My bandage finally came off. It was barely hanging on so I had hubby call the surgeon's office. Guess what!?!? They're closed until next week!! No joke... And their message said "if this is an emergency, hang up and call 911". Umm, well... I'm not bleeding profusely, but according to the literature you gave me, … Continue reading Day 7 post-op
Last night was the best night sleep I've had in a long time. I only woke up twice between midnight & 10am. So I am very thankful for a good night's sleep. I'm still able to manage on just 1 Tylenol 3 every 4-6 hours and I'm trying to push the time between pills a … Continue reading Day 6 post-op
Well, I wish I could say my plumbing system kick start of yesterday was enough to have business running as usual, but alas, this is not the case. My system is still extremely sluggish despite the addition of a laxative to my diet. If things aren't moving by tomorrow, I may not be able to … Continue reading Day 5 post-op
I think I almost died... The first thing the hospital should do when they kick you out is give you a laxative. Then this could have all been avoided. After 4 days of eating lots of fiber (like they told me) and drinking tons of fluids, I still hadn't had a "movement". Got hubby to … Continue reading Day 4 post-op
Well, they say things usually get worse before they get better, and that seems to be the case with me today. The pain meds I was taking were driving me insane with itchiness so at 4am, I decided I wouldn't take it anymore. Not a smart move on my part. The itchiness subsided, but having … Continue reading Day 3 post-op
I'm happy to say that the discharge has pretty much stopped, but the pain is still pretty bad. More ear pain now than neck pain. Actually, it feels very much like I have an ear infection - the pressure and pain is quite similar. I'm still taking pain pills every 4 hours and finding the … Continue reading Day 2 Post-Op
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