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10-24-2010, 11:52 AM   #1
BLM
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Surgery went well

Wanted to let everyone know that my surgery went really well!! No intestines were taken out!! My dr was able to clear some blockage without removing the intestines. They took out my gallbladder, did many biopsies of the small intestines, took out some mesenteric lymph nodes and fixed a hernia. So a lot of work, but no where close to what I was expecting. Im in a considerable amount of pain, but taking a lot of meds to help with the pain. Hopefully this will be the end of my battles for ever, and if not for ever than a very long time. I will keep you all posted on how things are going over the next few days. Thanks again for all your prayers and support, you guys are nothing short of amazing!
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10-24-2010, 12:13 PM   #2
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Glad to hear everything went well, and hope you recover quickly :0)
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10-24-2010, 12:15 PM   #3
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Glad to hear things have gone well - hope you recover quickly too!!!
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10-24-2010, 01:56 PM   #4
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YAY! That's great news Bev. I hope you have a speedy and non eventful recovery!



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10-24-2010, 08:22 PM   #5
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Yay! Hope you are feeling like yourself ASAP!
10-24-2010, 08:53 PM   #6
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Great news. Hope your recovery is nice and smooth.
10-25-2010, 04:51 AM   #7
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Hey Bev, glad to hear it went well!! Looking forward to more good news!!
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10-25-2010, 06:31 AM   #8
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Awesome, hope each new day brings progress.
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10-25-2010, 08:31 AM   #9
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Thats great news Bev, all of the best on the road ahead.
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10-25-2010, 08:40 AM   #10
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Fan bloody tastic news Bev!
Speedy recovery and big hugs your way
take care and rest up
xxxxx
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10-25-2010, 08:56 AM   #11
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That is great news, I'm wishing you a speedy recovery.....

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Surgery: Small bowel strictureplasty 02/19/11 and 11/17/11, then a small bowel resection 4/6/12.
Yeah, 3 surgergies in 13 months
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Imuran (azathioprine)= Pancreatitis
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10-25-2010, 10:08 PM   #12
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get well soon!
10-26-2010, 12:22 AM   #13
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Glad all went well,,, Get better soon.....
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