|Subject: Big Adventure Booked|
Posted Aug 26, 2011 by Teasswill
I have a date!
Hosp rang this morning and offered Fri 2 Sep. So this time next week I will probably be under anaesthetic
Everything crossed for you, Teasswill. Have made a note in my diary and will be sending you good vibes on the day.
Good Luck Kidda ~ be prepared to be knackered when you wake up - you may not know what they're doing but your body still does.
Try to spend the time between now and then thinking up a new vice.
Got anxious mother to deal with today at hubby's birthday lunch. All our family birthdays this year have been poorly situated amongst all this cancer folderol. Hoping younger son's one at end Oct will be better, after my 6 week follow up.
A new vice, hmm. Don't suppose anticipated bed wetting falls in that category?
I hope all goes well.
Only if you intend to wet the bed whilst swinging on a chandelier.
I've been brought forward a day - so one day less at work & bring all my arrangements into play tomorrow...
Well you'll be recovering by the time you read this, so well done !
Oh and the surgeon says have you seen his watch - because he's not seen it since he was elbow deep in your kidneys.
Back home, weak & leaky!
Must do lots of walking now. Full update when feeling stronger.
Better or worse than having a baby ?
Keep going Kidder.
You don't feel so unwell after having a baby but there seems to be as much time spent feeding & changing....
Walking is all very well then, but it sounds like you have to push a commode as well ~ either that or walk in circles round the town convenience.
sorry, been off hootoo for a bit. Hope things are going well and you are recuperating properly. Keep well and best wishes for you.
I have 4 assorted bags strapped to me so I'm fairly mobile. However a certain intermitent urgency is restricting me to the house & garden. Also means no risk of having to interact with all the local well wishers. I have a circuitous route which is about 100 metres. Today I have done 3 laps - not bad for 10 days after being 10 hours on the operating table!
The surgeon had a break at half time ...
Lady Mary Archer ( wife of Jeffrey, chairman of our local hospital trust & 10 yrs older than me) has recently been in the news having had the same op. I'm encouraged that she is doing so well having had same surgeon etc.
Time for my next snack now.
Probably easier for a woman, they're used to carrying bags full of rubbish all the time.
Incidently the bit when they pull the bags out is fun - I especially like it when they tell you not to breathe.
Yes, I'm not looking forward to the tubes being pulled out. Wondering what they do about the hole that's left.
Feeling more confident about leaving the premises now, although district nurse due today. Perhaps just 200 metres up the road & back.
You can barely see my three holes now - admittedly thats partly because of my chest hair ~ which may or may not re-assure you.
I'm waiting for different hair to grow back but not where the holes are...
Compared with my 12 inch scar (neatly circuiting my navel) & general lumpiness, the holes are minor & healing well. Shame I've had to keep the stents longer as that wound is sore & gungy.
At least you won't have to suffer the pain men do when shaved in the lower areas. The agony that is a "semi" flopping back onto the stubble.
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