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Old 07-28-2009, 11:53 PM   #1
NEVER EVER going back
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Red face I'm home!

My surgery went well and it went so well that they decided to send me home... they usually do with lap. people but they decided to with me as well.

Gall bladder is gone.
Pain is under control.
4 incisions all look good.

Thanks for all of the prayers dolls! They worked.

Off to bed.

On my own personal journey I started on September 27, 2008
Starting weight 377, Weight in spring of 2010 198, Weight in August 2011? In the 240's.
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Old 07-28-2009, 11:58 PM   #2
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Wow-you are one tough Cookie!! I guess after what you've been through, sleeping in your own bed, is the best medicine. Take Care, and try to Rest Up and don't over-do it!!


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Old 07-28-2009, 11:58 PM   #3
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Welcome home! Sleep well!
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:08 AM   #4
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Can you say....I Heart Percocet???LOL!!!
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:16 AM   #5
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wow, glad to hear you're doing well!
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:29 AM   #6
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awesome!! Rest up girlie

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Old 07-29-2009, 12:38 AM   #7
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Glad you made it home safe and sound, sweetie! I hope this is the end of all the trips to the ER for you!

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Old 07-29-2009, 12:42 AM   #8
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So glad you are home and on the road to recovery

Takin' it one step at a time!

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Old 07-29-2009, 12:45 AM   #9
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Yay!!! Glad to hear it went well.
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:46 AM   #10
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That is wonderful!
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Old 07-29-2009, 01:10 AM   #11
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Welcome back and speedy healing!
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Old 07-29-2009, 01:14 AM   #12
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So glad to hear it went well and that this era of gall bladder attacks is behind you! Rest up, stay ahead of the pain, and feel better soon!
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Old 07-29-2009, 01:26 AM   #13
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Rest and take it easy. You'll up and going in no time.

When I had my taken out, the key was to sleep slighly upright so that I didn't have to put as much work into getting up. Mine was done Lap as well, I just didn't realize how much you use your trunk (core) to do anything.
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Old 07-29-2009, 02:50 AM   #14
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Wow, that's amazing! Glad to hear it went so well and so pleased you're home already.

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Old 07-29-2009, 06:12 AM   #15
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Default What a relief.......

Yay!!! It's over. Finally. You can put those gall bladder episodes behind you now. Thank Goodness. Sounds like everything went well. Although am I hearing that you didn't get it done laproscopically? Regardless, it seems as if everything went smoother then smooth. Here's hoping your recovery does the same and then some. You are quite the trooper! Rest. Take care of you and before you know it, you will be up and running......
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