Major Hip Surgery Without Medicine
Author: Cheryl M.
Skill: ZYTO Compass
Word Count: 1,059
Questions Received: 14
Testimonial ID: 8438-OR
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On February 20th I had the misfortune of throwing my body to the floor as I hurried through life. When I hit the ceramic tile I heard the crunch, but jumped up in disbelief and continued on with my cleanup project. I next attended our Lenten service, choir practice and a Thrivent Financial Meeting. It wasn't until getting up from the hard chairs in fellowship that I admitted to the fact I had done damage to myself.
We arrived home, and my husband oiled my hip and leg heavily with our anti-inflammatory Young Living Essential Oils. I awoke in the middle of the night, using the bathroom with not unbearable pain. I arose at 5:00 so Terry could once again apply the oils before going to our garden level basement to open my childcare, at this time I had no swelling. I soon realized I could not meet the needs of my children with the state of my body. Crutches were out of the question.
X-rays confirmed I had broken my tibia right at the top of my leg. All consulted Physicians agreed that circulation to the hip bone was impaired, and a hip transplant would be necessary.
After transport to my choice of Medical Facility some 70 miles away, surgery was scheduled. At this time I found myself truly blessed on this new "Holiday" I had been given. I explained to my surgeon I would be using essential oils for my pain management. He gave his permission if I promised to alert staff to any break out pain. Thus my adventure began.
I lay for a day awaiting surgery unable to eat or drink. I did muster up enough saliva to take a capsule of Helichrysum a half hour before being taken into surgery. The triage nurse for surgery appeared, with a bit of an attitude, and immediately said I smell herbs, are you on herbs? Asking God to forgive me, I responded that I had smelled my Helichrysum in my room, and must have gotten it on my fingers. The conversation that followed was all about these wonderful Young Living Oils. She was definitely going to go on line and check them out by the time I was wheeled into surgery. I didn't think to give her my distributor #, which is not like me. During surgery it was reported I had minimal blood loss. Thank you God and Gary Young!
Coming out of surgery I started mixing my Morphine Bomb. This recipe is: 5 drops Sacred Frankincense, 5 drops Idaho Balsam Fir; and 5 drops Copaiba. Being given the extra day to prepare for surgery I had called my up-line for pain recipes that I could formulate there in the hospital. After receiving her reply, I instructed my husband to bring my oils to the hospital when he returned before surgery.
The other pain formula I used was 10 drops Helichrysum, Elemi, Idaho Balsam Fir and Palo Santo; 5 drops of Clove and Peppermint; and 20 drops Vetiver and Valerian. I alternated this with 5 drops Idaho Balsam Fir, Vetiver, and Helichrysum; 2 drops Peppermint and 10 drops Valerian. This was done because I really had no warning about the need for the oils and I didn't want to run out. I NEVER WAS TRULY IN PAIN. Yes there was discomfort for the way my body had been traumatized, but nothing that was beyond handling.
A dear oily friend came to the hospital with her ZYTO daily and would run home and get whatever oils I didn't have that were called for and apply them with Vita Flex to my feet. She also relieved the minor swelling in my thigh that had developed after surgery with massage and oils. Massage was also applied to my bottom around the incision for swelling. I had my computer with me, and instructed Terry to bring my ZYTO along to the hospital with him when he returned. Thus I could save Tawn a trip with her therapy being able to share my reports by phone before she left her house.
I had immediately started taking Sulfurzyme, BLM, ComforTone, OmegaGize, Longevity, Alkalime and Super Cal after surgery. There were a few who scoffed at me, but none could deny that I was not on any pain medication and my bodily functions all were on cue.
One RN showed great frustration when I refused a Tylenol at the hospital for a slight fever I spiked before being dismissed to Rehab. I said I would take care of it with my oils. When he returned to take my temp it had gone from the 100.8 to 98.9. What else needs to be said.
The reason I refer to this adventure as a "Holiday" is I truly was not in any pain, my room smelled like a spa, and the interest I generated towards Young Living was huge. Everyone was fascinated by this strange good smelling woman who had undergone a hip transplant without the need of pain meds. They loved coming into my room and hanging out. I will increase my down line substantially with follow up; one nurse having signed up before I left Rehab.
My recovery has been phenomenal. I threw my walker away three and a half weeks out of surgery. All hip restraints were taken away by my surgeon five weeks out of surgery. My small three inch incision has healed beautifully with absolutely no seepage; the bandages were taken off the second day after surgery. My RN sister received this information in horror. My wound was covered with steri strips. I was graduated from Physical Therapy three and a half weeks out of surgery without the use of a walker or cane.
I am 68 years old, in very good physical health having operated a child care business for the last 40 years with a very high pain tolerance. My husband and I started our wellness program some thirteen years ago incorporating Young Living as the major resource some six years ago. It was an unpleasant hiccup in life at best, but one that was made into a positive experience. Gotta love these wonderful Young Living Essential Oils!
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