Saturday, April 23, 2011

Saturday update: oUT!!!

Out of the hospital. Dropping off rxs now, one for pain (vicodin), another for nausea (zofran).  

I picked up my iphone for the first time an hour ago after 4 days. What a change!! I'm usually so busy on this thing.

I have been miserable. Worst pain and hospital experience of my life!!  I had the room dark, eyes closed, in pain, minimal talking, no noise, no tv. Just wanted to survive the pain, not from my brain. It was every muscle in my body. Perhaps my growth hormone, also produced in the pituitary, could have been affected during surgery, causing all the socially isolating symptoms. 

I'll feel better after a small subway sandwich and good nap in my own bed.

Thank you for following along and rooting for me. 

It's, tumorless Melissa, making a report

I have been discharged, and we are waiting for transport to wheel me down to the car.

I'm okay. Ready to sleep at home. Surgery looks like a success, given my major withdrawal symptoms from the cortisal even on day 1 post op. This road to recover will be very bumpy, and I will feel worse for 6-12 months before I feel any relief. M

Day 3 post-op update

We are waiting to get discharge clearance from internal medicine for the Diabetes Insipitis and then the neuro should write the discharge orders. Melissa is still tired from not sleeping for the first 48 hours post op. She did get some rest last night. She hasn't read any txt messages, but wanted to thank everyone for the messages and good wishes!