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FINALLY Home After 9 Days and 2 Surgeries...... geesh

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,578
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:24 AM in Matters of the Heart
We finally got to come home today, after being there 9 days!! I haven't ever been in the hospital for that long! I had awesome nurses and docs so that was a major plus.

They scoped my belly to look for adhesions and whatnot. Found NO adhesions!!! (Thank god). But found that my female organs were a mess. I had 3, yes three, fallopian tubes... I knew I was a freak. My uterus was twice it's normal size, and both of my ovaries were covered in cysts, one the size of a walnut. I also had some condition that is akin to endometriosis, but I had the tissue growing into the muscles and not my abdominal cavity. I had never heard of it so I can't remembember the condition. Anyway, you get the picture.

Had the Scope on Monday, and had a complete and total hysterectomy, ovaries and all. Pathology on everything showed NO SIGNS OF CANCER so for that I thank god.

I am in ALOT of pain right now.... got home and settled in from the hospital around noonish. Boy do I get tired fast! I have to be careful and not over do, or trip and fall like I do sometimess. It's time for me to take care of me, and allow those who love me to help me out too knowing that they do it because they love me. I am so independent that I hate having to lean on others, but I am a work in progress.

Well, I am on enough meds, pain or otherwise, right now that I am going to stop typing before I just start to ramble

Thanks to all of you who sent the prayers my way. We got them ALL!!!

Hugs and love,

Amy
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  • Glad everything worked out and no "c" Hope you heal quickly. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
  • Hi Amy,

    Glad you are home. I loved what you wrote -

    "It's time for me to take care of me, and allow those who love me to help me out too knowing that they do it because they love me."

    That could be a daily affirmation. ;)
    Glad your spirit is healing as well as your body.
    Take care of you,
    O-
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  • Glad that your home, and that there's no cancer. That's great news.
  • Good to see your home..you take care...
  • Hiya Amy >:D<
    Glad your home :) and on the road to recovery. Take it easy, and one day at a time >:D< . Wishing you well, and stay strong :? . Hope to chat soon :) . Blessings O:)


    Angie >:D<
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  • Amy,

    Rest up and heal up. Just glad that you were able to find out what was causing you all that pain. Make sure those ER docs find out what happened!

    "C"
  • Hi Amy,
    I'm glad you had no cancer and that this surgery is done and hopefully you will have less pain and can concentrate on recovery.
    LJ
  • Ime glad your home and safe! Ime glad the tests came back ok too! take the love you have coming and wallow in it shamelessly,love goes both ways and obviously Mike has enough coming back to him that he cant stay away! love to you and yours,and heal up fast so we can see your smile!
    William Garza
    Spine-Health Mod
    erator

    Welcome to Spine-Health

  • amy...no 'splaining to me needed for what you have been through...I was in the same place in 7/00 :O I never even thought about the cancer thing until the doc told me what she had to remove!

    Very happy for your results, take care, get better soon, and you'll feel like a feisty teenager soon!
  • I am so glad that you have finally gotten to the bottom of things! hopefully you will feel like new in no time!
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