MusicMom123's Journal, 20 April 2009


WOW ! I had my surgery and apparently a gall bladder weighs 10 pounds ! LOL.... no, just kidding, but I am doing good again on my weight losses. I missed my last meeting since I was still in the hospital, but weighed myself at my folks house, and according to that, I am down to 176 ! :D Wheee ! :) But I feel that I was getting back on track before surgery, and went in at about 181ish, so that was already feeling fantastic.

Anyhow ~ I had a few complications during my surgery, I had stones in my bile duct, and apparently I had stones stuck behind my pancreas ! (How odd !) They also did a liver biopsy since my liver levels were always so high and I had high iron, but my liver is FINE ! The doctor said I have a "young, healthy and pliable" liver. THANK GOODNESS ! I was quite worried about that.

I am sorry I haven't been around for a bit, but have been recovering and starting to feel better.

Surgery was on Tuesday, and I was in for a few days, so I still can't drive and am slowly getting my appetite back. My tummy/abdomen is a bit achy, but other than that, I feel GREAT ! I go for a follow up on Wednesday with my surgeon.

By the way, I had a WONDERFUL surgeon ! I later found out he is the TOP SURGEON for the other hospital (that I didn't have the operation at) ! Also, my anesthesiologist was FANTASTIC ! He did such an awesome job ! I didn't even know I was intubated ! Aside from being sick upon waking up, that was the only issue... I feel great and am VERY thankful for the skilled hands who worked on me, and for the wonderful recovery I am having...

Thank you for your thoughts and prayers ! I know I didn't get to give anyone here a heads up, but some of you knew before I was going in at some point in time.... Thank you for caring !

Love you !
Always ~
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It is good to hear you are doing so well. I hope you continue to recover well and will be healthy from here on out! 
20 Apr 09 by member: dawn0001
One more thing, after the operation, my liver levels have been NORMAL ! So that is a Blessing right there too... YES ! PRAISE GOD ! 
20 Apr 09 by member: MusicMom123
Thank you Dawn ! :)  
20 Apr 09 by member: MusicMom123
congrats on the loss...i too had my gallblader out...not fun...but you will feel so much better 
20 Apr 09 by member: veggies yuk
Here is to a wonderful recovery to you! Great to here that your liver is fine too. 
20 Apr 09 by member: Deana Garcia
So glad to hear you are doing so good!! :) Glad to hear that it went so well, too. Way to go on a nice loss to go with it, too! =D Heal up and get well soon.  
20 Apr 09 by member: bullytrouble
I'm glad to hear you're doing well after the surgery. That gives me hope in case I ever have to get mine taken's possible! Welcome back, babe! 
20 Apr 09 by member: FakePlasticLala
Glad to see that your doing well! I had my gallbladder removed Aug 08, you'll be back to normal in no time! Congrats on your weight loss. 
22 Apr 09 by member: BPRIM


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