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From Paul On October 12th, I went to ER doubled over in pain They did CT scan and X-ray, showed nothing. I’ve never been in so much pain, they admitted me.
13th- surgeon comes to introduce himself and says I’ve seen reports, the good news is I see no masses etc.
Around 2-3 I get sent for another scan, now showed 1-1/2” hole in bowel, and a stomach full of poop. An hour later, an ultrasound. Then surgery. I woke to find myself on colostomy bag, “temporary” they say.
I remain in hospital till the 18th. Total hell.
I was released at 3 PM
On 19th. I came home to start recovery. I’m bleeding thru the 8” steel staples holding me together. Mike Brown comes over and puts a pad and tape on it, last night I bled about 4-6 ounces. No sleep. Geoff flew up and was here around 3:00 yesterday.
Today we went back to ER to have incision checked and fixed. Between 9 AM, and me refusing admission, at 3:30 they did another Catscan, and a heart ultrasound just for fun.
Tomorrow AM I have an appointment with a Cardiologist. Plus there is a small clot on my spleen, which is nothing to worry about, plus my pancreas is inflamed. Tonight I’m home dealing with 1st Issue. Recover and get off colostomy bag.
I am beat into the ground. How did this happen? No Idea. Too exhausted to even talk now, PZ