgery and a fast recovery - Margaret
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Margaret.
Ed
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Loes Premium
Oww Ed, I didn't know you were in such a painful situation, I wish you all the strength you need tomorrow and wisdom to the doctors who will operate you.
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mijareze Premium
Hi Loes,
I am out of surgery and in my room. I'm in pain but at least I will feel better after I recover. Thank you for caring!
God bless,
Edward Mijarez
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Loes Premium
Take your time Ed:)
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TGrisaft Premium
I wish you all the best and will definitely keep you and your wife in my Prayers.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you TGrissft!
Ed
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LizPB Premium
Best wishes to you!!!! See you back real soon ;-)
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mijareze Premium
Ok Liz!
Thank you,
Ed
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stephhill Premium
Good luck Edward with the surgery. My prayers go to you along with a virtual hug. :)
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Steph!
God bless,
Ed
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stephhill Premium
God Bless you and your loved ones. I'll be thinking of you tomorrow.
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improveimpac Premium
Had my bowel perforate in march. two weeks in the hospital, a fifth of my large colon gone. You can get through it! I will pray for you
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mijareze Premium
Thank you so much for sharing your story.
Ed
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mobader Premium
Best Wishes for your health
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mijareze Premium
Thanks buddy. There will be a short recovery period but as far as fusing goes it'll take up to 6 months to know for sure. I'm going to take care of myself so it should be ok.
Ed
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ArmaniTol Premium
Get well soon, Edward. May we all hear from you again after tomorrow.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Armand!
Ed
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ruthrobinson Premium
Edward I understand completely, the Dr in Florida wanted to give me new vertebra for my c4 and 5. The pain is sometimes too much to bear but without insurance now, it's not going to happen. They said it will cost $10K plus I have to fly to them from Oklahoma. Mine was caused by a car accident. Anyway, I am only telling you this so you can know my empathy is real. I'll be putting you on our prayer chain for travelling and surgery and for your wife's calm heart while waiting. A swift healing for you. Please let us know how things turn out. I love praise reports!
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mijareze Premium
I will! I know your empathy is real. I will report back as soon as I am able.
Thank you,
Edward Mijarez
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mijareze Premium
Just wanted to thank you for your prayers. I have now been out of the hospital 1 week and so far so good!
Ed
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Ecowarrior Premium
Best wishes to you Edward, all the way from Australia!
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Australia!
Ed
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JeffL61 Premium
Hi Edward! Best wishes to you in your upcoming surgery. Rest assured that you are in God's hands and that everything will work out for the best in the end. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Jeff
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Jeff!
Ed
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RoopeshG Premium
Hello Ed.May all go Well with you.Will be praying for you.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Roopesh!
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AlejandraB Premium
My thoughts and prayers are with you
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Alejandro!
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DougAtkinson Premium
All the best. Pain free soon.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Doug!
Ed
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Salem Premium
Wishing you quick healing and hope you find relief. All the best.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Salem.
Ed
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SteveCrozza Premium
Good luck mate, all the best
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Steve!
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Bigbroian Premium
We got your back, Brp'.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Bigbroian...
Ed
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RobinHudson Premium
Prayers!
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Robin...
Ed
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Rean Premium
Wish you all the.best with your surgery.. Best wishes
Rean.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Rean...
Ed
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SadieChan Premium
All the best to your surgery and take care. Will pray for you, Edward.
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mijareze Premium
Thanks buddy.
Ed
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ValerieJoy Premium
My thoughts and prayers are with you Edward and your wife. Get well soon.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Valerie...
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Loubelle Premium
All the best for you and your family regards
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Lou
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AlexEvans Premium
Hi Ed, my prayers are with you and your wife, as you face this challenge. A positive out come and speedy recovery. It must have been a long haul for you over the last six months my Friend all the best and take care.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Alexander and yes it has been a long haul! Well I have been out of the hospital 1 week now. You take care buddy!
Ed
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Nikiska Premium
get better soon... positive thoughts are with your and your wife.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Niki!
Ed
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JudeP Premium
Thoughts and prayers are with you and your beautiful wife. Take good care Edward and we will see you when you feel a little better :)
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mijareze Premium
Thank you Jude!
Ed
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anonchov Premium
Will pray for you, my friend!
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mijareze Premium
Thank you buddy!
Ed
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