Patricia45 wrote a blog post 10 years, 10 months ago
Almost back to normal! - Ok, no more tube! Shew...was that a nightmare!  My incision is almost completely healed, still have 2 places that seem to keep leaking and fluid seems to still collect in one main ...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 10 years, 11 months ago
ok, I will try this again - One more appointment to get this G-Tube out!  Wed 1-4-12.  I really hope it comes out this time!!

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 10 years, 11 months ago
Went to the doc's office - he wouldn't take out th - What a huge disapointment.  I was told that staples and g-tube would come out at the 6 week after surgery mark.  They only had an opening for an appt, yesterday-4 days early to hit...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 10 years, 12 months ago
if I could just get this stupid G-Tube out! - Ok, so I am doing better, hole in my incision is getting smaller, drainage is getting less and pain is handled by 2-tylenol extra strength a day. But...this stupid G-tube is drivi...

Patricia45 posted a comment 10 years, 12 months ago
Hey, I just read about your stent - How did that work for you? I...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years ago
Back at the ER 11-27-11 - Wow, so my esophagus developed a 'leak' before connecting to my pouch and everything I was drinking was collecting in my abdomen!! Soooooooo much pain! Back to the ER/ admitted f...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years ago
SO MUCH PAIN!! - Ok, so I probably pushed the envelope coming back to work so soon - surgery was11-14-11, today is 11-21-11.  Never did I imagine the pain would be so bad.  I mean - really bad. Tu...

Patricia45 posted a comment 11 years ago
ok, so I see your date now. I am sure yours will go much smoother...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years ago
Finally Friday! - Ok, just got the time to be at the hospital - 9am! So, Thursday they drop this G-tube bomb on me!  Kinda freaked me out.  But I have done some research - I will still be able to...

Patricia45 posted a comment 11 years ago
I had the same situation - back in 2008 and I am happy to report that...

Patricia45 posted a discussion topic 11 years ago
OMG! What is a G-Tube?! - I went for my Pre-surgery visit today - Revision scheduled for 11-14-11.  They quickly mentioned that i would have a 'g' tube inserted?  I asked about it-they said, Oh, they will g...

Patricia45 posted a comment 11 years, 1 month ago
Revision Surgery is 11-14-11! First Grandbaby is due 3/17/12 - I...

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Patricia45 posted a comment 11 years, 1 month ago
ok, well - no change on the scale! >[ oh well-something is working...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
This is the LONGEST WEEK!! - ok, so it's Tuesday 11-8-11, this time next week it will all be just a memory - at least the surgery will - lol.  I have been trying my best on this 10 day diet, I can tell in my f...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
WooHoo, found an awesome omlet - So, I went to Denny's this morning..I was worried about what I would be able to order - They have a great omlet--egg whites, mushrooms, spinach, cheese, tomatos - comes with a smal...

Patricia45 posted a comment 11 years, 1 month ago
ok, so waiting isn't so bad after all, Dr. Keith was right on with the...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
Shew...diet class over! - wow, that was a really looonnnnggg class, but yes, it was very informative - and I must be honest...Had I had all of this wonderful information and support the first time I had thi...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
Getting a little anxious - Ok, so I have an appointment, tomorrow.  I have to attend the 10 day diet class, but the nutritionist already and even started the diet 7 days ago. There is a conflict at work wit...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
13 days to go! - Ok, so I have lost 6 pounds - already started my 10 day diet!!  So, Thursday I have to attend the formal 10 day diet class - then next Thursday 11-10-11, I get my pre-surgery blood...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
FINALLY!!!! - Wow!  I have the date!! 11-14-11.  Well, a little conflict with work, but hopefully I can work it out...but..I have a date! I had to purchase my protein supplement, lots of vitami...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
Still waiting! - Why is it --- no one gets in a hurry.  I got BCBS to 're-do' the approval in Dr. Keith's name and fax it over.  I call over there - oh, hang on--no, we don't see it, haven't gotten...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
Why is this so difficult? - So, I have the insurance approval, but now the staff at Dr. Keith's office says they must re-submit the docs to get approval in their name!! AHHHHH! Why does this whole process se...

Patricia45 wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
Waiting sucks! - 10-12-11 So....I am still waiting for my call.  Dr. keith said I would be able to have my surgery within 30 days, but I am getting more concerned as each day goes by - as this jus...
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