Sunday, December 2, 2012

God Bless everyone.

I am so sorry it has been so long. I had the surgery on Nov 7, and it went well (according to the Doc). It was pre-cancerous, but no cancer was found. Thank you Lord!

I have to admit it was hell. The first few days were a nightmare of pain.
The first time I woke up and was actually conscious in the ICU of the hospital, I noticed my stomach, It was huge. In fact in a movie I saw years ago, I think it was Alien, this woman was pregnant and an alien ripped out of her stomach. Well that was me. When I sat down, my stomach stuck out further than my tata's. Let me tell you, that is BIG! It actually kinda scared me.

 But once I was released to go home. I finally could see the light.

I am surprised really how long it is taking to get back to a normal life again. This week I have started taking my dog Dakota for walks in the neighborhood. It feels great. I have lost most of my endurance that I use to have when walking. But, I know it will come back. My son has been a true blessing to me. In the beginning, I used a cane to walk around the house and yard. He would follow me everywhere to make sure I didnt trip or get hurt. He would put my socks on for me when my feet got cold.  I couldnt bend since my stomach was so bloated with gas.  For Thanksgiving, the husband smoked the Turkey and my son cooked all the other items. It was nice. Heck, his stuffing was even better than mine. : )

I am feeling much better. I am suppose to return to work, 2/1/12. But I am aiming for January.

I have missed all of you and hope you all are having a blessed holiday.



8 comments:

That corgi :) said...

So good to hear an update about you Gracie! You've been on my mind; been meaning to write; forgive me for not. So glad to hear no cancer, wonderful thankful news indeed!! What a blessing your son was indeed! Glad to hear you are feeling a bit better; you will get your endurance back I am sure slowly and surely!! Honestly if they want you out until 2/1/13; take the time. No work is worth your health!!!

hopefully you'll continue to feel better so you can enjoy the upcoming Christmas holidays!

betty

Mom to the Fourth Power said...

Welcome back!! It's good to hear you are getting back to normal. Sorry it was so hard there... you are one touch cookie, though! You will get your endurance back in no time. SOOOOO glad it wasn't cancerous. That is great news.

Take care sweet friend!
~Margene

AlmostGastricBypass said...

thanks for the up date Great news !!

Julie said...

I am so glad you are feeling better and that things turned out great. YEAH!!!
Still praying you heal fast but don't rush going back to work, it will be there in February. Take the time to heal and enjoy the holiday.
Take care Gracie and have an awesome evening!

Karen said...

So glad you are on the mend. Awesome to have your son helping you. Very much a reflection of your great parenting, too.

Rest up and glad they caught it at an early stage. Rooting for you.

MB said...

Glad you are on the road to recovery. Hoping you feel better and better every day.

Stormy@Big Butt Theory said...

I have been out of the loop in the blog world for way too long. I pray your are healing and recovering well. :-)I have been outta the loop for awhile and look forward to reading your blog more regularly...as I am trying to get back on track.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...

Stormy@Big Butt Theory said...

I have been out of the loop in the blog world for way too long. I pray your are healing and recovering well. :-)I have been outta the loop for awhile and look forward to reading your blog more regularly...as I am trying to get back on track.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...