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getting ready to blow this pop stand [May. 7th, 2009|04:54 pm]
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I received a unit of blood during my stay - and my hemoglobin has already taken a dive from 9.5 post transfusion to 8.8
...the good news is that I'm not bleeding anywhere, the problem seems to be what we thought, an iron absorption issue. I met a real nice gastrointerologist, so that is pretty awesome.

I had an endoscopy done & a colonoscopy to find out if there were ulcerations or anything... the colonoscopy procedure is not my favorite but CRIMINI what sadist thought that making me drink 3 liters of GoLYTELY was a good thing! Crap... well speaking of crap,
my system doesn't work like other people - I drank this ungodly amount of solution on Sunday for Monday's colonoscopy...
my system is so slow that last night, I was feeling the ill effects
O_o I must say that I'm incredibly grateful that I have a private room (I'm required to have a private room because I have had MRSA and I have VRE )

The nurses always comment on how skinny I am - lol they should have seen me before my TPN treatments


Before TPN treatments  3/7/09 Before TPN treatments 3/7/09
TPN treatments  May  7 2009 TPN treatments May 7 2009




hugs & peace to all of you
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[User Picture]From: cleobatya
2009-05-07 10:03 pm (UTC)
wow, it sounds like you are dealing with some pretty scary stuff. do you have colon cancer? despite your treatments, whatever ails you, and the hospital scenery, you are a really beautiful woman! it seems strange for nurses to make comments abuout someone's weight when they are sick in the hospital! I wish you a speedy and complete recovery.
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[User Picture]From: nepenthes59
2009-05-07 11:00 pm (UTC)
I don't have colon cancer *phew* I have had my ascending colon removed (along w/parts of my small intestines) - this was due to damage done when my bile duct was blocked - complications from an initial ulcer surgery

*Blush* thanks for your kind words the nurses never comment on my weight in any type of negative way
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[User Picture]From: cleobatya
2009-05-08 03:10 am (UTC)
all that sounds so yucky! but im glad to hear its not cancer. when you are fighting for your health, or see others fighting for thier health, you realize how many take good health for granted...
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[User Picture]From: patbjorke
2009-05-08 12:37 am (UTC)
*hugs*
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[User Picture]From: burzuk
2009-05-08 08:46 am (UTC)
*hugs*
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[User Picture]From: eightnoon
2009-05-08 04:39 pm (UTC)
my goodness, you've been busy. hugs and prayers to you, my dear. miss you so much. :3
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[User Picture]From: nepenthes59
2009-05-08 11:37 pm (UTC)
懐かしい

I am eagerly awaiting more pics of the jellybean ^-^


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From: hydebelle
2009-05-09 02:16 am (UTC)

*hugs*

Oh my sweet dear... I want you to make a hasty recovery! I wish everything were that easy huh? Regardless, I know you are a very strong woman so that makes me happy to know that all is well over there. Otherwise... a trip over is in order. I never been to the state you live so I'm sure it would be fun times (let me master the art of driving first.. something I haven't quite figured out how to do yet. Apparently I make god awful left turns. :-( hehe)
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[User Picture]From: ht_56
2009-05-12 10:29 am (UTC)
sweet helayne-san... know that you're always included in my prayers. *hugs*
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