Month: February 2016

Surgery Eve…

All the tests are complete, all the checks are checked and all the steps are completed. Tomorrow, ‘Operation: Life Reboot’ is underway. I had a follow up with the doctor’s office today, as well as a meeting with a counselor that I will be seeing to adjust to all of my new life changes. I …

Nutrition Visit…

So, my last big appointment (outside of signing paperwork on Tuesday afternoon) is complete. Today, it was the nutritional appointment. Here is what I know: 1 – The first week after the surgery will be liquid only.  Sugar free popsicles, broth, tons of water (flavored water is okay), but nothing with ANY amount of sugar.  …

2 days to go…

  Little stuff to update… – Had a great ‘(Half Of) KDawg’s going away party Friday night.  Really surprised by some of the people who came.  It was just a great time, and was great to get out with friends without worrying about any of the post-surgery stuff.  I didn’t eat as much at the …

Fear…

I’d be lying if I said wasn’t nervous about the surgery. Sure, Franciscan is a ‘center for excellence,’ which I believe I a really cool way of saying that they have killed less people than most other hospitals.  And I’m not saying I expect anything bad to happen. However, in my ____ years on the …