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Surgery Went Well!

Friday, October 18, 2013

I went in for surgery on Tuesday at 11am and was released from the hospital on Wednesday at 1:30pm. I did everything they said. I walked, walked, walked and used the spirometer.

It was very hard to get food in on Thursday. I could only eat a couple of bites of scrambled egg mixed with cheese and lowfat mayo. Then around dinner I tried cottage cheese.

I did try popsicles and Ensure but they were way to sweet for me.

Thursday night I did have a emotional incident. I cried for about 15 minutes. Tired, hormonal, relieved. I told everyone I was not in pain but I just had to cry. After I settled down, I slept for 6 hours!

I woke up today feeling very good!

Today I had the scrambled egg again with some unflavored protein powder added. Only a couple of bites. Lunch time I at 1/2 cup of greek yogurt with protein powder added. I got the entire 1/2 cup down!

Crystal Light Peach tea is tasting really good also. I cm increasing my liquid intake.

I cannot believe I am not hungry! I know I am still swollen and a hunger sensation will come back eventually but it is such a great thing not thinking about eating and being hungry every second of the day!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LOVINGAFRICA 10/20/2013 2:35AM

    I am so happy for you!
Soups! Good job on all that walking!

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LFROCILLO 10/19/2013 4:32PM

    If you get the chance, read my blog page about HIBERNATION SYNDROME.
R> I found this information very helpful. I just had my surgery on 9/26! Good Luck and keep up the great work! emoticon

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CORTNEY-LEE 10/19/2013 6:18AM

    am so glad to hear things went well for you!

The crying thing is totally normal. Your emotions will be a wreck for a while. It will go back to normal.

Best of luck!

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REAGANESQUE 10/19/2013 3:24AM

    Very glad everything went well....take it easy this week. Your body has a lot of healing to do! emoticon

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DELIA38961 10/18/2013 9:42PM

    glad everything went good hope you get to feeling even better

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GONNAMAKE3 10/18/2013 5:07PM

    Glad your surgery went well!

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