Yay, my dad came in this morning and I can’t be any happier! My recovery is going well. I realized a couple days ago that my body is having an allergic reaction to my pain medication so I had to lower my dosage a notch.
Here’s a quick recap of my surgery day: I started my pre-surgery prep work at 8am Friday morning and didn’t finish till about 11pm. By far the worst day of August! I was instructed to drink MoviPrep, a powdered mix with water. It tasted just like floral perfume…absolutely disgusting! I had till noon to finish [...]
Today they put in a PICC line; it’s similar to a standard IV and is inserted in my upper left arm. It was somewhat a painful process but I get to keep it in for a year if needed. The joy of having the PICC line is that I don’t have to get poked or [...]
This morning I woke up with a scratchy throat and after I had a sip of my morning coffee, I started throwing up. I took some pain medication and nausea medicine, but that came right back out. I spent the rest of the day vomiting and feeling nauseated, I ended up going to the ER [...]