I had a pretty intense back surgery in November. Lots of removals, chiseling and chipping going on in the spinal area.
2 weeks later, and feeling so much better, I went to see my surgeon, and probably 2 weeks and 1 day too late asked, "So what did you do?"
He began, "We removed your remaining disc in 3 places, chiseled out the spinal column to give the nerves more room."
"We usually chuck those pieces of bone out, but in your case we fused them with flash-frozen cadaver bone and attached them back onto your spine for strengthening."
Questions I did not ask.
Should I be writing a donor thank you letter?
Did they use bone from a bad ass muthafucker?
Or an elderly lady with osteoporosis?
My friend Amy said I'm lucky it was a human and not a pig. Thanks.