I am one sore person.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by ridgefire, Nov 21, 2008.

  1. ridgefire

    ridgefire Songster

    Jan 8, 2008
    Northern Michigan
    To give my friends here an update as to why I have been missing.

    I have been having problems with my gall bladder. I spent last weekend admitted to the hospital for pain control and Thursday I went under the knife to have it removed. Well when the surgeon went in he found a lot more than just a bad gall bladder.
    I had some damage to my liver that was bleeding into my abdomen which had to be repaired, he also found part of my intestine was starting to twist on itself and would have eventually caused a blockage. So he fixed that as well. Thank goodness I have one of the best surgeons out there. I will say though my 30 minute surgery turned into an hour and a half on the table. I am now out of the hospital and trying to take it very easy at home. But when you have chickens to take care of nothing is easy.

    Well I hope to try and check into chat later, but I will see how I am feeling.
  2. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    At least the surgeon was able to catch it all and fix the problems!! That sounds like a lot to go thru.

    Hope you are back to normal and feeling great soon!
  3. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Wow, thank God you're all right!!! Those sound like serious problems!!!! Keep us posted and assign someone else to chicken duty (if someone else is available) so u can heal up!!! [​IMG]
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Wow, Thats a lot to go through! Glad your surgeon was thorough. Get as much rest as you can...no need for relaps...or letting infection in. Glad to hear you are on the mend.
  5. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    Oh, wow. I know exactly what you're going through. I had my gallbladder out in August then got a bowel obstruction while recovering. The obstruction was the most painful thing I've ever been through and it was three days in the hospital before I could even take a deep breath.

    You will get better!
  6. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    And to think I've been complaining about a bad earache all day...

    kind of puts things into perspective.

    Get well soon.
  7. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Wow that is alot on your plate! Get well soon!
  8. hoosier

    hoosier Songster

    That sounds quite painful!

    Hope you are feeling a lot better now that they have corrected all of those problems!
  9. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Songster

    Jul 8, 2008
    Washington State

    Im happy to hear your surgery, although worse than expected, was a success. When you are feeling up to it come on by chat [​IMG]
  10. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    Thank God you got those problems sorted out.

    Take good care of yourself and try to get some rest as and when it is possible.


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