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WOOHOO AND WHOOPIEEEEE!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, December 05, 2012



BMI this morning is down to 38 from 43


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CHALLENGER15 12/6/2012 6:28AM

    Wonderful!

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EATVEGAN 12/5/2012 11:09PM

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SCRAPPINPOLLY 12/5/2012 11:30AM

    Woo hoo!! That is awesome! Congratulations!

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Final Visit To the Surgeon and From Home Health

Monday, December 03, 2012



I got a good report from the surgeon's office and a total release. They said the incision should be completely healed within a week. I can now lift 20 to 30 pounds.

Finally got brave enough to have some radishes and a couple slices of raw turnip.

Home health said the same thing as the doctor that all should be healed within a week.

Now it's just a dressing change and no packing as there is very little drainage.

Return visit to primary care doctor on Dec. 26.

God sure has taken good care of me through all of this and I sure do praise and thank Him for being with me through it all.

Elsie

  
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MARYBETH4884 12/4/2012 6:27AM

    God is good !

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Silly Goal Update

Sunday, December 02, 2012



A few months ago several of you humored me with silly goals......here is an update on mine.....

I have 2 silly goals:

1. to wrap myself in a regular bath towel ....and have it fit

2. to fit in the space in front of my washer...(it is a small space)..

Needless to say I haven't reached either one yet........I am still working on them.

Do you have a couple of silly goals? Join me and have some fun!!

If you posted some--how are you doing? Have you obtained any of your silly goals?

Since my surgery has resulted in a 21 pound weight loss---at the moment I can wrap a regular towel around me---almost........hehehe....it comes together at the top but lets my middle still hang out to the wind....lol

I can fit into the space in front of my washer as long as I don't lean on my incision and holler in pain.........lol

Still working on them.....Have you got any silly goals???

Elsie

  
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DANCINCAJUN1 12/5/2012 3:26PM

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CHALLENGER15 12/3/2012 6:02AM

    emoticon I like them!

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JUSTLLAMA 12/2/2012 10:30PM

    I love those goals! I think I'm going to snag the bath towel one!

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CLWALDRO 12/2/2012 10:27PM

    I do not consider any goal silly because it brings me closer to the person I want to be.
It looks like you are making progress on your silly goals

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BRRRRRRRRR!!!!

Friday, November 23, 2012



Before getting sick and having this surgery, I was able to be comfortable with the heat at 68 degrees now I am shivering at 74. Looks like this is going to be a cold cold winter for me. Maybe it's the 21 pound weight loss.

Anyway, I will have to be real careful to not put this weight back on.

I just want to be warm!!!!

Elsie

  
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YIGOBUTTERFLY 11/25/2012 6:53AM

    Layer, layer, layer! Also, heating pads for the feet may help keep the whole body warm.

Jane

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JOANNS4 11/24/2012 9:37PM

    I hope you can keep warm. So glad you came through the surgery o.k. What an experience you had.


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CHALLENGER15 11/24/2012 7:16PM

    I am enjoying a warm pair of house shoes right now, and already in my fave pajamas...I must be warm! Perhaps you are a soup lover, and that will help, as well as perhaps a cup of hot white or herbal tea in the evening.

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LABRATIAM 11/24/2012 7:38AM

    emoticon A little something to warm you!

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GLITTER60 11/23/2012 8:40PM

    if you cant have a hot toddy, than i suggest getting flannel pjs and a heavy blanket. emoticon

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DANCINCAJUN1 11/23/2012 8:03PM

    yep, we went from a balmy 65 to 32 here in Ohio today .... windy windy .... great for shopping today though ... stay warm !! Roc
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COOP9002 11/23/2012 1:54PM

    Hope you are able to get warm. Have a great day!

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First Post Op Report

Monday, November 19, 2012



Had a good report from the surgeon today. He removed half the staples today and said home health can remove the rest next Monday.

All is healing well and I have been released to drive again.......no longer caged.......lol

Elsie

  
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JOANNS4 11/24/2012 9:38PM

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CHALLENGER15 11/20/2012 7:29AM

    Wonderful!

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Glad you got a good report before the holiday!

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SUNSET09 11/19/2012 9:25PM

  This is great news and just something else to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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