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55 hours after surgery...

Monday, August 26, 2013

I got home from the hospital this afternoon following my gastric sleeve surgery. According to my surgeon, it was a "textbook" operation! No complications or errors, everything went very smoothly. I stayed two days, which is a bit more than usual. But I didn't want to go home until I had kept some food (liquids) down and had a BM. That all happened Saturday night, so I was ready to come home Sunday afternoon.

I'm having trouble swallowing anything larger than a tablespoon of liquid. It gives me cramps if I take in too much. Tomorrow morning, I face a gauntlet of liquid medicines, to help with nausea, heartburn, and of course, pain. At least I didn't have to bring home self-injections of Lovenox like when I had my hip surgery...

Heading to bed early tonight, hoping to get my strength back. Stay tuned!

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  • no profile photo GOALWTIN7
    One day at a time. Hope you continue to blog and keep us updated. I see a big shopping trip for smaller size clothes in your near future. Each day will be easier, good luck.
    2586 days ago
    Hope your up & about feeling better soon.... emoticon
    2586 days ago
  • no profile photo CD9690487
    Keep up that positive attitude. Sounds like you have a long road ahead, but you will travel it well sir! emoticon
    2586 days ago
  • no profile photo CD13245384
    Best of luck to you after surgery. Hope you continue to recover well and feel better real soon.
    2586 days ago
  • no profile photo CD13564730
    Hope all goes well.....Best wishes on your journey!
    2586 days ago
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