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Unread 04-03-2008, 02:50 PM
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just had my TAH yesterday. didnt get much sleep the night before , left home around 4:45am. was wheeling into OR by 7:45 am.. took a clonopin berfore i left home by the time i got to hospital i was feeling it's effescts.
everything went so fast. i was in the OR for over 9 hours...cant really remeber anything..
ran into a few complications i had adhesions everywhere, one really bad on my bladder, so i have a lovely bag i need to wear for a few weeks untill things get better in there.. Dr kept 1 overie. got all the cancer it was all contained in the uterus,,oncolist said she was sending it to lab and didnt think i woild neeed any further treatment..
lost a ton of blood 3 transfusion. I'll need 1 more tonight my hemocrit is still low...so i am getting some more blood...my surgery took so long that they didnt do the posterior repair I will have to back for that at a later time.
I cant believe i am actually here telling you girls all this...
I have to say that the anxiety pre-op was the worst and i am glad this is almost over.I asked my OB on a scale of 1-10 how bad was everything he said a 9.. wow...
i am on a pump for pain meds. dieladid...helps alittle bit but doesnt last for a long time..i have central line in my neck to help with my lack of veins.I will post some more a little later on as i can feel my brain getting tired from all this...
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Unread 04-03-2008, 03:36 PM
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Scare d cat
I'm sorry to hear about your complications! I'm glad that they were able to get most of everything done. Take care of yourself! Wow I didn't post until I got home your one tough lady! Best wishes. Keep us posted on how your doing. Sending prayers your way,
Unread 04-03-2008, 03:51 PM
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Thanks... i am waiting on my bloodtransfusion right now.. i will be in hospital fora least 5 days..yuck..
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Unread 04-03-2008, 03:55 PM
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scare d cat

You are amazing - I know I was not even THINKING so soon after surgery. Remember to take care of yourself ! Best wishes for your recovery and blessings for you.
Unread 04-03-2008, 04:10 PM
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Welcome on the otherside!!! We are so happy to have you.

REMEMBER: Follow your doctors instructions to the letter. When you start feeling well you are still healing inside so take it easy.

Good luck!
Unread 04-03-2008, 04:54 PM
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Thanks... i am getting another blood transfusion,(4) i tried to walk but nurse sent me back to bed b/c my hemocrit is to low ..
i am so happy the hopspital has wirelss so i can pass time talking to u...i am so happy to be on this side of the whole process.. i cant tell you how much support i have received here..
Unread 04-03-2008, 05:07 PM
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Scare d cat take care and get plenty of rest. I'm so sorry, you are going to be ok.My prays are with you. Like everyone has said take is slow and remember that you have to heal inside.

Best Wishes To You

Unread 04-03-2008, 05:14 PM
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welcome , and congratulations the hard part is over ! I had to have transfusions also, my hemo was dangerously low, they make you feel so good !
May I offer some friendly advice ?- I had felt so weak and tired for so long, when i finally got the transfusions i felt like a new person ! i didnt want to rest , i had too much energy, and the pain meds, made it all the easier ! lol.. even in the hospital, i would zoom thru the halls with my Iv,, telling the nurses " look out - here comes Speedy Gonzales " lol... I paid for it later tho.Just a word of caution for you. I am glad your feeling better and Im so happy your getting great care, and our prayers will continue to be with you.. Many Hugs and lots of Prayers !
Unread 04-03-2008, 06:30 PM
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Hey there Scare D Cat

to the post-op side.

WOW - I can't believe that you are online already!!!

I will continue to for you.

Continued blessings on you ....
Unread 04-03-2008, 06:35 PM
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Scare D Cat, you are one determined woman. Glad to hear you are now on the other side and please pamper yourself in the weeks to come.

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