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« on: June 12, 2012, 10:54:42 am »

My partner Michael will be in hospital for a corrective procedure on Thursday. It is estimated to take four to six hours. He underwent surgery as a baby and lost part of his intestines and is heavily scarred. The operation is to help fix the scarring and to investigate the effects of the surgery. I know that the risk to him is minimal and that you are more likely to be hit by a bus, but he may require a blood transfusion as the surface area involved is fairly large. Naturally Iím a little worried Sad

Iíll be with him on Thursday.
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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2012, 11:00:01 am »
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Things seem to have been difficult for you recently. I hope everything turns out ok for him and you.
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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2012, 11:00:45 am »
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All my best to both of you. 
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2012, 11:50:25 am »
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Both of you will be in my prayers.
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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2012, 11:51:05 am »
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Best of luck.
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2012, 01:43:29 pm »
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« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2012, 01:48:34 pm »
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Both of you will be in my prayers.
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« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2012, 09:27:09 am »
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All my best to both of you. 
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« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2012, 09:43:18 am »
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Best wishes to him.
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« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2012, 01:44:34 pm »
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Everything will go fine Smiley Good luck!
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« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2012, 03:16:55 pm »
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May best for you two, Andrew.
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« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2012, 06:32:34 pm »
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Best wishes to both of you.  I'll be praying for him.
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« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2012, 01:47:27 am »
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All the best for it, I'll be thinking of and praying for you both.
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« Reply #13 on: June 14, 2012, 02:14:05 am »
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Best of luck! Hope the surgery turns out well!
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« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2012, 04:29:06 am »

Thank you for your kindness Smiley

He was under for four hours and came round yesterday evening. He was able to smile at me. He was still on morphine so later his conversations had flashes of brilliance followed by talking drug induced nonsense (He had to behave or the nurse would 'hit him with a stick' for example Smiley )

I'll be dropping by later today to see him.
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« Reply #16 on: June 15, 2012, 09:06:31 am »
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Good news. As to the morphine bit, I thought there were no nerves in the intestine. I watched my own colonoscopy on video because I refused to be put under. I hardly felt any pain at all, and enjoyed the tour of my own body. I also knew I was clean before the doctor told me (just two tiny white polyps). I lost my battle to watch my own hernia operation a couple of months ago however. But the anesthesiologist had to work on me for awhile before I submitted. How can you savor life if you aren't awake? Every experience is precious.
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« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2012, 09:13:32 am »
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Glad to hear that, afleitch! Smiley
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