The old adage, “hindsight is 20/20” is absolutely true. Had I known what I know now and the struggles associated with post surgery life, my initial recovery stages would have been much more seamless and easy. Basic daily tasks became difficult at best, impossible at worst.

Doctors often fail to address the mundane difficulties of day to day life post surgery. That being said, while I am on the road to recovery, I wanted to share some tools, tips and tricks that have helped me during my recovery. I underwent spinal fusion and a neck procedure so these tools were vital to helping me carry on with my daily life. This is by no means the only list, a full and/or a complete list nor am I endorsing any specific products or companies. …


Ariel Blum

30 yr old recovering from emergency neck & back surgery all in 2 weeks. Seeing the support, feeling the love, taking it day by day and keeping track w/this blog

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