surgery is over

Here I am back home and doing so good. The surgery went so well , the liver specialist said the spot on the liver was barely attatched and so he just took a small slice . My oncologist got to the lymp node and managed to take that out and she explored all of my stomach and could not find any more cancer. She said I was clean of cancer. Could I ask for any thing more.
I know all of the replys and songs and love from you all is what made my experience in the hospital a good one.
Now with all that said I have to tell you all about the pain of it all ,I am a very sensitive person to pain meds., to the point that I get very dizzy and my world gos out of control the room spins and then I throw up uncontrolable, on the day after surgery 7 student doctors came in to my room as they actually did for the 3 and a half days I was there, well this morning they turned on the light and that was a big no no because I was also light sensistive and within a few minutes of talking to me I started to throw up and it was going every where I heard one doctor say to all the others go out leave and it was so funny they took off running , I had a good laugh about how comical it was after the nurse came in and gave me a shot for the nausea. I went in on monday and went home on thursday morning. I feel good today and I owe it all to the good lord my quest now is to get back to my volunteer work and painting and sewing and crafting I have so much I want to keep doing and now I can.
Thank you all for your beautiful words,thoughts,concerns and I know my sister lindaje has kept you informed about me and I couldn't have done it with out you all and her she is my rock she told me to be strong and get up and walk so I could get out as soon as possible so I did and now I am on the road to recovery.
Bless you all send all the love I feel your way.
Paula

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What wonderful news. Thanks for checking in already. I send you good thoughts for uneventful and quick healing.

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Great News and Praise the Lord for a fairly short hospital stay and your good news. Stay strong, keep walking and know that your "sister" are with you!

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Take good care of yourself and get well. Glad to hear that everything went well.

God bless!

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AWESOME NEWS SISTA! You had me laughing about the docs running outta your room when you spewed everywhere! LOL Sooooo happy to hear your cancer free now! :-) Get your rest ..then get back to doing all the fun things you love doing!!
Love,Kim

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I am so happy that everything went so well for you. The image of those student doctors "high tailing it" has me laughing out loud.

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What wonderful news you have to share with us.....God is good - Praise God.!!!!

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Just like a pack of doctor wannabees to run and get a nurse at the first sign of anything ugly....

Glad to hear everything turned out well. Rest up. Sounds like a good time for crafting :)

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This is great! Hope each day gets better and smoother for you. Now you can finally relax and get on with your life. All the best and keep us posted...Colette

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Great news, and I can picture all the interns/residents running for cover! Great story.

I went to a teaching hospital too, and had "the group" come in several times a day and ask stupid questions. They seemed to take turns leading, and it was funny to see them practice their bedside manner.

Heal quickly!

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What a relief. Heal quickly,

Anne

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WELL IT IS NOW 6 P. M. AND I HAD TO RUN TO MY DOCTORS OFFICE FOR A LOOKIES AT MY TONGUE, IT LOOKS LIKE I GOT THRUSH, JUST WONDERFUL.
DOES ANYONE KNOW ANY THING BETTER THEN NYSTATIN ORAL SUSPENSION WHICH I HAVE TO USE 4 TIMES A DAY. IT IS THE WORST TASTING STUFF.
THANKS AGAIN FOR THE GREAT REPLYS.
PAULA

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Wonderful news, Paula! It must be hard to be so sensitive to pain meds. Way to break in the new doctors! :-)

I am so glad to hear you are on your road to recovery and will soon be back to being able to do all of your favorite activities. God bless you!

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I am so glad things went well and we were kept up to speed. The vomit story is hysterical as i can seen it in my mind. I did also have thrush but can't remember the rinse i used. Hooe that clears up for you.

Cheryl

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Paula,
Glad to hear that the results of your surgery went well. I had to laugh at the thought of all those student doctor's running out the room, the thought of that is hilarious! I got thrush really bad after my first chemo infusion and I went to patient first and they gave me Clotrimazole 10mg lozenges. It has worked wonderfully for me, and they gave me enough to get me thru all six chemos. They do not taste bad at all, and I take them 5 times a day. I will keep you in my prayers!
God Bless You
Sandy

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Paula fantastic News! Praise God! Speedy healing! MWA!!!

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Glad your surgery was a success. I hope you heal quickly. Maura

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I am so happy that you are feeling better. I loved your story about the student doctors.

My husband was in emergency several times last year before and after his neck surgery. One time, there were two young residents and two nurses standing around his bed. He started to throw up and they all kind of fanned out, like the Meerkats in the episode where they were all circling a snake that had come into their burrow. When the snake would strike, they would all jump back as one unit, then go forward again to take a closer look. It was so funny!

To see those doctors and nurses coming in close, then backing up, just like the Meerkats was hilarious! We have had many laughs over that episode!

I am going into surgery on Tuesday, February 1. I am hoping for some good news myself.

Stay strong!

Angel

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Great news and what a wonderful story about the student Dr's :-)
Be sure and post your first painting for all to see.
Prayers and hugs <3 Cathy

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So happy for you and everything went well in surgery and your results are great...Please take care and God bless

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