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Unread 03-23-2002, 04:50 AM
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Hey Ladies! I'm home! I'm so glad to be home. I have been home for 3 days now. Just now able to walk to the computer (which is downstairs!) Had a wonderful group of nurses in the castle which took VERY good care of me.

The gas is still really bad. I'm already getting fustrated being in bed. Started on HRT the day after surgery. I'm so glad it is all over. to all of you still waiting. Take my word for it, waiting IS the hardest part.

Feel GREAT this morning. I know it won't last long so, I am enjoying it while I can this morning. Take care. Been sneezing this morning. OUCH that hurts!

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Unread 03-23-2002, 07:19 AM
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Welcome home Cheryl!

Sounds like things went pretty well for you in the castle. Hope the recovery goes just as smoothly.

About the gas, have you asked your doc what you can take to help with that? If it is bothering you, check with him or her.

Remember to drink, walk and rest. Take care.
Unread 03-23-2002, 09:32 AM
Welcome Home Cheryl

So glad to hear that everything went well for you.
Try some Gas-X for the gas pain. It really helped me. I think the gas settled down after about a week for me.
Hope the sneezes go away for you too.
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Unread 03-23-2002, 11:16 AM
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Hi Cheryl !!!! So glad you are home . We made it . I have been telling everyone the same thing over and over , the waiting really is the worse part. I have been using Gas X and it has really helped me. So glad to hear you are having a good recovery. I have not tried going down my stairs yet. Maybe next week. Take care and best wishes !!!
Unread 03-23-2002, 01:58 PM
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Hi Cheryl

I have been checking everyday to see if you have posted to say how things went in the castle.

You are a now!! I am so glad everything went good for you!!! I have 11 days and counting. When you are feeling more up to it please post to tell your experience!!

Take Care Of Yourself!!

Unread 03-23-2002, 06:50 PM
Welcome Home Cheryl :)

Glad to here that you are home and doing well. I will agree with you the waiting is the WORST! I am 11 days post and am feeling surprisingly well.

Unread 03-23-2002, 07:42 PM
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A big thank you to all the post op princesses who post to tell us how good they are feeling just a few days after surgery! It makes it much easier for those if us LIWs who are headed for the castle in less than a week... and who are now experiencing HIGH ANXIETY. Every time I start to lose it I log on to the site and read your messages. They really do help!
Unread 03-23-2002, 11:29 PM
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Welcome Home Cheryl

You look lovely in your shiny new crown. Here is a plate of warm chewy brownies
Be sure and get lots and lots of
Please keep us posted on how you are getting along, when you feel up to it. But don't sit for long periods of time.
Take Care
Unread 03-24-2002, 05:27 AM
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Welcome home! Sounds like you're doing great. I'm 10 days until my surgery. Sounds like I'll be buying some stock in Gas X!! Hope I do as well as you post-op.
Unread 03-24-2002, 05:30 AM
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Welcome home. Sounds like you're taking your walks around the house now! Don't forget the water and rest! I've already started stockpiling water, juices, etc, but my 13-year old son thinks it's all for him!!! I'm LIW and will be in your shoes in 10 days!


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