Saturday, October 13, 2007
Well I had a reality check from the Anesthesia Dr that was going to put me under Anesthesia. He said that because I am so morbid obese that it would be very "risky" to put me under Anesthesia. So after further investigation they decided that the best way to do my DNC would be to give me a Spinal Epdermial. Which is what they do when someone has a C-section. I have never had a baby so I never felt what it was like. Two words- Crazy and scary. It was such an unbelievable feeling to not be able to feel my legs or my midsection down to my toes.
Hearing the Anesthesia Dr utter the words "Morbid Obese" mixed with the words "risky" and even "death" have now scared me to the point of losing my weight once and for all. He said because I am morbidly obese by going under Anesthesia I can increase the risk for a Heart Attack, Stroke and even death. Well what great words to tell someone when they are heading for surgery. But they have to warn you. So I was blessed to have another Anesthesia Dr come and talk to me and he actually took over my case and he said that they would not be putting me through Anesthesia because of it being too risky for me. Instead I would get a spinal eperdimal. Thank God! I was awake through the DNC and it was over within 11 minutes.
My lesson learned I am getting this weight off! It is very dangerous to be 335 lbs and I have learned that if anything happens while I am this weight I have a greater chance of having complications. That is just crazy. Right now as I am living I am a healthy human being but one day I may not be so lucky. Especially as I age. So with all this knowledge that I am now fully aware of I will be finding and keeping my motivation until I get all of this weight off. Then once it is off I am going to maintain my weight loss. Until then I will make my goal 5 lbs at a time. I definitely want to live a long and healthy life. I have a long time ahead and I refuse to ever hear that I am MORBID OBESE AGAIN!!!
Thank God the surgery went well and I am doing so great. I feel great and my news so far is that I don't have fibroids or polups. Now the next step is to find out what the biopsy results are. My Gyno Dr is excellent and he made me feel very comfortable through out this whole process and he did a great job and so did the hospital staff. I am very grateful and I am even going to write to the hospital about how wonderful their staff is. The people that worked with me from the beginning to the end were wonderful. Thank God!