franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Tried something new: pureed pot roast - YUMMO!  Cooked it in the crockpot.  Cooked for 8hours.  Ive been droolling the whole time.  Meat was so tender that I thought about just eating it as it was but to chew chew chew. ...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Finally - Finally!  I had a 100% day. I got my protein in.  I got my fluids in.  I took all my vitamins and calcium.  I did my WATP brisk walk for 15 minutes.  All of this B4 midnight too!! ...

franRN76 lost 8 lbs since Jan 15 9 years, 1 month ago

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Update - Been a bit since I blogged.  So here goes.  1st off the pain in my side is much better.  I get a little twinge now and then to let me know that I have overdone it a bit.  Been taki...

franRN76 lost 12 lbs since Jan 07 9 years, 1 month ago

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
just to ease my mind - I ended up calling my surgeon about the pain that I have had to my left side.  The soreness has been a little worse today, but I also got a sharp shooting deep pain in my left side...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Put a dent in my protein - Drank 2 protein shakes with FF milk.  for a total of 60g protein (52g from shake and 8g from milk).  Had to force them down, but I didn't gag.  Think i did pretty good with my flui...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Yep I'm doing it - Sipping on my protein shake made with 4 oz of FF milk and 1 scoop of body fortress (strawberry).  Taste is a bit strange.  Guess that is because i haven't really had them in almost...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Energied today - Got a 2nd wind from somewhere.  LOL. Was up early today.  Started drinking early and haven't stopped.  lol.  Definitely met my goal for fluids.  Milk was bad so I didn't do the pro...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Came home wend. - surgery went well. no complications.  was up and walking within 3-4 hours after getting to my room from recovery.  urine output was low.  had to get a coupled of fluid boluses.  to...

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franRN76 lost 1 lb since Dec 31 9 years, 1 month ago

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Better day - Pain is better today.  The key is to stay on top of it.  Extra strength liquid Tylenol is my best friend.  Been taking it a few times today.  Morphine only once so far.  That was b...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
The time has arrived - In just a few hours I will be waking up and heading towards the hospital.  OMG!  I cannot believe that the time is here.  I'm nervous, but not too bad.  Unless the nausea all day t...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Dear Future Me - This is hard to write, because I am having a hard time imaging 'YOU'.  I have seen the person that I am , as I am now writing this, for so long.   I am not so sure that you will re...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
In just a few days - Got a call at work yesterday from the hospital where I am having my surgery.  I am the first case, which is kinda what I wanted.  But, oh my, I have to be there by 5:30am.  sheesh....

franRN76 lost 8 lbs since Dec 26 9 years, 1 month ago

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Pre-op diet continues - Less tempting foods at work tonight. Trying to stay ahead of the game when it comes to the protein.  Hopefully that will help keep me away from the leftover holiday JUNK.  I fe...

franRN76 lost 7 lbs since Dec 10 9 years, 2 months ago

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
1 Week til surgery - This liquid diet is harder than I thought it would be.  Maybe it is so tough due to it being the holiday season.  The last 2 days of work have been surrounded with cookies, cakes, ...

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franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
my day - 8oz hot tea decaf 8oz hot tea decaf 24oz beef both 24oz hot tea 6oz diet 7-up 10oz crystal light 24oz water w/ proti (15g) 1 scoop body fortress (26g)w 4oz FF milk 2 scoop...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Grocery shopping - Not necessarily a good thing when you haven't eaten anything in 2 days.  Every freaking thing looks good and m stomach started growling.  But I so needed some SF jello to take to w...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
2 down, only 12 more to go - Of course I am taking about the liuid diet.  I can do this!  I wish that I would have given up my sodas a long time before this.  I am not sure if the headache  is from the carb wi...

franRN76 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
It's Official. I have hit the 2 weeks PRE-OP mark - Pre-op die tstarted at MN lasnight, whih I was at work.  Good thing that I was busy at work, because I was able to fight through the snack attack. I didnt necessarily pack appropri...
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01/03/2011
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Aug 23, 2010
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