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It's Official, I Am An Ostomate!!!

Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:23 am

The pain is intense! I feel like I did a million sit ups!

ice chips are now the most delicious things in the world. Gratitude is the most important word of the day. 

They went through my Belly Button, just two little incisions. 

My AA Sponsor came by my room at the hospital at 11:30 last night! 

The nurse caring for me is so nice! 

 

 

 

  Past Member
Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:22 am

Welcome abord mate.eaight ice chips for 30 days.eaight very little.after 3years still no app.ok keeps me slim.less weaight to carry.easey to go up steeps.every thing has a reason.if you know what I mean.live long and prosper jerz from Baltimore.seeyha.

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Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:52 pm

Rozanskyism,

  Welcome to the club!  Glad you got through the surgery without a hitch.  Now is the time for healing.  The surgery doesn't sound as invasive as it was for most of us.  You'll probably be on ice chips for at least a week, and then they will probably let you do surgical soft food.  Get ready to hate jello with a passion....lol

  Make sure you use the breathing apparatus so you don't get pneumonia and hold a pillow tight to your abdomen if you have to cough.  The medical staff is probably getting you up on your feet already.  The sooner you get off of the pain meds, the sooner you can get out of there.  We'll keep you in our prayers.  Hollar if you need anything.

 

Bain

Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:17 pm

Well we're glad to hear your on the road to recovery. God is good! Take one day at a time and before you know it, you will be home and looking head toward the future. We'll be here if you need support or have any questions.

Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:24 am

Hang in there, you'll be back up to speed soon.

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