TERRIBLY WEAK BUT “STILL KICKING”
Exactly a week ago today, I entered the operating arena for the 4th time since July 27th 2009. The surgery that I underwent a week ago tonight lasted 6 hours, and was challenging due to the surgeon’s need to skillfully avoid scar tissue areas from previous surgeries. He removed my gallbladder as planned, sewed me back up, and I found myself in the familar territory of my room and with my nursing friends. I am doing well, but progress is slow in certain areas. Yesterday and today, they had me up walking, and that is a sure and certain sign that I am on the mend. I suspect, but have no sure and certain knowledge that I will probably be discharged just before Christmas, but not then in new and minted condition. Thanks for all of your prayers, and I’ll keep you informed from this site about every three days.